Bandplanet Radio

Recently we asked the bands and musicians in the Bandplanet community what extra features they’d like to see on Bandplanet, and one of the responses we received was the opportunity to get music out onto the airwaves and into people’s ears. Well, here at Bandplanet we aim to please – your wish is our command! Just look what we’ve cooked up for you now – Bandplanet Radio.

Bandplanet Radio is a weekly radio program based in Chile. Starting from the 8th August, every Wednesday evening from 20–21:00 hosts Pancho Miranda and Jorge Carranza train the spotlight on the best and brightest of Bandplanet Chilean bands in the South American region.

Sounds good, hey? Want to get your music on Bandplanet Radio? Of course you do. Chilean Premium Members* can send their mp3s and a brief bio to Pancho and Jorge here. We can’t wait to hear what great music Pancho and Jorge spin for us. Catch you on Bandplanet Radio soon. And don’t worry, we’ll be rolling out Bandplanet Radio to other parts of the world very soon!

UPDATE: Hear the very first edition of Bandplanet Radio here!

Bandplanet Radio broadcasts each Wednesday evening from 20 – 21:00, on Radio USACH, 94.5 FM/124 AM.

Bandplanet Radio on Twitter/Facebook/email.

* Please note that only Bandplanet bands living in Chile are eligible for consideration. Music selection is at the sole discretion of the Bandplanet Radio hosts, Pancho Miranda and Jorge Carranza.

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Unirock Alternativo Festival 2012

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Did you feel the earth move a couple of weeks ago, perhaps on the 29 or 30th March? Well, we certainly did, and we know exactly where the epicenter was – Cali, Colombia. Not the result of tectonic plates scraping together, but the sound of 22 mighty rock bands colliding in an epic battle of guitar, metal and all-out fierceness at Unirock Alternativo Festival 2012.

Bandplanet alumni such as Chocloneta, MIUC, Rascacielo, Old Vintage, Kolectivo K, and Chamán rocked out at the 4th edition of the two-day festival, drawing a crowd of over 10 000 rock fans. We are reliably informed that it was two days of some of the best rock music to be found on this side of the moon. Hell yeah! Continue reading