In SUB.Culture:Cuba we learn how a few pioneering electroacoustic musicians and a younger generation of DJ/producers have bridged the island's gap between technology and electronic beats.
In the the third installment of the series, we head to Santiago de Cuba, to see how dance music’s path through the decades has resulted in the scene’s most vibrant moment.
In the economically devastated early 90s, DJs like Djoy de Cuba, Wichy de Vedado, and DJ Jigue, found catharsis in a new community of parties, clubs, and sounds.
Decades later, their work inspired a younger generation of DJs who helped push the island's burgeoning dance music community.
In our latest THUMP Specials, we even get a look inside Krivit's 80,000 strong record collection located across multiple storage units.
Hunting for records in Santiago, Cuba taught me about the beauty of the chase in a place where vinyl has nearly gone extinct.
With an ease of travels restrictions, changes are afoot in Cuba. But what do the locals think about it all?
MANANA came to Santiago De Cuba and achieved the impossible in a place where it’s impossible to get shit done.
Manana won over Cuba's government with the promise of cross-cultural collaboration. Now it needs to convince the people.
In addition to announcing Nico Jaar, the festival is offering a discounted travel package including chartered flights from Miami and an included travel visa.
They'll both appear May 4-6 at the Santiago event along with headliners Mala and Quantic.