Montreal

MIXTAPE CON ALMA 25: AjiByrd

By 08 March, 2021

AjiByrd is the moniker of digger duo Mathias and Oli who, based in Montréal, have been sharing their extensive record collection on Canadian station CKUT 90.3 FM in recent years. Having compiled a vast collection of African, Latin... Read Article

REVIEW X500

By 09 July, 2018

Following the touching and action-packed La Playa D.C. (2012), former Colombian National University student, Juan Andres Arango, returns to present us with X500*, an urban cinematic tale of youth, migration, and the struggle to claim a space and an... Read Article

The Evolution of Boogat

By 09 December, 2015

There is no question that Boogat is a guerrillero urbano; an urban warrior of sorts. Some of the first verses the Spanish-(and by extension, English-)speaking world first heard out of his mouth were a rallying cry, scored by... Read Article

REVIEW Boogat – Segundas Vidas/Sunset Remixes

By 19 November, 2013

I first met Boogat through his 2011 record Pura Vida and his amazing collaboration with Mati Zundel in “Alto de la Paz” which, even through some broken-Spanish rapping, floored me because of the strength of Boogat’s delivery: powerful,... Read Article