Tag Archives: Afro-Colombian

Visions of Sound – April 2018

Visions of Sound – April 2018

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: <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>&amp;amp;amp;lt;span...
Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol. 55 – Edna Martinez – Vanilla Noir

Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol. 55 – Edna Martinez – Vanilla Noir

View Edna Martinez bio here “A musical selection of Afro-Colombian roots, champeta, soukous, makossa and beyond, pure Vanilla Noir.” (Edna Martinez) Track list: La Niña Emilia – La Muchachita inyecta 0:00 Los Gaiteros de San Jacinto – Candelilla Brava 03:21 Abelardo Carbono y Su Conjunto – Palenque Palenque – 08:00 Sangazuza – Sun Malé 11:52 Eki Bis...
Preview: Lido Pimienta @ Sebright Arms (London, 1st November 2017)

Preview: Lido Pimienta @ Sebright Arms (London, 1st November 2017)

La Papessa, her second release (dated 2016), has recently been awarded the Polaris Music Prize for the best Canadian Album of the Year, but if we love Lido Pimienta’s music, it’s for tons of reasons more. As much as her songs, Lido is blunt, engaged, socially aware and an eclectic...
Preview: Bulldozer @ Archspace London (London, 23rd August 2017)

Preview: Bulldozer @ Archspace London (London, 23rd August 2017)

Part of the exciting new wave of Colombian bands inspired by Afro-Colombian rhythms, Bulldozer arrive in London for their debut UK show at Archspace presented by Movimientos. Fresh from the festival circuit in Europe, Bulldozer bring their dance-floor ready mix of Colombian champeta, ‘70s funk, traditional Colombian rhythms, electronic sounds...
Review: La Mambanegra @ Pavilion Terrace (Manchester, 14th July 2017)

Review: La Mambanegra @ Pavilion Terrace (Manchester, 14th July 2017)

A grey, dank Friday evening welcomed Colombia’s La Mambanegra as guests of the Biennial Manchester International Festival. The tent interior was wrapped in black and fans gathered, sitting cross-legged, waiting for the band. Hailing from Cali, the nine-piece La Mambanegra (The Black Mamba) take to the stage, safe in the...
Interview: Totó La Momposina (April 2017)

Interview: Totó La Momposina (April 2017)

She rarely visits and performs in London, but when she does, she’s always keen to bring the Caribbean sun and enthusiasm with her. A few days ago, on the eve of her gig as part of La Linea festival, we had the honour to meet and have a chat with...
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