juaneco y su combo

Best Reissues of 2018

By 21 December, 2018

As well as the new sounds of Latin America, 2018 has also been a fine year for the reissuing of older material with this selection of 12 newly-refurbished classics a great place for searching out some of Latin... Read Article

Best Reissues of 2016

By 20 December, 2016

Considering the amount of Brazilian reissues that came out this year we felt compelled to bring a few of the finest to your attention, as well as a compilation from a stone-cold Colombian legend and some really nice classic cumbia... Read Article

MIXTAPE Pedrolito Radioglobal’s Peru Tropikal Mix

By 09 November, 2012

Mixtape paying tribute to tropical bass and cumbia from Peruvian and Peru-based artists from Pedrolito Radioglobal. Classic artists such as Juaneco Y Su Combo, Los Wemblers De Iquitos and Ranil Y Su Conjunto Tropical sit alongside the new... Read Article

El Suizo’s Pachamama Mixtape

MIXTAPE El Suizo’s Pachamama Mixtape

By 19 November, 2011

Here’s a bit of a special set from El Suizo aka Christoph H. Müller aka half of The Gotan Project in which he reconstructs a mix he originally played live at Ya Basta Festibal in Paris on October... Read Article

La Tabaquera Presents Peru! Mixtape

MIXTAPE La Tabaquera Presents Peru! Mixtape

By 11 November, 2011

This is the second mixtape from La Tabaquera – a project led by Alessandra Leão and Caçapa – which this time presents the music of Peru with over 40 minutes of boogaloo, salsa, chicha, landó, alcatraz and a... Read Article

Grupo 2000 – El Destape

REVIEW Grupo 2000 – El Destape

By 10 October, 2011

Following in the footsteps of the Peruvian chicha revival, Massachusetts based Masstrópicas have dusted off the master tapes and re-released one of the genre’s previously overlooked classics, Grupo 2000‘s El Destape. First released in 1974, the band’s début... Read Article

Roots of Chicha Mixtape

MIXTAPE Roots of Chicha Mixtape

By 30 September, 2011

It seems like a while since we last featured chicha on the site, which is why we thought we’d bring you this little mix of tracks off The Roots of Chicha releases for this week’s mix.