REVIEW Bareto – Impredecible

By 04 January, 2016

Bareto continue their steady road to being one of the most influential Peruvian bands of this decade. In contrast to many bands that make it big, rather than heading towards a more mainstream sound, Bareto’s search has led them... Read Article

REVIEW Olaya Sound System – Quién Es Quién

By 10 November, 2015

The roots of Peruvian music are inspiring fresh new fusions from fertile bands like Bareto, Pangolin Sound System and Chintatá. It’s not just about them putting value in their immensely rich musical traditions, it’s about the knowledge, the... 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

D.C.’s Empresarios release new album

D.C.’s Empresarios release new album

By 13 November, 2012

There is a new sound coming out of Washington, D.C., and it’s “tropicaliente.” The Empresarios, a band  that coined the word to describe their blend of salsa, dub, cumbia, house and reggae, have released their much anticipated second album, “El Sonido Mágico”... Read Article