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Argentinean Myspace sites

PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 3:43 pm
by Charlie
email from Pablo Bobadilla, an Argentinean journalist introducing himself as a prelude to conducting an interview by email, which is the latest substitute for an author's tour. Pity, as I would have liked to to Buenos Aires for the first time. I should explain that the Spanish edition of Sound of the City is now being launched in Argentina, something I didn't know until a previous journalist contacted me for the same reason.

Anyway, this is interesting both for the range of activities that can keep a free lance journalist busy and particularly for the many MySpace sites Pablo lists at the end.

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Hi, Mr Gillet, , writes to you from Buenos Aires, Argentina.

I´m a free lance journalist, I`m writing for the cultural magazine "Ñ" ( www.revistaenie.com.ar) the magazine of Clarin, the biggest journal in our country (www.clarin.com.ar), and for La Mano, www.revistalamano.com.ar , one of the most important rock culture magazines of the region, I also collaborate with the brazilian magazine Simples and on the weekly radio show"Rock que me hiciste bien" on Radio Nacional , hosted by Miguel Grinberg, a pioneer rock journalist, poet and ecologist, and with the experimental music label No seso records ,

I have worked on the documentary Argentina Beat , about the birth of rock in Argentina and as investigator for the book Siempre los escucho of Carlos Ulanovsky, about Argentinean radio and wrote articles as chronicler for several magazines like the local version of Rolling Stone and the Colombian newspaper El Colombiano de Medellín . Besides my labour as journalist I'm the founder of the design collective “Ropas Desastre â€

PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2009 3:55 pm
by Malachy O'Neill
In case that's not enough for you, here are another few Argey musicians doing it bien polenta:

www.myspace.com/laquimeradeltango

www.myspace.com/guillermopesoa

www.myspace.com/malyevados

All of these feature musicians from Pequena Orquesta Reincidentes, who were the city's finest harbingers of doomy tango rock till they split up a couple of years back:

www.myspace.com/pequenaorquestareincidentes

Que disfruten!

PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2009 4:04 pm
by Malachy O'Neill
And one more, in case you prefer the electronic end of the spectrum:

The Dead Menems do 'cumbia villera' with punk sensibilities and a fine sense of humour:

www.myspace.com/deadmenems

Altogether now - Tally-tally-tally-Taliban del amor!