Born and raised in Mexico City and currently based in Berlin, Yoan Lokier might initially seem a bit intimidating. Her music is dark and ominous, combining elements of industrial, goth and post-punk with techno and electro, and she’s got a visual aesthetic to match, one that draws heavily from her long-running love of horror films. She’s also got a thing for spiders — not actual spiders, just images of them — and will often post photos or videos of herself with some sort of spooky arachnid filter.
Spotify is launching its own awards show, logically titled The Spotify Awards, with the focus on Latin America's huge music market.
The streaming giant has stated the aim is to offer a "true reflection of what fans are listening to". The first ceremony will be held on 5th March 2020, in Mexico City — currently a hotbed for cutting edge electronic music.
Launched last week, Aire Libre is a new FM radio station broadcasting from Mexico City, the capital of Mexico.
Broadcasting on 105.3 FM, Aire Libre promises DJ sets of all persuasions alongside live acts, talks show and the broadcasting of external events. This is supported not only via a studio where show can be recorded and streamed, but also by a mobile studio housed in an Airstream trailer. This will hit the road every Saturday to broadcast from a different part of Mexcio City living up to the station’s name, which translates as ‘open air’.
Ultra Worldwide has announced the return of its Resistance concept to Mexico City in 2018. The underground techno, tech-house and house focused event returns as a standalone festival from the 25th - 27th May at Club De Golf in Teotihuacán.
Yu Yu has become the latest club to open in Mexico City, adding yet another quality-spec destination to a capital which already includes revered addresses such as Foro Normandie, MONO, and Club Rhodesia Social.
The venue is situated at Calle Versalles 94, in the Juárez neighbourhood, occupying the basement of a historic 19th-century building with enough room on the floor for 120 dedicated party people. It also lays claim to a Martin Audio Blackline X Series system, which basically means crystal clear and incredibly punchy acoustics.
German producer/DJ Boys Noize just dropped a new video for his latest single, ‘2 Live (feat. T.E.E.D)' — and it's a futuristic Mexican love story that you simply need to see!
The new video, that was shot by in-demand directors Lil Internet and Susboy, follows a pair of star-crossed lovers as they run through the outskirts of Mexico City together.
"I’ve played in Mexico City many times, it’s one of my favorite places in the world,” Boys Noize said, when speaking about the new video.