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  • blog May 26, 2016

    Premiere: M.A.K.U. Soundsystem “De Barrio”

    M.A.K.U. Soundsystem is a bold, powerful group of musicians, mostly from Colombia, based in New York. Their new album Mezcla (reviewed right here) comes out Fri., May 27 on Glitterbeat Records. Listen to our premiere of “De Barrio,” a beautiful, slow-burning … Read more »

  • blog April 15, 2014

    Rare Colombian Gems on New Sounds and Colours Comp

    Sounds and Colours, the magazine that has brought us so much impressive coverage of South American music (among other things), just dropped an especially exciting volume. The Rarezas Colombianas Mixtape was compiled by drummer and percussionist Pedro Ojeda. Ojeda has … Read more »

  • blog February 10, 2014

    Suena Pacífico Afro-Colombian Mixtape

    This brand new, totally jamming mix of Afro-Colombian music comes to our ears from SoundGoods, the blog of a German DJ/Producer named Wolfram Lange. It primarily features two styles of Afro-Colombian music: Currulao and Chirimía.  Accordions chug, drums roll, horns blast, and singers wail. … Read more »

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