The 10th annual Latin Alternative Music Conference, which runs until Saturday, has been somewhat integrated into this year’s Celebrate Brooklyn Festival and Summerstage series. Tonight, Argentinean art-rock siren Juana Molina headlines a free show at Central Park. The Zizek Club hosts the afterparty at Santos’ Party House, where King Coya, Uproot Andy, and El G spin our favorite new micro-genre: digital cumbia.
The LAMC is also showcasing a host of Spanish-language indie bands at the Mercury Lounge.
The Church’s hits are simple love songs made supermassive by echo chambers and sensationalist titles: Under the Milky Way, Metropolis, Pangaea. The Aussie veterans play Irving Plaza.
Last call for the Handsome Furs, a/k/a the guy from Wolf Parade and the wife he dotes on. The couple will tour abroad through November.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 8, 2009