Amy Cunningham is a freelance writer and and lover of a range of world musical styles, from the traditional folk songs of the Shetland Islands to the resonating dub sounds of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She recently completed a masters in ethnomusicology at Goldsmiths College. He music writing has been featured in many magazines, including Sounds and Colours and Jungle Drums.
With the current upsurge in popularity of Latin-influenced sounds in the English capital, nine-piece band Wara are sure riding the wave of Afro-Cuban-loving-grooves. Their recent tour of festivals such as Glastonbury, The Big Chill, Barbican's Blaze Festival, and not to mention soon-to-come gigs at Camden's Roundhouse and Ronnie Scotts, only cement their promising future ahead.