12 Experimental Labels From Latin America Profiled

Source: Remezcla.

There’s no particular sound to experimental music – the term “experimental” is definitely more of a descriptor more than a concrete genre label – but there are common elements to all experimental music, whether it’s in electronic music, reggaeton, or rock. So it’s no surprise that Latin America has been home to sound experimentalists for many years. Pre-Columbian cultures used tonalities, instruments, and textures that may seem noisy to our ears now, and much of it was incorporated into early and mid-20th century composition styles throughout the region. And of course, the rise of home recording studios and Internet access has made it possible for avant-garde music to spread and become more ubiquitous.