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REVIEW La Santa Cecilia – Buenaventura

By 08 April, 2016

La Santa Cecila’s new album, Buenaventura, is a beaming and vibrant road trip through America. Imagine a journey starting in American Dixieland, passing through vivid and colourful Andean towns before reaching the pampa grasslands of the southern cone.... Read Article

Colombian Rhythmns Go Global

By 11 June, 2015

Colombian Loops is an app, an online store and a digital platform designed to allow people from all over the world to access and use ‘Colombian virtual instruments, rhythmns and pre-mixed tracks’. Created by Poliedro, an award winning... Read Article

REVIEW Cero39 – Móntate En El Viaje

By 25 March, 2013

You’ve probably heard Mauricio Alvarez’s project, Cero39, before. He’s churned out remixes for a lot of the cumbia digital heavy hitters, from Colombia’s own Bomba Estéreo and Lido Pimienta, to ZZK greats Fauna. Now we get to hear... Read Article

Cumbia Cumbia 1&2

REVIEW Cumbia Cumbia 1&2

By 06 June, 2012

One of the most important names in twentieth century popular Latin music is the legendary Discos Fuentes record label of Colombia. For almost eighty years, the Medellín-based label has created many of South America’s most famous hits, and... Read Article