Soundgoods’ Suena Pacifico Mixtape

By 13 February, 2014

Now this is a very special treat, Wolfram Lange, who runs the excellent Soundgoods blog and who normally focuses on Brazilian music (well he does live in Rio) has just posted this great mix of sounds from Colombia’s Pacific Coast. The music, which he collected on a trip to Bahía Solano, reflects the Afro-Colombian traditions that are so strong in that region of Colombia.

Featuring marimba, percussion, horns, beautiful call-and-response vocals and rhythms like currulao which are so easy to dance to (along with influences from classic European waltzes and polkas, salsa and even Cuban son), this mix truly feels like immersing yourself in Colombia’s unique música pacifica flow.

Our cover photo was taken by Wolfram during a live performance by Las Rucas de Bahía Solano.

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