Radical Sounds Latin America

BY Jack Ramage

Radical Sounds


Radical Sounds Latin America is a non-profit festival that platforms talent in sound, music, art, performance and activism from Latin America and its diaspora.

Established in 2019, the Berlin-based festival – which is also a digital platform and cultural hub – fosters a secure space for multicultural exchange across the spectrum of the arts. Last year, itcelebrated its fifth edition, encompassing a six-day hybrid programme both online and offline, inviting participants to explore and reimagine music, art and meaningful dialogues.

The lineup featured an incendiary set from raptor house pioneer DJ Babatr, alongside the likes of Dengue Dengue Dengue and Lila Tiranda a Violeta. There was also a performance of the experimental album Anganga by Juçara Marçal and Cadu Tenório; Ife Day's Les Retournée; multidisciplinary artist Camila Nebbia challenging hierarchies; Lima-based producer DJ Latinchat and more. Food was provided by Roots Radicals, a local zero-waste food company, supplying handcrafted and environmentally conscious cuisine.

Radical Sounds Latin America is one of the finalists for Trippin 50, a cultural calendar featuring the best events around the world. Check out the Trippin 50 hub here.

Radical Sounds Latin America

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