Posts Tagged 'Soundway Records'

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

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

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

NOV
25

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.

SEP
10

Dancing Time With Soundway Records

Monster party from the Soundway Records lot, Dancing Time with Soundway will feature Miles Cleret (Soundway), Chris Menist & Maft Sai (Sound of Siam) on the decks along with guest DJs Vamanos & A.J Holmes (Secousse) and The Quietus DJs,

Responding to the Riots

The Sony distribution centre in Enfield was home to releases from many of the UK’s independent music labels and film distribution companies. When it burnt down on Monday night all of that stock was lost. Here’s how you can help our indies recover!

Ebo Taylor — Life Stories: Highlife & Afrobeat Classics 1973-1980

Following a stunning collaboration with Berlin-based Afrobeat Academy, Ghanaian highlife legend Ebo Taylor releases Life Stories, a definitive compilation of his 1970s recordings.

The World Ends: Afro Rock & Psychedelia in 1970s Nigeria

The World Ends is a fine start for those who want good music for the ears, and the feet. The release comes fresh from Soundway and bears vibrant tracks, evidently carrying influences from the likes of Jimi Hendrix, James Brown

Afro-Beat Airways: West African Shock Waves

The end of the noughties turned out to be something of a golden age for rare African and Latin American music, with labels like Soundway and Far Out travelling the globe to unearth a host of long-forgotten gems.

Palenque Palenque

Can Soundway do no wrong? Yet again they come up trumps with their latest compilation Palenque Palenque. An amazing collection of champeta, criolla and Afro-Colombian inspired music from the northern regions of Colombia, the music marks the follow up to