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  • review June 23, 2015

    Reina de Todas Las Fiestas

    Although the music of veteran Chilean band Chico Trujillo is often described generically as cumbia, they incorporate many different musical styles from across Latin America into their unique sound. They call their style cumbia chilombiana, a play on words to be sure, but pretty accurate … Read more »

  • blog June 23, 2015

    Ondatrópica Vol. 2 Announced!

    Ondatrópica recently announced a followup to their excellent double-album, released on Soundway in 2012. Ondatrópica is a collaborative project spearheaded by colombian musician Mario Galeano (Frente Cumbiero) and English producer/musician Will Holland (A.K.A. Quantic). We loved the debut record, as you … Read more »

  • blog June 19, 2015

    The History of Kumbias Editadas According to Turbo Sonidero

    In case you ever want to feel high without drugs, listening or dancing to cumbia editada–or kumbia editada–is a pretty good option. As you hopefully already know, cumbia is a rhythm/musical genre of coastal Afro-Colombian origin that has spread across Latin America, the … Read more »

  • blog May 14, 2015

    Chicano Batman: Five Tropical Inspirations

    Listening to Chicano Batman is an unmistakable experience. Soulful and organ-heavy, the group plays like they’re covering a set of top-10 pop hits you’ve never heard. To better explain how the band developed their sound, we got Carlos Arévalo, the group’s guitarist, to share … Read more »

  • blog April 15, 2015

    Five SummerStage 2015 Highlights!

    SummerStage, the massive annual summer-long series of concerts, film screenings, dance performances and spoken word recitals that take place throughout New York, has now released its 2015 lineup, and there is plenty to be excited about. Here are some of … Read more »

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