Bachata

The Duke of Bachata Returns to NYC

By 05 October, 2017

Joan Soriano, a “roots bachatero” known as the ‘Duke of Bachata’ plays a free performance at Lincoln Center’s David Rubenstein Atrium on Thursday, the 5th of October. Born in the rural countryside near Santo Domingo in the Dominican... Read Article

REVIEW Systema Solar – La Revancha del Burro

By 25 October, 2013

Systema Solar is one of those Colombian bands that I love because it’s obvious their picó–inspired sounds can power any street party. There’s also the lead singer’s scraggly voice (that’s a compliment) and their absolute homage to AfroColombian... Read Article

Candelaria: Cumbia-Dub Pa’ Gozar

By 28 February, 2013

The first time I came across the word “Candelaria” was in reference to the hilly, antique barrio of Bogotá, a vibrant and colourful home to many bars, restaurants, museums and cultural centres that I visited during my time... Read Article