Frente Cumbiero

The Roots of New Colombian Music Began Here….

By 11 December, 2014

A new compilation on Staubgold records has collected together recordings made by Ensamble Polifonico de Vallenato and Sexteto La Constelación de Colombia in 1999/2000. While these names may not be familiar at first glance, the musicians involved certainly... Read Article

MIXTAPE El Buga’s Unión Latinoamericana Mix

By 14 November, 2014

It’s been a while since we posted a Friday mixtape and this gem, which covers electronic music from all over Latin America, seemed like the right excuse to resume that practice. El Buga is Chilean David Bugueño, otherwise... Read Article

MIXTAPE Pedro Ojeda’s Rarezas Colombianas Mixtape

By 11 April, 2014

Pedro Ojeda is a drummer and percussionist from Bogotá. He plays in Los Pirañas, Frente Cumbiero, Romperayo, Ondatrópica, Sidestepper and Mucho Indio, to name just a few of the great projects he’s involved in. Not too surprisingly, Pedro... Read Article