toto la momposina

REVIEW Yapunto

By 16 April, 2019

Alejandra Charry is a singer born in Cali, Colombia’s vibrant, third-most populous city. Unsurprisingly perhaps, she cites national musical treasure Totó La Momposina as an influence. Blessed with a warm, distinctive voice of her own, she fronts a... Read Article

REVIEW Totó La Momposina – Oyé Manita

By 06 March, 2019

Oye Manita is a glance at post-colonial musical resistance courtesy of Colombia’s legendary singer Totó La Momposina. Her voice is the leading instrument, the brush on Oye Manita‘s canvas; its hearty colors are the instruments that follow, providing light... Read Article

Best Reissues of 2018

By 21 December, 2018

As well as the new sounds of Latin America, 2018 has also been a fine year for the reissuing of older material with this selection of 12 newly-refurbished classics a great place for searching out some of Latin... Read Article

REVIEW Totó La Momposina – Tambolero

By 05 October, 2015

Let’s be clear: Tambolero is not Totó La Momposina’s new album, though it’s so imaginative it’s as if it were a new one. The record is a collection of unreleased tracks and alternative takes dating back to the... Read Article

MIXTAPE Metá-Metá Mixtape

By 21 November, 2014

Brazil’s Metá-Metá bring together influences as diverse as afro-samba, punk, free-form jazz, candomblé and afrobeat to create visceral, experimental and soulful music that reaches from a whisper to an all-out aural assault. On their latest album, MetaL MetaL,... Read Article