Known for their energetic live shows, Kinky (pictured) is a Latin alternative group that draws from funk-rock as well as electronic dance music, resulting in a unique hybrid that has garnered them an international following. The five-piece band from Monterrey, Mexico released their self-titled debut, Kinky in 2002, which was met with critical acclaim.
Los Auténticos Decadentes is one of the most famous bands in Argentina with a career that spans over thirty years. A mix of ska, carnival and rock with a strong Latin influence lends the group their famous party anthem sound.
Comprised of Monterrey DJs Erick Rincón, Sheeqo Beat and DJ Otto, tribal guarachero group 3Ball MTY, specialize in club sounds that take inspiration from regional folk songs, electro-house sounds, and elements of cumbia and Afro-Cuban beats. The group’s debut album, Inténtalo, which was released in 2011, has created a buzz in the music scene by blending traditional northern Mexican styles with electro beats to produce a riveting new sound.
Hailing from the far reaches of South America, Chile’s DJ Raff has helped to sow the seeds of what is now considered one of the biggest and most important hip-hop scenes in Latin America. His blend of creative sampling, beats, keyboard arrangements and scratching have earned him a place amongst Latin America’s most highly regarded and groundbreaking DJs and music producers, where he has made beats for many different artists and released his own solo material.