Tag Archives: Afro-Colombian

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...
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...
Review: Sidestepper @ Echoes (London, 17th July 2016)

Review: Sidestepper @ Echoes (London, 17th July 2016)

In a gig that oozed class and revitalised my Sunday, Sidestepper brought the verve of late night Candelaria to a thoroughly impressed Dalston. I rarely buy the shirt, but these guys earned my indulgence at Echoes last week. At 7:15pm I descended the stairs of this new East London musical...
Preview: Sidestepper U.K. Tour (U.K. Wide, 14th to 31st July)

Preview: Sidestepper U.K. Tour (U.K. Wide, 14th to 31st July)

If the British Summer is hesitating to make its appearance, let’s enjoy the Colombian one. From the 14th of July at Larmer Tree Festival to the 31st with their gig at Port Eliot Festival (including stop-overs at WOMAD, Latitude, Tropical Pressure & London Village Underground), Sidestepper will warm your soul and...
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