Posts tagged Havana

Wara – Wara EP

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Here’s some hot underground from London Town that’s been hiding in my bag and it’s just what you need to raise Latin spirits in the bleak mid-winter.

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WOMAD – Charlton Park 28-31 July 2011

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Baaba Maal by Damian Rafferty

WOMAD this year features: Afrocubism , Alpha Blondy, Baaba Maal, Bellowhead, Dub Colossu, Ebo Taylor, Gogol Bordell0, Penguin Café, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Susheela Raman and Taraf de Haidouks Continue reading WOMAD – Charlton Park 28-31 July 2011

V/A – Gilles Peterson presents: Worldwide – A Celebration Of His Syndicated Radio Show

With 10 years under his BBC DJing belt, what better time to have “A celebration of his syndicated Radio Show” on 2 CDs?

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Gotan Project – Tango 3.0 The Remix EP

As Gilles Peterson continues to celebrate 10 years at Radio 1, here’s a band that made it big at the same time the show was finding its feet; it’s the return of the Gotan Project with a remix EP

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Gecko Turner – Gone Down South

It’s been a while since we were dancing to Gecko Turner but whilst he’s been away, going down south has done him a world of good as Gone Down South blends his Spanish heritage with freewheelin’ funky blues.

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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 – Horse Meat Disco 2

The new compilation by the Horse Meat Disco crew of James Hillard, Jim Stanton, Severino and Luke Howard that is thoroughly disco-fantastic from start to finish!

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Gilles Peterson Presents Havana Cultura: Remixed

Does Peterson ever stop? Clearly not as he’s recently returned from Cuba recording a new album with Danay plus this new release on his own Brownswood Recordings label with a launch party in London and Roberto Fonseca live with the New Cuba Sound at the Barbican on the 6th July – phew!

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Irakere – Cuba Libre

Once again Joe Davis at Far Out Recordings does it again, this time with a re-issue of a very highly sort after album that feature some of the best, if not greatest, Cuban musicians of all time! Irakere’s Cuba Libre is fantastic to say the least!

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Jose James – Blackmagic

When Gilles Peterson announced on his show “this is my favourite track from the new Jos?© James album”, it was time to wake up and pay attention as the voice of jazz is back!

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Gilles Peterson presents Havana Cultura – New Cuba Sound

This project represents a significant undertaking for British DJ, producer and all-round global beats guru, Gilles Peterson.

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Build An Ark – Love (Part 1)

With a live show at Cargo on the 19th November, it’s time we had some love from the magnificent Build An Ark; yes – yes!

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J Dilla – Dillanthology 3

The last in the trilogy of tribute albums called Dillanthology is even more proof that James Yancey’s untimely passing was such a great loss to the world in so many respects.

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Omar Puente – From There To Here

Omar Puente is a regular on the pages of FLY, but From There To Here is actually his debut album and it couldn’t come soon enough; produced by a certain Fitzgerald Courtney Pine OBE no less.

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V/A – Cuban Funk Experience

Subtitled ‘Funky sounds from Cuba & Miami 1973-1988′ DJ John Armstrong’s compilation does exactly what it says on the tin

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