La Mambanegra are certainly no ordinary salsa band. Yes, they may hail from the Colombian capital of salsa, Cali, where the genre is not quite religious but instead part of the chaotic beating heart of the country’s Pacific coast.... Read Article
La Mambanegra don’t do things by halves. Their motto is clear, to get people dancing as quickly as possible, using their fiery mix of rap, funk and salsa – which they like to call break salsa. “La Mamba... Read Article
We are happy to bring to you a scintillating new version of “Veneno” from Eliane Correa & En El Aire Project‘s new album Rumba Con Flores. Correa is a pianist, bandleader and singer who has been making a... Read Article
Monsalve y Los Forajidos, headed up by Raúl Monsalve is a Venezuelan group who specialise in taking the African roots of American music from their country and elsewhere, and mixing them to create a soulful and funky afrobeat... Read Article
Wara have been making a name for themselves on London’s live circuit over the past few years, thanks both to their energetic live show and their songs, which aim to tell vignettes of London life for the immigrants... Read Article
Here’s a great nex mixtape from Movimientos Records, promoting Fongo, the forthcoming new album from Los Chinches, the UK’s finest Peruvian cumbia band. The mix – from DJs Cal Jader and Papa Chango – takes tracks from the... Read Article
REVIEW Wara EP
With the current upsurge in popularity of Latin-influenced sounds in the English capital, nine-piece band Wara are sure riding the wave of Afro-Cuban-loving-grooves. Their recent tour of festivals such as Glastonbury, The Big Chill, Barbican's Blaze Festival, and not to mention soon-to-come gigs at Camden's Roundhouse and Ronnie Scotts, only cement their promising future ahead.