Posts Tagged 'Colombia'

So, just how Latin are you?

¡Ay, caramba! This World Cup is testing the allegiances of Brazilians: shall we align ourselves with our poor Latin neighbours or with our distant and rich cousins in the Northern hemisphere?

JUL
20

Ondatropica @ Hackney Empire

Ondatropica is the name given to the new project from Britain’s Quantic and Colombia’s Frente Cumbiero, a project that brings together some of Colombia’s most legendary musicians, unites them with a new generation of music makers, resulting in an incredible

Sofrito- International Soundclash launch party

Strut link up again with Sofrito, leading lights in the new generation of collectives celebrating heavy Tropical music. Fuelled by the unquenchable thirst of DJs Hugo Mendez and Frankie Francis to turn up new music and explore sounds from across

APR
20

Get Dancing With Soundway

BIG East London warehouse party coming up on Friday 20th April. Arranged by Soundway Records to celebrate their 10th anniversary and promote two recent releases by Los Miticos del Ritmo and Batida, the party promises to be a tropical fiesta

APR
16

La Linea 2012 Line-up

The line-up for La Linea 2012, the latest edition of London’s premier Latin music festival, has been announced. Happening between the 16th and 27th April, there is surely something for everyone with artists coming from Latin America and Europe, as well as a fine array of London’s top Latin talent.

Batida

Soundway Records have spent the past five years releasing what seemed a never-ending stream of lost gems and forgotten classics from Africa and Latin America, with their Colombia compilations (Palenque Palenque, Original Sound of Cumbia, etc.) in particular getting our

Samba Chula de What?

Yes, it’s a complicated name, but an unmissable show at Momo’s. The community of São Braz in Bahia is one of the few remaining in Brazil to perform the Samba Chula style of music. Now they come to England for the first time to spread the word.

JAN
27

Global Local and Movimientos Presents Latin Quarter

Movimientos and Global Local present their annual showcase of the finest new Latin acts to emerge in the capital. From heavy Peruvian cumbia grooves, Cuban/Reggae fusion to the freshest urban electro tropical beats and all female Latin folk and roots.

FEB
28

Movimientos Presents Esperando el Tsunami

Continuing a regular night at Rich Mix, Movimientos presents a fresh programme of exceptional documentary film and unparalleled live music. On this occasion joining forces with Sounds and Colours to present an official UK screening of Esperando El Tsunami an

The Original Sound of Cumbia

The sound of Colombia’s Caribbean coastline, cumbia is one of Latin America’s most outstanding popular music forms. This influential genre had a major impact on overseas salsa, as well as certain styles of Mexican music, and inspired large audiences in