Los Mirlos

New Sounds of Chile #2

By 02 March, 2021

Continuing to shed light on the popular and contemporary musical landscape of the long and geographical diverse country of Chile, we share the newest sounds coming out of the southern tip of Latin America. As summer is saying... Read Article

REVIEW Cumbia All Stars – Tigres en Fuga

By 10 September, 2014

At first listen, it is so striking that it seems like a debut. Tigres en Fuga sounds fresh, vigorous and resonant, spreading incessant and pulsating rhythms for the entirety of the album’s 40 minutes. But then, when you... Read Article

MIXTAPE de Lacey’s Digital Cumbia Mixtape

By 25 August, 2014

From cumbia’s modest beginnings in Colombia, its influence has now stretched across the majority of South America. The sound of “Digital Cumbia” is a relatively new beast, with the primary sites of production now being Lima, Peru and... 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.