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  • program January 12, 2017

    Colombia in NYC

    New York City is home to a diverse community of Colombian musicians and groups who create in a wide range of traditional, popular and experimental music styles for diasporic communities and beyond. Our “Colombia in NYC” program takes us from … Read more »

  • blog August 18, 2016

    Featured Artists: Colombia in NYC

    Gregorio Uribe Gregorio Uribe has made a name for himself in NYC leading a big band, performing mostly his original music. Check out the video for the title track from the big band’s debut album, Cumbia Universal featuring Rubén Blades: Lately Gregorio has … Read more »

  • review April 20, 2014


    Producer, DJ, musician and crate-digging madman, Will “Quantic” Holland has devoted much of his attention to the music of Colombia– his adopted home of the past seven years– with projects like Combo Bárbaro and Ondatrópica. His new record, Magnetica (available … Read more »

  • video February 5, 2014

    Quantic’s “Duvidó” Video with Pongolove

    British producer Quantic (AKA Will Holland) has put out quite a slew of side projects, collaborations (including the mighty Ondatropica), and krar-heavy Ethiopian folkloric mixes in recent years. However, in May, he’ll be releasing Magnetica, his first solo album since … Read more »

  • blog November 26, 2013

    Los Chicos Altos’ New Electro-Afro-Colombian EP from Barcelona

    Los Chicos Altos’ new El Diablo Alegre EP, out on UrbanWorld Records, delivers the results of some impressively diverse musical cross-pollination. That shouldn’t be such a surprise for electro-tropical music: just look at Manduka, a Chilean DJ making cumbia-dub in … Read more »

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