The Music of Chile

  Many countries are known for a unique style or genre of music, Chilean music speaks to the diversity and richness of its culture as social and regional subjects influenced its past and present sound. Cueca The national dance of Chile is the “cueca,…

Alien Gun’s debut album: Dreaming at 1420 MHz

Alien Gun, a four-piece prog rock band from Santiago de Chile are currently about to release their debut album, Dreaming at 1420 MHz, which is currently available as a free mp3 download. We spoke to the band about the album and their music. Chileno: So…

Inti-Illimani: Interview

Inti-Illimani are currently celebrating a 45 year milestone in their long and varied history as Chile’s best known pioneers of la Nueva Canción Chilena. Champions of the Andean tradition with a social and political conscience, Inti-Illimani have long be…

Nano Stern: Interview

Fernando Stern, aka Nano Stern, is a young, football-loving, Chilean artist riding the crest of the New Wave of musicians that has emerged in the country in recent years. His style is an Indie-Folclor-Rock fusion; deeply rooted in traditional Chilean mu…

Are Los Bunkers the best rockeros in Chile?

Los bunkers, arguably Chile's most famous rock quintet, originally hail from the southern Chilean city of Concepcion and moved to Santiago a year after forming in 1999, but have been based in Mexico since 2008.

Madonna threatens to cancel show in Chile

Recently, on her South America tour 2012, Madonna recently threatened to cancel her only show in Chile. The singer told the gathering crowd in Santiago that she would stop the show if people would not stop smoking. In a video posted by the celebrity gos…

Minimental

We had a chat with Cristobal Torres, the hands behind the Chilean electronic music that is Minimental, who took time out to speak to chileno about what he's up to at the moment. Cristobal is from Santiago and his style is a mix of progressive trance, te…

Download Chilean music

We are big music fans here at chileno.co.uk and talk a lot about Chilean music. While it is certainly possible to get hold of some Chilean artists (the most well-known or traditional artists) from the usual sources, it can be extremely frustrating/impos…

Nano Stern – Los Espejos

  Nano Stern Los Espejos Los Espejos is the third outing from Chilean Nano (Fernando) Stern who forms part of the so called new Chilean wave of musicians. A mature and intelligent album Los Espejos has earned Stern internationa…

La Hell Gang: Thru Me Again

2014 LP Thru Me Again from Chilean lads La Hell Gang. Yes, they are awesome.