Camilo Martinez

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REVIEW Mestre Cupijó e Seu Ritmo – Siriá

By 31 March, 2014

If you were to listen to some instrumental tracks from this compilation without reading any reviews about it, including this one, and without any knowledge whatsoever about Mestre Cupijó (bandleader and composer) you might just think this music... Read Article

REVIEW La Mecánica Popular

By 03 December, 2013

Old school salsa with a twist? Cuban son with synth knob-twitching backing and feedback? Boleros with white noise ambience and atonal atmosphere? Descargas with Miles Davis’ electric-era horns and freaky tremolo guitar playing? All this and more is... Read Article

REVIEW La Yegros – Viene De Mi

By 12 September, 2013

Mariana Yegros a.k.a. La Yegros, referred to as “The First Lady of Electronic Cumbia”, is an extremely attractive woman who possesses a very distinctive and original voice with the timbre of an elderly cantadora (a female South American... Read Article

REVIEW Sombra – Fantastico Mundo Popular

By 21 August, 2013

I’ve always thought that Brazilian contemporary music is a great example of a perfect balance and mixture between traditional roots and global trends. I mean, this started happening back in Tom Jobim’s time, when samba was sparked up... Read Article