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Argentinian rock music on the radio

Argentinian rock, also known as Rock Nacional, emerged in the 1960s as a blend of international rock and roll and local music influences. The genre grew in popularity throughout the 70s and 80s, with many bands becoming national icons. Some of the most popular bands of the genre include Soda Stereo, Charly García, and Los Enanitos Verdes. Soda Stereo, formed in 1982, is often credited with popularizing the genre in Latin America, and their music continues to be influential today.

Argentinian rock is known for its diverse range of styles, from punk and new wave to blues and psychedelic rock. Lyrics often address social and political issues, reflecting the tumultuous history of Argentina. The genre has also incorporated elements of folk music, with artists like León Gieco incorporating traditional Argentine rhythms and instruments into their songs.

Radio stations that specialize in Argentinian rock include Rock and Pop FM, which features a mix of classic and contemporary rock from Argentina and around the world, and Radio Nacional Rock, which focuses on local bands and emerging artists. Many other stations, such as FM La Boca and FM Futura, also include Argentinian rock in their programming. The genre continues to evolve and inspire new generations of musicians in Argentina and beyond.