cumbia

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An Exclusive, Behind-the-Scenes Look at 'Ayo,' Bomba Estéreo’s Latest Album

The eponymous documentary offers an inside look into the Colombian band’s creative process, during, before, and after their recent record "Ayo".
Sebastián Narváez Núñez
2.15.18
Semana de la Cumbia

In Monterrey, Life Moves to the Rhythm of Cumbia

A chronicle about street musicians in the Mexican city where the genre has most deeply taken root.
Javier Ibarra
1.11.18
Premieres

Join Sotomayor on a Cumbia-Fueled Pastel Fantasy in New Video, “Eléctrico”

The first single off Mexican brother/sister duo’s new album, ‘Conquistador,’ is another step towards building their own identity through their Latinidad.
Algodón Egipcio
7.26.17
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Celebrate the Summer Solstice with Selvagem's Grooving New Mix

The Brazilian duo play NYC's Full Moon Festival on July 8 with Larry Heard, DJ Harvey, Kelela, and more.
Alexander Iadarola
6.22.17
Premieres

Colombia's Favorite Supergroup Ondatrópica Premieres "Hummingbird"

Let's all dance around a fire on the beach.
Nicolás Vallejo-Cano
11.4.16
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

South America Shines: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

The Dean reviews the latest from the Meridian Brothers, Tom Zé, and more.
Robert Christgau
3.4.16
Interviews

Bomba Estéreo Try to Make Room for Peace in Colombia with Digital Caribbean Vibes

Listen to "Somos Dos," a new track off the Colombian electronic duo's ambitious new album.
Beverly Bryan
5.18.15
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Uproot Andy's "Barrioteca" Is the Sound of New York's Immigrant Neighborhoods

Uproot Andy shares a new track ahead of the Que Bajo's tropical bass party at RBMA Festival.
Michelle Lhooq
5.6.15
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MIXED BY Frikstailers

Do not be alarmed by the shiny, googly eyes. They may be from the future, but they are not aliens.
Jemayel Khawaja
6.9.14
americas

Colombia's FARC Rebels and Cuban Rap Group Sing for Peace in Music Video

Music has been one of the FARC's propaganda tools, but they had previously focused on the more traditional Colombian genre of cumbia.
Joan Camejo
5.20.14
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Download this Off-Kilter House Remix of Barrio Lindo

Broken beats and ancient rhythms on Glenn Astro's remix of "Libres."
Max Pearl
4.17.14
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In Lima, a Tropical Bass Scene Finds its Footing

A new video takes us into the world of Animal Chuki, where the future of music sounds a lot like the past.
Max Pearl
12.5.13
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