Pitchfork Magic Trix is a startling lightning bolt of a record.”

The Wall Street Journalher powerful voice is in an elite class”

NPR Morning Edition

Time Out NY  “Much like a Cubist, the Brooklynite, who works primarily in a longtime duo with drummer Marco Buccelli, takes foundational elements and skews them into surprising distortions, exploring sound as sound and expanding our sense of what music is. Traditions—punk, electronic, Cuban and Puerto Rican, pop—are evident, but they function as sonic Legos.”

The Onion’s AV Club  “delightfully catchy and engagingly strange”

Rookie Magazine

Brooklyn Vegan

Chicago Reader “Visceral, danceable noise-pop… energy and immediacy [that's] so strange and alien I haven’t been able to get my head around it…a good problem to have.”

The Wild Honey Pie

Star Ledger

NPR’s All Things Considered  “One favorite discovery was Xenia Rubinos, whose strange and hypnotic music recalls Fiona Apple but also takes Alt.Latino co-host Felix Contreras back to Deep Purple. Those are two very different comparisons — a good indication that an artist is truly new and exciting.”

Billboard Magazine Standout acts included Xenia Rubinos, a Brooklyn-based singer with a lo-fi, minimalist sound sometimes likened to Bjork.”

MTV Iggy  “Somehow she manages to always do weird s**t you weren’t ready for, while making it a delight to listen to at the same time.”

VICE  “absurdist pop powered by soul-fueled vocals”

MTV Iggy Artist of the Week

MTV Tr3s La Hora Nacional Video feature curated by Tomas Cookman, Nacional Records

J Escobedo Shepherd  “it’s like barrio noise-pop and obviously my shit x302301802012.”

Mixtape Riot “This chick is a revelation! Badass, Brooklyn-bred, alternate-time-signature, Latin punk music.”

East Village Radio “Xenia makes really delectable noise pop…It’s in the crosshairs where like, Deerhoof, Flora Purim and, I don’t know, Justin Timberlake meet?”

Deli Best of NYC 2011 “amalgamation of exotic sounding vocals and imaginative sonic ingredients”

WNYC “Brooklynite Xenia Rubinos rocks two synths and a tape looping machine playing her unique blend of bi-lingual punk, soul and electronica.”

FADER  “double-dutch rhyme with a little Flora Purim-style shoulder-shimmy, loads of playfulness and abstract rhythmic pauses.”

TimeOutNY Critic’s Pick “On her cool new album, Magic Trix, Brooklyn’s Xenia Rubinos splits the difference between Tune-Yards–like vocal experimentation and jazz fusion, served up with a big dollop of gleefulness and cheek. Her songs veer from shouty and up-tempo to romantic and dreamy, and have titles like “Hair Receding.” A good thing, in our book.”

Deli Magazine “…stood out as something quite different and interesting. It sounds like world music with an indie, electronic edge.”

Extra Newspaper (Chicago)  a wonderful celebration of everything that is creative”

Radio3 (Spain), national airplay on Siglo21 with Tomas Fernando Flores

Efe Eme Interview (Spain)

The Rapidian “The band launched into a groove that was both heavy and buoyant and then that voice- that is what really blows the top off the place…”

Austin Post “If you like your music to sound like something new every time you listen to it, be on the lookout for Rubinos’ upcoming album.”

Latina Magazine “Six Latina Acts you Have to Catch At SXSW 2011″

Beatbear (Italian Alternative Mag) 

Seven Days, Vermont Indie News 

Ich Bin Eine Flatlander

Steady Fiending 

Indie College 




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