Tag Archives: Cumbia

Bandcamp’s Fundraiser Special (Friday 20th March 2020)

Bandcamp’s Fundraiser Special (Friday 20th March 2020)

It doesn’t happen everyday that online music platforms champion the cause of musicians, but Bandcamp has showed us, more than once, to be different from the vast majority of music platforms. Today (until 11.59PM Pacific Time), to support all the artists affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Oakland-based company will...
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...
Gallery: Chico Trujillo @ EartH (London; Wednesday 13th November 2019)

Gallery: Chico Trujillo @ EartH (London; Wednesday 13th November 2019)

Earth Hackney hosted a vibrant show by Chico Trujillo as part of their 20th anniversary European Tour, Mambo Mundial. But this wasn’t an ordinary gig. It set the stage for a small protest against the current Chilean president for the handling of the riots currently engulfing their home country. At 9pm...
Preview: Minyo Crusaders @ The Jazz Cafe (London; Monday 11th November 2019)

Preview: Minyo Crusaders @ The Jazz Cafe (London; Monday 11th November 2019)

When opposites attract. Take possibly the most traditional expression of Japanese folk music (min’yō), blend it with worlds apart styles like reggae, cumbia and afrobeat, add tons of groove, and you’ll have one of the most exciting bands around, Minyo Crusaders. The Tokyo-based ensemble is a joy-to-the-ear music miracle. Back...
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