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Musica Chilena (y Sudamericana)

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 21:21:17 -0300

I was looking for information on a band (Philipina Bitch) when I stumbled
across this site - http://www.clubfonograma.com - which is full of reviews of
Latin music in English (the reviews are in English, not the music!)

I sent an email to the contact address and it turns out that it's written by a
bunch of Mexicans living in the USA (which explains the language mix).

The reason I emailed them was to try find out where they got their (Chilean)
music from.  It turns out they use http://portaldisc.cl which lets you
download whole albums for just 3.000 CLP a go.  Not bad at all.

Andrew

Free Mix Tapes

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 08:07:22 -0300

I forgot to say that Club Fonograma also has downloadbale "mixtapes" of new S
American music (mayve calling it "Latin" is wrong - it's any genre, produced
in S America).

Just follow the "Fonogramaticos" link near the top of that page or go directly
to http://www.clubfonograma.com/2010/04/fonogramaticos.html

Andrew

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