Tag Archives: Chile

Your Ticket to… the 2010s

Your Ticket to… the 2010s

At times, we ask the Rhythm Passport family some cruel tasks. For example, to musically retrace their 2010s and pick only five albums among the hundreds (or thousands) they have listened, loved and/or felt particularly important considering the world music world. Click on the names below and you will meet...
Rhythm Passport Free Compilation – Vol. 44 – December 2019

Rhythm Passport Free Compilation – Vol. 44 – December 2019

Download this exclusive FREE Rhythm Passport album TODAY! Preview of the album:   Track List: 1. Dowdelin feat. Pat Kalla – Funky Chicken [from Poul Wélélé; Underdog Records] 00:00 – 03:08 2. Gato Preto feat. Flavia Coelho & Rey Sapienz – Fala Comigo [from Fala Comigo] 03:09 – 06:24 3. Son Rompe Pera feat. Chico Trujillo –...
Album Review: Newen Afrobeat – Curiche (May 2019)
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Album Review: Newen Afrobeat – Curiche (May 2019)

Newen Afrobeat are from Chile rather than Lagos, but are proof that afrobeat has become a global music to address injustice. Formed in Chile in 2009, Newen translates as ‘strength’ in the indigenous (and marginalised) Mapuche language, and the seven songs that make up the collective’s third album Curiche speak up...
Event Review: Womad 2017 (Malmesbury, 30th July 2017)

Event Review: Womad 2017 (Malmesbury, 30th July 2017)

This year, we only got a glimpse of the music bonanza offered by the Womad UK weekend. Our stay in Malmesbury consisted of a hit-and-run or a ‘toccata-and-fugue’, in-keeping with the musical topic, and saw us pay a visit to Charlton Park on the last day of the event. Still,...
Preview: Chico Trujillo @ Rich Mix (London, 29th July 2017)

Preview: Chico Trujillo @ Rich Mix (London, 29th July 2017)

It happened little more than a year ago. On a quiet April night, London was stormed by a cyclone cumbiero. Camden and the Electric Ballroom were battered by the uptempo rhythms coming from Valparaiso and branded distinctly as Chico Trujillo. The sound of the band from Vila Alemana (a few...
Preview: Nicolas Jaar @ Heaven (London, 6th & 7th December 2016)

Preview: Nicolas Jaar @ Heaven (London, 6th & 7th December 2016)

Eat Your Own Years and independent radio station NTS Live are bringing Nicolas Jaar to Central London venue Heaven, for a two-nighter that went sold out in a matter of minutes. The NYC-based Chilean music producer, mixing engineer, and DJ, is currently on tour promoting his latest work Sirens, a...
Preview: La Linea Festival (London, 17th – 28th April 2016)

Preview: La Linea Festival (London, 17th – 28th April 2016)

As it’s happening since 2001, for ten days in April, London sounds and plays Latino. The responsibility rests on ¡COMO NO! which, 15 years ago, started to organise one of the most chéveres Festivals of the London music scene. La Linea has indeed brought to the British capital some of the finest,...
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