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  • program March 10, 2016

    Dancefloor Dynamite: Future Grooves Today

    Sometimes it’s hard to sit still in the Afropop office. The funkiest, most leg-shakingly infectious music blasts from our speakers on a regular basis. Impromptu dance demonstrations have been known to take place. It’s our mission to share this wealth … Read more »

  • interview October 30, 2015

    Beyond Folklore: Akawui on Andean Rhythms and Powwow

    One of the highlights of this past summer’s Nuits d’Afrique Festival in Montréal was an electrifying performance by Akawui, a Montréal-based musician with Andean roots. Akawui also won this year’s Syli d’Or competition–both the grand prize and Afropop’s prize for stage … Read more »

  • blog July 14, 2015

    Kinky, Los Auténticos Decadentes and Astro at Celebrate Brooklyn!

    The LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) this year took place July 7-11. One of the highlights of the festivities this year was Celebrate Brooklyn’s show at the Prospect Park Bandshell  on July 10, headlined by Mexican techno-funk band Kinky, with … Read more »

  • blog May 22, 2015

    Cristián Heyne, Chilean Electropop Master: A Primer

    In our new show, “Dancefloor Dynamite: Future Grooves Today,” we devote a section to the spectacular Chilean electropop scene. Even though Cristián Heyne only produced one of the three tracks featured, the genre cannot be discussed without mentioning his name. Heyne’s … Read more »

  • blog September 2, 2014

    New Javiera Mena! Video for “La Joya”

    The last time we posted about Javiera Mena was almost exactly a year ago when we put up a short roundup of new Chilean music. The writer of that post, Nadia Reiman, summed up Javiera succinctly and quite accurately: “Dancey, … Read more »

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