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  • blog July 6, 2015

    A Brief Guide to LAMC 2015

    Every year, the LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) brings together an incredible lineup of Spanish-speaking musicians in New York. Check out previous Afropop programs on LAMC from 2o11 and 2012 for a taste of some of the outstanding music you’re in … Read more »

  • blog June 1, 2015

    Afropop Summer Concert Selects!

    During the summer,  New York shrugs off its vicious winter, and… transforms into a tropical city. And while it can be kind of sweaty and though it doesn’t always smell great, New York more than makes up for it with … Read more »

  • review December 11, 2013

    Revancha del Burro

    The success of Systema Solar’s self-titled debut album first launched them from local celebrity to international acclaim. After being brought together by a serendipitous encounter in Medellín, the group members combined their backgrounds in cumbia, techno, champeta, hip hop, and … Read more »

  • blog November 28, 2012

    Contemporary Colombian Treasure Chest!

    In late September of this year, Sound and Colours (a consistently excellent web-magazine based in the UK) released Colombia, a book that compiles a wealth of writing (much of which first appeared in the web-magazine’s digital pages) that covers Colombia in all … Read more »

  • program January 1, 2011

    Afropop Soundsystem 5: Neo-Cumbia

    Afropop Worldwide presents a program all about the exciting and experimental music scene in Colombia today. A new generation of Colombian youth are delving into Afro-Colombian roots music, using traditional sounds as rich fodder for 21st-century experiments in global pop. … Read more »

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