Onda Mundial Announces an International Community for Latin Electronic Music Aimed at Developing Artists and Communities Throughout Latin America

Onda Mundial is a community of artists, creatives and enthusiasts around Latin electronic music and culture, representing a scene that has long been steadily developing. The project focuses on creating connections between the artists and creatives that are driving the scene forward, and their growing numbers of fans and followers around Latin America and the world.

Currently, Onda Mundial is releasing new music from emerging and known artists and producers within the Latin American dance circuit, in an effort to create an iconic catalog that faithfully represents contemporary sounds from the region. In late January, Onda Mundial is launching an online platform that will be creating and distributing original content by way of music, video and podcasts, and will focus on the community behind this movement, and the effect they have worldwide. Onda Mundial editorial mission is to create a node for this community to discuss and share curated content – a surprisingly vacant role in the industry.

Additionally, the Onda Mundial collective maintains a roster of prominent DJ’s and producers, to be announced in January too, who will focus on sharing original and emblematic sounds in the scene. With a series of monthly residencies that are gaining momentum at Galera (one of Mexico City’s most popular clubs, and home to Onda Mundial’s hub and facilities), the collective has proven the capacity to create an original and extraordinary dance environment, with a strong sense of networking and communion from the local scene. The collective will perform at a few internationally renown festivals in Mexico in 2020 (including Bahidorá Festival), and is set to tour this Summer and Fall.

Onda Mundial – Official Platform Launch Party:

When: Jan. 24, 2020 @ 7 PM – VIP Reception,
@ 10 PM – Onda Mundial Official Launch Party

Line-up:

  • F5

    F5 is a collective comprised of DJ and Producer Lechuga Zafior (NAAFI) and the three-member drum line Cuareim 1080. Together they incorporate Latin American rhythms with Lechuga Zafior production chops to create the perfect balance between the thunder of the drums and the beat of electronic music.

  • DJ Marfox

    Marfox and Príncipe Discos have come a long and transformative path since their debut in 2011. Since then, Marfox reclaimed his roots while using them to detonate a collective evolution in the creative, technological and social spaces. Marfox began producing and mixing as a teenager, and released his music via YouTube and streaming platforms. The raw and minimalist sound of his beginnings has mutated into a complex network of influences and new ways of expressing himself, as we can attest to his newest EP, Chapa Quente.

  • Debit

    Since 2012, Debit has been an influential force in Mexican experimental, electronic and club scenes. In an adventurous mix of ambient, techno and various Latin club rhythms, Debit takes advantage of the cerebral and physical alike, forcing us to move mind and body.

  • Quixosis

    This producer and visual artist from Quito has decided to bet on constant change and experimentation, which feeds on the Andean and Latin American musical tradition. Quixosis uses machines that were invented to leave the past behind and blends the sounds with subversive intentions and preserve Ecuador’s traditional heritage.

  • Tropicaza 

    Tropicaza is the DJ selecta alter ego of Carlos Icaza, a notable musician, researcher and journalist, who brings his crate digging chops to the forefront with his vast collection of  Latin American gems including: soul, rap, disco, bizarre rhythms and a lot of tropical candle.

  • La Bruja De Texcoco

    Originally from Mexico City, La Bruja de Texcoco has been dedicated to music for two decades. It is a musical and performance project that was born from the rejection of the masculine in Mexican music. La Bruja takes traditional Mexican music along a feminine path to a fabulous universe full of extravagance, sequins, masks and huipiles.

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