Brownswood Recordings

REVIEW Daymé Arocena – Cubafonía

By 03 May, 2017

Despite Daymé Arocena reaching international audiences and receiving high acclaim, her music hasn’t stopped growing. She has seemingly embraced the not small responsibility of performing a mixture of her Cuban roots heritage with the jazz education and experience that she has gained... Read Article

REVIEW Mala – Mirrors

By 24 June, 2016

Mala‘s latest sonic venture is an accomplished outing that delicately incorporates the sounds of traditional Peruvian music within his trademark low-end framework. It’s been nearly ten years since I first heard DMZ’s “Haunted” over a shabby internet radio... Read Article

REVIEW Daymé Arocena – One Takes

By 09 May, 2016

Music has always had a particular ability to enliven one’s life, whether through the elegance of masterfully-arranged sounds or even the beauty of an album’s artwork. Music trails design, literature, language and many other human activities behind it... Read Article

REVIEW Daymé Arocena – Nueva Era

By 09 June, 2015

The diminutive frame of Cuban songstress Daymé Arocena cut a rather unassuming figure in the grimy environs of the Bedroom Bar in Shoreditch, London last autumn. Straddled by concert goers – crammed into the upstairs space to catch... Read Article