Posts tagged Colombia

Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno – Dog With A Rope

Get this, Will ‘Quantic’ Holland brings dub and reggae flavours to his Afro-Latin American Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno project; who much better can it get?

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V/A – Palenque Palenque: Champeta, Criolla & Afro Roots in Colombia 1975-91

In short, its a compilation album on Soundway called Palenque Palenque: Champeta, Criolla & Afro Roots in Colombia 1975-91 – I’d say that was enough information to rush out and buy it, but if you need more…

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V/A – Asseteria! Live From Uranus (Mixed By Chriss Vargas)

Asseteria! is the Sunday night bash for New York’s most house hungry crowd of hedonists where Chriss Vargas can DJ for hours, even as long as it takes to get to Uranus!

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V/A Panama! 3 – Calypso Paname, Guajira Jazz & Cumbia Topica on the Isthmus 1960-75

Wow! Those boys at Soundway are really too good for us folks as here’s the third release in the Panama! series and there’s a hell of a fire down below.

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Brecon Jazz Festival 2009 – Round Up

Brecon Jazz Festival is now all about the music and it shows. We went off to Wales to see for ourselves

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Gaby Kerpel – The Man behind the Music

In 2001, Argentinian songwriter and producer Gaby Kerpel released his d?©but album Carnabailito; a fusion of Argentine folklore and electronica. Some eight years later, he returns under the neo-cumbia pseudonym of King Coya

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Quantic And His Combo Barabro – Tradition In Transition

Quantic has just made his best album so far. Now a resident in Cali, Colombia he is developing his sound with the help of some great Colombian musicians and Brasilian Arthur Verocai, who has scored the strings on several of the tracks.

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Champeta – The Sound of Cultural Struggle

Colombian journalist Jaime Concha explores the hard-hitting musical flipside to the tourist idyll Cartagena on the country’s northern coast. His love of champeta led him deep into a world where resistance has always been a rhythm

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ZZK Sound Volume 1 – Cumbia Digital

Cumbia, that must be from Colombia, right? Wrong. Welcome to “a new language to dance to.”

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Colombia al Parque – Colombia’s Cultural Weapons

Bogota is getting set to rock the continent with its annual hip hop bash but the location is no accident as Hollie McNish explains

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Robin Thicke – The Evolution Of Robin Thicke

When Gilles Peterson played ‘Lost Without U’ a couple of weeks ago, I thought who is this Robin Thicke?

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Various – Colombia! The Golden Years of Discos Fuentes

Colombia may be famous for many things but among lovers of big, fast bold Latin sounds, it is above all the music that shines through

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V/A – Radio Latino

Putamayo Presents Radio Latino is a collection of 11 upbeat tracks taken from across the Spanish speaking world — a cocktail of contemporary artists at the forefront of the Latin alternative scene in their respective countries, but who have yet to make their mark internationally

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The Rough Guide to Salsa Dance: Second Edition)

Compiler Lubi Jovanovich has done it again with a fine selection of surefire floor fillers from the past decade. The emphasis is on salsa dura — the tight-to-the-beat style that dancers everywhere favour — on this well-chosen selection

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Coffee Makers – El Camino

Against all odds, a Colombian band has managed to début with a brilliant album which shows how Jamaican music should be played

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