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  • review March 22, 2016

    Supernatural Love

    This Afro-Colombian roots pop outfit, cofounded in 1996 by British DJ and producer Richard Blair, made its mark pioneering the electro-cumbia movement. That has proven a rich vein over the years, inspiring some of the most satisfying and unconventional dance … Read more »

  • review March 8, 2016

    Magnetismo

    One of the great pop music formulas of all time is to take folk music and remake it with the current dance music aesthetics. That, in a nutshell, is the recipe for many of the marquee music genres in the … Read more »

  • feature February 26, 2016

    globalFEST 2016 Feature

    globalFEST’s flagship offering is the always-exciting annual concert in the dead of a New York winter night where music fans can experience 12 acts on three stages at Webster Hall all in one night. Our special broadcast on globalFEST 2016 … Read more »

  • program February 25, 2016

    globalFEST 2016

    globalFEST is New York’s annual January multi-genre musical kickoff–12 bands on three stages in one wild night at Webster Hall. We hear highlights from the 2016 edition including new roots sounds from Haiti (Lakou Mizik), Colombian champeta (Tribu Baharu), suave … Read more »

  • blog January 27, 2016

    Monsieur Periné: Musical Chameleons from Colombia

    You never know what just opening a door can lead to. Santiago Prieto was 12 years old and touring his new music school when the director opened a door to show him a practice room. Inside, a guitar student was … Read more »

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