New Latin Flirt
In our first episode, we embark on a journey throughout Latin American Subcultures. This time we focus particularly in the subcultures that aim to create a mixture of genres and styles parting from the diversity of the Latino culture.
We begin with "Digital Cumbia"; which takes Tropical and Precolumbian melodies joint with a Cumbia base and mixed it with electronic music. These styles have been marginalized and kept underground for generations, however, in recent years they have been receiving popular attention in South American countries such as Peru. - Watch an insight of digital cumbia here : --> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mZ3EY6-r2U
In the second part of the episode we will then move to another movement that also has emerged diversifying A mix of precolumbian and Electronic music particularly in Mexico, this movement is known a "Tribal".
- Watch how Tribal has influence the fashion of northern Mexico rural areas here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veQkt4tS0Tc
As the social stratification in Latin America has arguably never truly lost its Eurocentric Hierarchical nature, combining styles that are predominantly European, like techno and electronic, with those who emerged from Indigenous culture; this vibrant combo has also created intercultural collision within the Latin Americans. Although it often offers a new stage for cultural exchange, it has often been received with criticism. Join us to find out more13:00 - 14:01