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  • blog March 2, 2017

    Ticket Giveaway: Susana Baca At Pioneer Works

    World Music Institute, in conjunction with Pioneer Works, presents two-time Latin Grammy Award winner, singer-songwriter, ethnomusicologist, folklorist and teacher Susana Baca. More than just a singer, Baca is a poet and a historian. With her mellifluous voice, she and her … Read more »

  • review November 19, 2015

    Impredecible

    The Peruvian band Bareto’s new album follows the template set out by chicha bands since the ’70s with psyched-out, slippery guitar lines all over their album. But the record lives up to its name, Impredecible, (Spanish for “unpredictable”) by refusing to stay in … Read more »

  • blog July 27, 2015

    New Book on Peru From Sounds and Colours

    After releasing two terrific books on music and culture in Colombia and Brazil, Sounds and Colours has turned to another South American country with a fascinating history and vibrant music scene: Peru. The 200-page book contains articles on everything from … Read more »

  • blog June 17, 2015

    Afropop Premiere: New Track from Novalima

    Since their formation in 2001, Lima, Peru’s Novalima has become one of the world’s leading Afro-Peruvian ensembles, mixing traditional rhythms with electronic and dub influences. For their newest album, Planetario (available for purchase from Wonderwheel Recordings), the band took a more … Read more »

  • interview October 7, 2014

    A Mission to Spread Peruvian Funk: Martin Morales Interviewed

    Tiger’s Milk is a British record label that is dedicated to compiling explosive and rare tracks from Peru’s past and telling the fascinating stories behind them. After dropping the exquisite Peru Maravilloso last year, the label’s new compilation, Peru Bravo: … Read more »

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