Best Tracks of 2016 (So Far…)

By 27 July, 2016

As we’re now more than half the way through 2016 we figured it was only right that we shared some of the tracks that we’ve been loving so far this year. What follows is a playlist featuring some incredible music from Latin America as well as the Latin American diaspora, with artists making undeniably-great Latin American music as far afield as London, New York and Melbourne. Featuring are styles as varied as pop, afrobeat, cumbia, electronica, blues rock, salsa, samba and all manner of Afro-Latin grooves. Below are all the artists featured on the playlist, along with their countries of origin:

Ava Rocha (Brazil), Family Atlantica (UK/Venezuela/Ghana/Nigeria), La Mambanegra (Colombia), Quantic (UK), Orkesta Mendoza (US), Santi & Tuğçe (Paraguay/Turkey), Bixiga 70 (Brazil), Chongo de Colombia (Colombia), Quixosis (Ecuador), Ricardo Pereira (Brazil), Maria Usbeck (Ecuador), Swindle feat. Ricardo China (UK/Brazil), Elza Soares (Brazil), SidiRum & Barda (Argentina), Thiago França & Douglas Germano (Brazil), ROM (US/Ecuador), Daymé Arocena (Cuba), San Lazaro (Chile/Cuba/Australia), Eliane Correa (Cuba/Argentina) and Perrosky (Chile).

Here’s the playlist:
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