La Mambanegra are certainly no ordinary salsa band. Yes, they may hail from the Colombian capital of salsa, Cali, where the genre is not quite religious but instead part of the chaotic beating heart of the country’s Pacific coast.... Read Article
With the international release of La Mambanegra‘s debut album El Callegüeso y su Malamaña fast approaching we are very happy to bring to you one of our favourite tracks on the album, the fast-paced break salsa (should that... Read Article
La Mambanegra don’t do things by halves. Their motto is clear, to get people dancing as quickly as possible, using their fiery mix of rap, funk and salsa – which they like to call break salsa. “La Mamba... Read Article
Listening to Salvadora Robot, the new album from Colombia’s Meridian Brothers, you get the feeling that Eblis Álvarez was one of those kids at school who willfully avoided fitting in with the crowd, who maintained an aloof detachment... Read Article
Sergent Garcia brings his searing blend of Afro-Latin groove-tinged Jamaican reggae and dancehall to the United States for an eleven-date tour this week.
We were listening to a few new tracks on Soundcloud this morning when we saw in the corner of our eye a song called “Marimbula Acordeon Beatbox” at the bottom of our Dashboard. Clicking ‘Play’ revealed a beautifully-texture... Read Article
Great new video from Sergent Garcia, filmed in Cali, Colombia, and featuring that city’s Zalama Crew (they’ve also been performing with Sidestepper of late). “Calentura Mi Son” is a new version of “Mi Son Mi Friend”, which appeared... Read Article
Guapi. Day 2. On Monday, we were visited by a unique Chirimia flute group from the Napi River. Even though there are many chirimia groups throughout the Pacific coast region, the music is usually played using brass instruments... Read Article