LatinX music isn’t covered much, let alone LatinX Indie music, let alone LatinX topics in general. But after finding this awesome LatinX Indie playlist on Spotify I figured I’d spread some love for some of these awesome bands.
Chicano Batman is an indie band with an awesome name. Beyond that, they are a Los Angeles based band with a psychedelic-soul-surf style that gives them a distinct sound.
Inner Wave is a Los Angeles based indie band with a sound that ranges from psychedelic to oldies inspired to straightforward rock and roll. Read more about them here: https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/la-et-ms-inner-wave-review-20180625-story.html
Los Walters is a duo of Puerto Rican musicians Angel Figueroa and Luis Lopez. The band creates songs with a dark and atmospheric sound heavily inspired by synth-pop.
El Pan Blanco
El Pan Blanco is a psychedelic indie band from Northeast Los Angeles with a hypnotic and funk-inspired sound.
Zapata is a psychedelic indie bedroom band from Chicago, Illinois with a distinct Lo-Fi style and a slight bluesy edge.
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