Tag Archives: Mapuche

Online Event: Yo Canto a la Diferencia

Online Event: Yo Canto a la Diferencia

Two weeks ago, we had the honour and pleasure to run an inspiring online streaming event dedicated to Chilean music and some of its most gifted artists. It featured acts reflecting in their music “another Chile”, portraying their everyday life and setting to sound the joys as well as the...
Album Review: Newen Afrobeat – Curiche (May 2019)
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Album Review: Newen Afrobeat – Curiche (May 2019)

Newen Afrobeat are from Chile rather than Lagos, but are proof that afrobeat has become a global music to address injustice. Formed in Chile in 2009, Newen translates as ‘strength’ in the indigenous (and marginalised) Mapuche language, and the seven songs that make up the collective’s third album Curiche speak up...
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