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  • interview August 25, 2015

    Latin Soul Murder Mystery: Geko Jones on Ralfi Pagan

    Geko Jones is a New York-based DJ, who, along with Uproot Andy, hosts the monthly Que Bajo?! dance party at The Wick in Brooklyn. For much of Geko’s career, he has mixed vintage Afro-Latin tracks with electronic production. For his … Read more »

  • blog July 2, 2015

    Afropop Exclusive Mix: DJ Mundi’s Champeta Mix

    Oakland, CA-based DJ Mundi has a deep knowledge and appreciation for everything from electro-chaabi to bhangra and ragga-cumbia. For our exclusive mix series, he has put together a mix that delves into the fascinating history of champeta, the Afro-Colombian genre that blasts from colorful … Read more »

  • blog May 5, 2015

    Que Bajo?! Barrioteca: An Introduction

    Geko Jones is a New York-based DJ known for his ability to blend older, more folkloric records with the latest dance-floor trends; we featured him a few years back in our episode on accomplished crate-diggers. With Uproot Andy, he’s half of … Read more »

  • review July 4, 2013

    Palenque Records Remixed

    It’s a concept that’s hard not to be crazy about. Colombia’s Palenque Records teamed up with NYC’s Dutty Artz to create Palenque Records Remixed, an album of fresh remixes sourced directly from the stems of original recordings. A palenque is … Read more »

  • blog March 7, 2013

    Chief Boima + Geko Jones Drop Free ‘Africa Latina’ Mix

    It’s been out just over a week but we already feel like we’ve seriously slept on this. And there is no excuse because it basically is a sonic stew of all the musical ingredients that have motivated us to rock … Read more »

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