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  • review July 4, 2013

    Palenque Records Remixed

    It’s a concept that’s hard not to be crazy about. Colombia’s Palenque Records teamed up with NYC’s Dutty Artz to create Palenque Records Remixed, an album of fresh remixes sourced directly from the stems of original recordings. A palenque is … Read more »

  • feature July 5, 2012

    4 Track: The Meridian Brothers

    In this new series, we are trying to break down part of the barrier between listener and artist by asking some of our favorite musicians to pick 4 tracks from their catalogue and explain the thinking behind them. For those … Read more »

  • review April 28, 2011

    Una Y Otra Vez

    Una Y Otra Vez is Sergent Garcia’s musical discovery of Colombia and a crazy patchwork of Caribbean rhythms, pop and hip hop. The result of a trip around the country and collaborations with some of its hottest acts, the record … Read more »

  • review June 29, 2010

    Palenque Palenque

    “It’s a little known fact that Colombia’s ten million Afro-Colombians make it the Spanish-speaking country with the largest black population in the world.”  This line from DJ Lucas Silva’s sleeve notes to this lively and satisfying compilation from the early … Read more »

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