Bogotá-based Colectro, known for their style of folkloric-tinged rock, which they coined coletera, have released a new album. Coletera, which dropped the 25th of August, is 12-tracks of high energy Caribbean-infused music with elements of bullerengue, son de negro, jalao and chalupa; mixed with electrónica and soukous. It’s... Read Article
Pedro Ramaya Beltran
MIXTAPE Cal Jader’s Cumbia Bounce 2012
Cal Jader, the main man behind London’s Latin music promoters Movimientos, has just put together this amazing mix of cumbia and we wanted to share it with you. The mix features both old and new styles of cumbia,... Read Article
Colombian supergroup Ondatrópica made their US debut at the Lincoln Center Out Of Doors Festival in New York City on July 27.
Leon Murcia is a man of cumbia. He was born to a mother of African descent and a father with indigenous blood. Spending his formative years in Barranquilla on Colombia’s Atlantic coast, his own upbringing very much epitomises... Read Article