Tag Archives: Champeta

Daily Discovery: Acid Coco –  Hoy Como Siempre

Daily Discovery: Acid Coco – Hoy Como Siempre

Electro-Caribbean Colombian duo Acid Coco recently released their brand-new single “continuing and evolving their signature electro-punk-cumbia sound”.   ‘Hoy Como Siempre’ comes eight months after the publication of the duo’s debut album “Mucho Gusto” (El Palmas Music) and anticipates their second LP, out later this year.   Find more info...
Playlist: Acid Coco – Con Mucho Gusto (September 2020)

Playlist: Acid Coco – Con Mucho Gusto (September 2020)

We are used to compiling playlist and style guides; however, we also like to make room for those who grew up with and formed her/his music sensibility listening to those styles, and let them do the talking. So, to introduce you to Geneva-based, but Colombian born and bred duo, Acid...
News: Bandcamp Your Friday (Friday 4th September 2020)

News: Bandcamp Your Friday (Friday 4th September 2020)

We’re really more than glad to see that Bandcamp’s Fridays have become a thing and music lovers are increasingly embracing and supporting them (next to supporting musicians and labels) month after month. The 7th Bandcamp’s Friday has just started, so we though to virtually crate dig the latest releases from...
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...
Gallery: Bomba Estéreo @ Koko (London, 12th September 2017)

Gallery: Bomba Estéreo @ Koko (London, 12th September 2017)

Once the fuse is triggered, there’s no way to defuse la bomba. But why in the world would you stop Bomba Estereo‘s glittery electro-Latin vibes? A few weeks ago, we were at Koko for their only London’s show and new album launch and they carried us away with a Colombian rhythmic explosion. That’s what...
Preview: Bomba Estereo @ Koko (London, 12th September 2017)   

Preview: Bomba Estereo @ Koko (London, 12th September 2017)  

La Bomba is rhythmically ticking and ready to blow Koko away on the 12th of September. Directly from Bogotá, Colombia, Bomba Estéreo are coming to London, bringing along their explosive musical drive; fusing quintessential Colombian styles like cumbia, vallenato and champeta, with electronic vibes and Afro-Latin beats. Making them one...
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...