Tag Archives: Folktronica

Daily Discovery: Pahua – El Traketeo

Daily Discovery: Pahua – El Traketeo

Pahua is Mexican singer/songwriter, composer, and DJ Pau Sotomayor, one half of Afro-Latin electro duo Sotomayor and up-and-coming and original exponent of the Latin American folktronica scene. In her sound, she organically blends her Latin American roots with electronica, just like she did in the set she recently recorded for...
Interview: Bandua – Bringing Folklore to the Dancefloor (June 2022)

Interview: Bandua – Bringing Folklore to the Dancefloor (June 2022)

Bandua, ‘electronic folk’ duo comprising producer Tempura the Purple Boy (Bernardo D’Addario) and musician Edgar Valente, take the centuries-old traditional music from the Beira Baixa region of Portugal and re-imagine it for the contemporary dancefloor. It’s the first time these sounds and songs have been repurposed as a Portuguese-language electronic pop...