Posts Tagged 'cumbia'


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

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


It’s Cumbia Time With Soundway

Launch party for Soundway Records’ new The Original Sound of Cumbia compilation featuring DJ sets from their very own Miles Cleret, Sofrito’s Frankie Francis and a special guest DJ to be announced closer to the date.

Wara EP

Bright young starlets and stalwarts of London’s happening latin live scene, Wara come forth with their inaugural release and it certainly does not disappoint. Capturing the best of what has become a really entertaining, tight and above all fun band


Quantic y su Combo Barbaro @ Scala

Quantic will be bringing his Combo Barbaro to London’s KOKO for the first night of their European tour. Expect top-notch cumbia and salsa!

Caballo’s Nueva Musica Colombiana

In the latest instalment of our New Sounds of Latin America mix series we bring you new Colombian music in the shape of the electro-fied MC’ing of Caballo.

Sergent Garcia — Una Y Otra Vez

Bursting onto the world music circuit in the late 90s, Franco-Spanish music maestro Sergent Garcia introduced a searing and innovative mix of Jamaican dancehall, reggae and Latin salsa grooves.

Cal Jader Recommends…

In the first instalment of what will hopefully be a long-running series, Cal Jader, one of the people behind the great Movimientos collective, has chosen some of his favourite records from the first half of 2011.


Movimientos @ Passing Clouds

Movimientos will be presenting another line-up of great Latin artists from the UK music scene at Passing Clouds this Friday April 15th. Live music will be provided by the tropical funksters Wara and Brighton’s Dende, a very exciting up-and-coming band.

Arriba la Cumbia @ The Royal Court Theatre

To coincide with the International Playwrites season at the Royal Court and the Colombian play Our Private Life there will be two Arriba la Cumbia after parties in the very cool basement bar!