Aterciopelados

Aterciopelados

Over the last several years the restless youth of Latín America (and their Latino cousins up North) have been swept up in the Latin alternative scene. They like their hip-hop and alternative rock, but they don’t want to give up their soulful, folkloric roots. At the forefront of this new wave is Aterciopelados (the Velvets), whose music would feel equally at home at a rock concert, electronica lounge, or salsa club. They can rock like Radiohead, but they have the same dedication to Latin music’s traditions as the Buena Vista Social Club.

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