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mexico city’s indie

los dynamite
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Maria Daniela y su Sonido Lasser
Maria Daniela y su Sonido Lasser

Today’s Observer Music Monthly, republishes in its selection from the New York Times, the article Mexico City’s Indie Rock, Now Playing to the World on the influence of online distributing platforms such MySpace-Music on Mexico City’s indie rock scene.
Commenting on the influence of the internet on a generation of teens that grew listening to american music and learning from global peer to peer independent distribution models, the article highlights a few cases of intermedia creativity,sampling and (re)mixing prolific visual and musical outputs, an example of which being the label Nuevos Ricos, by visual artist Carlos Amorales and musician Julian Lede (Silverio). Others to check include: Maria Daniela y su Sonido Lasser, Los dynamite, Rodrigo y Gabriela and ChiquitaViolenta.

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