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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.

El Remolón’s ZZK Fall Tour Mixtape

MIXTAPE El Remolón’s ZZK Fall Tour Mixtape

By 23 September, 2011

Great new compilation from El Remolon in support of his and the ZZK crew’s tour of Europe this Fall/Autumn. The aptly-named ZZK Fall Tour Mixtape features a tonne of El Remolon remixes, refixes, edits and mashups, as well... Read Article

El Sonido De Tupac Amaru

REVIEW El Sonido De Tupac Amaru

By 08 May, 2011

I would never have believed it if six years ago somebody told me that Peruvian psychedelic cumbia, also known as chicha, would become somewhat hip amongst white people in the northern hemisphere, and that luxurious vinyl reissues would... Read Article

REVIEW The Roots of Chicha 2

By 03 October, 2010

After the surprise success of The Roots of Chicha, released in 2007, there is no real surprise that a second volume has been issued. Both releases feature Peru’s chicha music, also known as Peruvian cumbia, or as the... Read Article