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Brooklyn, United StatesThe Versatile Tinkerings of Helado Negro
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The Versatile Tinkerings of Helado Negro

June 28, 2012
Name: Helado Negro, or Roberto Carlos Lange, OMBRE, ROM, or Epstein depending on who you ask Where he's from: Brooklyn, borne of Ecuadorian heritage Genre: Electronic soundscape Most Like: Keep Shelly in Athens, MMOTHS Sounds Like: A trip to...
Malmö, SwedenGnučči Sheds the Banana, Debuts In Style
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Gnučči Sheds the Banana, Debuts In Style

Two years ago, Gnucci Banana roared into the spotlight -- dressed in a tiger suit no less -- for the cover of Miike Snow's "Animal" by Mash Up International. The new version might have struck some as strange -- it was manic and joyful, and the new beat...
Guadalajara, MexicoBelanova Runs the Streets with Coke
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Belanova Runs the Streets with Coke

Words by Kristie Bertucci. The 2012 Summer Olympics are fast approaching and Mexican electro-pop trio Belanova are super excited about their recent partnership with Coca Cola. A huge achievement in the band’s 12-year career, Belanova is set to sing...
Enter the Charli XCX Generation
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Enter the Charli XCX Generation

UK's Charli XCX has risen into music blogosphere phenom status recently, armed with a lo-fi aesthetic and incredibly catchy, decidedly excellent pop tracks laced with fuzz and darkness. Her mixtape Heartbreaks and Earthquakes is a fusion of club beats,...
Nazarenes Meditate on Roots Reggae
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Nazarenes Meditate on Roots Reggae

Name: Nazarenes Where they're from: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Genre: Roots Reggae Most Like: Damian Marley, Tikken Jah Fakoly Sounds Like: Ethiopia dreaming of Jamaica, or Jamaica dreaming of Ethiopia Favorite Lyric: "Human interaction needs...
Be Charmed by Monsieur Periné
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Be Charmed by Monsieur Periné

It might seem surprising that a band like Monsieur Periné can not only have a crazy amount of followers, but highly rabid ones. The Django Reinhardt-inspired Frenchy cutesy gypsy group from Colombia kicked major behind in our latest MTV Iggy Artist of...