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  • blog September 18, 2015

    Afropop Exclusive Mix: Afro-Venezuela

    We’re back with another installment in our Afropop exclusive mixtape series! This one comes courtesy of Ricardo Vergara, who put together a mix of some terrific Venezuelan music in styles ranging from the African influenced tambor to the folk styles … Read more »

  • blog February 13, 2015

    Guyanese Mixtape Double Feature

    The nation of Guyana is an intensely diverse place: It has ethnic groups from every continent–India, Africa, China, and Europe, as well as its indigenous peoples. It’s in South America, but very much part of the English-speaking Caribbean. And you … Read more »

  • blog May 30, 2013

    Tambor Santo Vol. 2

    One listen to Don Beto’s newest mix-tape, Tambor Santo Vol. 2, could serve as your weekly dosage of Venezuelan musical fire! (and yes, that is doctor recommended) Mixing, matching, and slicing tracks to create a rolling groove jam-packed with hypnotic, … Read more »

  • blog December 11, 2012

    La Gallera Social Club releases “Ecos del tercer Mundo Vol. 2”

    Ecos del tercer Mundo Vol. 1, the first release by La Gallera Social Club, a group of young musicians creating a thrillingly dreamy hybrid of Venezuelan roots, modern electronics, and laid-back indy coo, was easily one of the best things we heard … Read more »

  • interview July 25, 2012

    An Interview with La Gallera Social Club: A Charge of Afro-Venezuelan Energy

    A couple of weeks ago we stumbled upon a relatively-unknown musical gem from Venezuela called the La Gallera Social Club. The group effortlessly ties together folkloric elements of Venezuela’s musical past and contemporary styles, creating a well-crafted sound that is … Read more »

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