Tag Archives: Cumbia

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,...
Interview: Richard Blair – Sidestepper (March 2016)

Interview: Richard Blair – Sidestepper (March 2016)

Back in 2009 there was a big music conference like Womex in Bogotà. There I met a guy called Bernard Batzen, who was also Mano Negra and Manu Chao’s manager – an experienced statesman in the world music sphere. He had travelled to Bogotà, participated in the conference, and then...
Your ticket to… Cumbia

Your ticket to… Cumbia

They said that cumbia is a woman who has rhythmic hips… for sure cumbia fulfil itself in the sinuous moves of its dance. In fact, no matter how much you try to just listen to cumbia, you’ll inevitably end up dancing. Cumbia is the result of two centuries of African...