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Album Review: Bomba Estéreo – Ayo [Sony Music Latin]
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Album Review: Bomba Estéreo – Ayo [Sony Music Latin]

The electro-tropical party machine Bomba Estéreo are back with their fifth album Ayo – their first for major label Sony. It’s concise, clocking in at 34 minutes. Clubby tracks – such as “Money, Money, Money” with its squelchy acid bass, pitched vocals and compressed electronic beats show a confident swagger...
Album Review: Rio Mira – Marimba del Pacifico [AYA Records]
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Album Review: Rio Mira – Marimba del Pacifico [AYA Records]

Bringing together the sweet sounds of the Ecuadorian and Colombian Pacific Coasts, Marimba Del Pacifico packs a rhythmic marimba sound that evokes dreamy, sun-soaked images of this Afro-Pacific region. Based in Esmeraldas, a town on the Pacific coast in the north of Ecuador and led by the beautifully haunting vocals...

Playlists

Preview: Club To Club Festival (Turin, Italy, 1st to 7th November 2017)

Preview: Club To Club Festival (Turin, Italy, 1st to 7th November 2017)

Italy’s number one music festival returns this week for its 17th edition — with the most incredible line-up they have ever been able to put together. The roster includes the most acclaimed upcoming artists of the moment, such as Warp Records signee Lorenzo Senni, this year’s breakthrough artist Lanark Artefax,...
Visions of Sound – October 2017

Visions of Sound – October 2017

We’ve partnered with Groovalizacion Radio to bring you a monthly collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist:
Interview: Omar Sosa – Food and Music for Thought (November 2017)

Interview: Omar Sosa – Food and Music for Thought (November 2017)

We grew fonder and fonder of Transparent Water, the fourhanded album released by Omar Sosa and Seckou Keita in February, blending together Caribbean and West African traditions with musical spices coming from all over the world. So, after having reviewed the album, interviewed Seckou Keita and previewed the ongoing UK...
Interview: Zara McFarlane – Jazz Is Changing (October 2017)

Interview: Zara McFarlane – Jazz Is Changing (October 2017)

Savvy and oozing self-deprecating charm, Zara McFarlane is one of Gilles Peterson’s freshest jazz vocalists who has been signed with Brownswood Recordings since 2011. She has released two albums, won ‘Best Jazz Act’ at the MOBOs and is shortly due to publish her third release on 26th September.  The latest...
Review: Aux @ Rich Mix (London, 15th October 2017)

Review: Aux @ Rich Mix (London, 15th October 2017)

We’re living in a world where K-pop gets daytime airplay on BBC Radio 1. Think about that for a second, a Korean pop song getting played by a national UK radio station where usually the English-language norm is only broken by the occasional Spanish lyric. That’s just mind-blowing. I’m referring...
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