Jungle Indie Rock is an independent music portal specialized in new, emerging and under the radar bands, founded in 2010 for the promotion of new artists in a friendly context. We are a group of journalists and music lover based in Spain, woth collaborators from the UK, USA and Australia. In May 2015, we founded the music charity, The Jungle Project.
On our main website you will find articles, premieres, concerts, albums, playlists or videos that you can sort by labels according to your favorite music genre, country or even the year or decade that you prefer. We also have an international blog and a blog of Spanish music, both updated on Tumblr with short posts on a daily basis.
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About: Biologist, journalist, and music lover. Mar started in music at age 12, learning piano and music theory. In 2010, she co-founded a music site with a couple of friends. That music site is now Jungle Indie Rock and the music charity, The Jungle Project. Mar is a contributor of the journal El Mundo.
About: Rebjukebox (John) is a punk and extreme bands lover. Collaborating and advicing to many music sites for years, Rebjulebox has been a pioneer of music blogs at Tumblr. He is the co-founder of Jungle Indie Rock, and the man behind our site’s culture.
BERNI (Spain): Producer, The Jungle Session.
About: Bernardo Calvo “Berni”, is a producer and audio engineer from Madrid. Owner of the recording studio, Studio B, Berni has recorded/produced the music of many artists of the Spanish indie scene, as Virginia Maestro, Carolian durante, Juventud Juché, Cosmen Adelaida, Tigres Leones,…
DAVID (Spain): Collaborator, Jungle Spain.
About: A live music lover. We met David at all the interesting gigs in Madrid. Always supporting live music and small venues, David is covering new and under the radar bands for Jungle Spain, listening new works, attending rare gigs and writing about his discoveries.
MOLY (USA): Collaborator, international concert reviews.
About: Molly is our collaborator in the United States and the person in charge of the big bands, venues and music festivals. With a funny, charming and very fresh style, Molly is our eyes in the crowd, bringing you the exact perspective of a music fan.
JAIME (Spain): Collaborator, Indiepedia, The Jungle Project.
About: Former Fundéu collabobrator, Jaime is developing a new project for Jungle Indie Rock, “Indiepedia”. Studing different terms of the music industry and their translation into Spanish, Indiepedia will be a useful tool for music writers and bloggers.
- Ash (Next Tone, Australia)
- Matt (That Song You Wish You Found, USA)
- Ben (Dream Folk, USA)
- Roger (91.1 WDUB, USA)
- Jordan Ellis (Jordan Ellis, USA)
- Thomas (Noised, France)
- Dao (Mi Rollo es el Indie, Spain)
- daKradha (That Unknown Austrian Guy, Austria)
- Nick H (Late Arrivals Club, England)
- Clara Debalia (Stars Are Shining Bright, France)
- Upsidedown81 (Upsidedown81, Spain)
- DIF1960 (Nick, Sweden)
- University of Alcalá: Collaboration agreement for educational programs.
- Studio B: Collaboration with the recording studio, Studio B in Madrid, Spain.
- Tumblr: Our blog, featured in the music section of Tumblr, formed part of the editors panel that selected the best of music in Tumblr every year. Jungle Indie Rock was one of the official Music Tag Editors for Tumblr, a list of music editors that included important magazines like Pitchfork, NME, Billboard, The Guardian, Rolling Stone, Filter, etc.
- Factoría Cultural. Matadero, Madrid: Residency scholarship, Oct 2015-Jan 2016.
- Verkami: Crowdfunding consulting scholarship, Oct 2015-Jan 2016.
- Fresh On the Net: Mar was part of Fresh On The Net, Tom Robinson’s blog (BBC 6 Music). June 2012 – December 2013.
- Nos Gusta La Música: Mar collaborated at the Spanish webzine Nos Gusta La Música. January 2012 – December 2013.
- Others: Jungle Indie Rock & The Jungle Project has received technical and legal advice from the Spanish Foundation Gestión y Participación Social of Madrid, the entrepreneurs program Espacio de Iniciativas Empresariales of the city of Alcala de Henares, and the Legal Department of CIDAJ, City Council of Alcala de Henares, Madrid (Spain). We are a legal registered charity and music website.
Head and logo credits
Monsteck Variketch, The Invasion by João Filipe Cunha: Our head and logotype was created by João Filipe Cunha. The monster family names, from left to right are: Vermistech, Vaitistech, Bilistech, Piriastitech and Kapastech.
Following copyright instructions, we are listing of all the alterations below:
- Head: Buildings replaced by a black backgroung.
- Logotype: Background replaced by black colour. Resolution improved.
- Individual logotypes: Individual vectors over black background. Resolution improved.
- Kapastech: We added a base on the individual vector logotype over black background, to compensate its weigh to the right.
- New monster: Mollyteck was added to complete our staff members, based on the original style of the designer.