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A couple of Best Videos Of The Week ago I mentioned how nearly every good clip that week was too long, too nude, or too violent to make it on to MTV; one was even removed from YouTube, verification wall or not. But looking back on 2009’s picks, it’s easy to notice that this year’s… More »

This past week we found ourself unable to stop listening to “Antillas,” a five-minute bundle of clattering loops and sunny harmonies, from Barcelona-via-Canary Islands one-man band El Guincho, aka Pablo Díaz-Reixa, and his entirely addictive self-released Alegranza, so we contacted the man himself and asked if we could post it. When he wrote back, he… More »

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Empress Of – “Tristeza” (Remixed By El Guincho & Pional)

Last month, we posted "Tristeza," a hay and perfectly lovely song from the Brooklyn singer and producer Lorely Rodriguez, who records as Empress Of. The…
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2013 - 1:00 pm

El Guincho – “Trances”

We haven't heard much from Pablo Díaz-Reixa's El Guincho project since the colorfully clubby tropicalia of 2008's BTW-earning Alegranzia morphed into the darker palettes of…
Amrit Singh | January 3, 2013 - 10:28 am

Björk – “Cosmogony (El Guincho Remix)”

Björk is currently in the midst of releasing a series of remixes in which folks like Death Grips and Current Value rework tracks from her…
Tom Breihan | May 7, 2012 - 4:28 pm

El Guincho Muy Fashionable

If you were thinking of dressing as The Guincho for Halloween this year, you'd be smart to throw out that red jeans/hoodie promo photo from…
Amrit Singh | October 29, 2010 - 11:14 am

El Guincho – “Bombay” Video (NSFW)

Before "FM Tan Sexy"'s R&B/pop-radio ghosts, it was the syncopated steel of "Bomaby" introducing us to BTW El Guincho's Pop Negro. The track now has…
brandon | September 23, 2010 - 3:12 pm

El Guincho – “FM Tan Sexy”

Our first taste of Pop Negro, El Guincho's followup to BTW-era Alegranza, came via ebullient opener "Bombay." When asked about what went into the new…
brandon | August 26, 2010 - 12:44 pm

El Guincho – “Bombay”

And here comes Pablo Díaz-Reixav aka El Guincho, right when summer songlists need him most. True to the XL Records tweet that birthed it into internet…
Amrit Singh | July 20, 2010 - 1:46 pm

Stream El Guincho Piratas De Sudamérica

BTW El Guincho's second album Pop Negro is out this fall. As an ongoing bonus, he's releasing Piratas de Sudamérica, a series of limited-edition five-song…
brandon | June 1, 2010 - 3:36 pm

New El Guincho – “Antillas (XXXchange Remix)”

When we first heard onetime BTW Pablo Díaz-Reixa, aka El Guincho, we were drawn in by "Antillas," a song we described as "a five-minute bundle…
brandon | November 20, 2009 - 3:45 pm

New El Guincho – “Bombay” (Live)

When BTW Pablo Díaz-Reixa aka The Guincho first start spreading his way through all the blogspots, the people were like "this is on some Animal…
Amrit Singh | January 21, 2009 - 5:15 pm

New El Guincho Video – “Palmitos Park”

Onetime BTW and breakfast taco critic Pablo Díaz-Reixa, aka El Guincho, is having his originally self-released and limited-edition Alegranza! reissued by XL in time to…
brandon | September 11, 2008 - 9:19 am

New Architecture In Helsinki – “One Heavy February 2008″ & “Like It Or Not (El Guincho Remix)”

Australian troupe Architecture In Helsinki will be at Coachella next week -- as will we. It's reportedly one of their only (if not only) U.S.
Amrit Singh | April 16, 2008 - 4:11 pm

ENJOYED: The Reviews Are In!

It's entirely possible you don't check Stereogum as often as we do, so drag your mouse to this link and click to download our tribute
Amrit Singh | April 2, 2008 - 6:04 pm

Stereogum Presents… Enjoyed: A Tribute To Björk’s Post

Stereogum's complete 12-track Enjoyed comp is live and ready to be downloaded (for free). Yep, 12. Because No Age cooked up an excellent alternate take…
brandon | March 31, 2008 - 9:16 am

10. El Guincho – “Cover Me”

El Guincho On "Cover Me" "At first, I asked my ex-girlfriend to record some voice tracks for the song and tried to figure out how…
jim | March 28, 2008 - 2:40 pm

SXSW: Breakfast Tacos With El Guincho And The Mae Shi

Bands can't survive on nachos and Fuze alone, so we sent our friend Shea Hess to procure delicious local cuisine for some of our fave…
Stereogum | March 15, 2008 - 3:37 pm

El Guincho – Alegranza!

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Amrit Singh | February 23, 2008 - 2:04 pm