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genre: Genres Tropical

  • 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 »

  • blog November 14, 2013

    New Empresarios-Curated Funk The World 19 Mix

    Fort Knox Recordings have released the 19th edition of their impressively long-lived Funk The World series. This one is curated by Empresarios, the Washington DC-based group with strong ties to Puerto Rico (the group’s band leader and two lead singers … Read more »

  • blog September 10, 2013

    Los Pirañas- New Video: “Salvemos Nuestro Folclor”

    Los Pirañas attack! With a blast of technicolor, a burst of light, an angular twang, and a driving rhythm, the Colombian “tropical noise” trio is back with a new video for their latest song, “Salvemos Nuestro Folclor,” which will soon … Read more »

  • blog September 3, 2013

    Uproot Andy- Worldwide Ting Vol 2

    This summer, Que Bajo (composed of DJs Uproot Andy and Geko Jones) of the legendary (at least in the underground NYC scene) world/tropical dance parties, started a record label. The first release, in June, was Uproot Andy’s remixes of global styles, called Worldwide Ting Volume … Read more »

  • blog July 18, 2013

    Exclusive Afropop Premier: Poly-Ritmo 2 Mix by DJ Gozar

    Josh Weiss, a.k.a. DJ Gozar, is known for throwing down intense mixes of  “global bass” at Subsuelo and Afro Funke parties, mostly in his hometown of LA. On this latest mix, premiering exclusively through Afropop Worldwide, DJ Gozar leads us … Read more »

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