Tag Archives: Peru

Playlist: It’s EXIB time! Have a “Listen to” EXIB Music 2022

Playlist: It’s EXIB time! Have a “Listen to” EXIB Music 2022

It’s EXIB time! On Thursday, EXIB Music will launch its 8th edition in Setúbal for three days of cultural sharing, meetings, conversations, workshops and showcases to re-think the Ibero-American music ecosystem. To shine a light on the happening event and anticipate some of the sounds that will travel far and...
Interview: Q&A with Planeta Polar – Baltic Cumbieros (May 2022)

Interview: Q&A with Planeta Polar – Baltic Cumbieros (May 2022)

The global music village we all live in has  accustomed us to the most peculiar and at times bizarre, cultural brews. Still, discovering and enjoying a Lithuanian trio so passionate and dedicated to cumbia, chicha and tropical sounds doesn’t happen every day.  Planeta Polar is indeed such a one-and-only act...
Album Review: Manzanita y su Conjunto – Trujillo, Perú 1971 – 1974 [Analog Africa; July 2021]
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Album Review: Manzanita y su Conjunto – Trujillo, Perú 1971 – 1974 [Analog Africa; July 2021]

Savour, swing, rhythm and joy distinguish the magic guitar of Manzanita, spanning around the golden age of Peruvian Cumbia. Trujillo, Perú 1971 – 1974 comprises the personal style developed by the self-taught guitarist Berardo Hernández (1943-2007). Along with his Conjunto: Antonio Medina (bongos), Héctor Mattos (congas), Ricardo Valles (timbales), Enrique Ibérico...
Daily Discovery: Liberato Kani – Kaykunapi

Daily Discovery: Liberato Kani – Kaykunapi

Have a sneak peek into Peruvian singer/songwriter, MC and activist Liberato Kani‘s brand new album Pawaspay, released on the 2nd of February: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3G2o-XCfF4…   In the new album, the Quechua rapper develops his distinctive style even further, fine-tuning the blending of hip-hop with Andean, Amazonian and Afro-Peruvian traditional music.  
Visions of Sound  (August 2020)

Visions of Sound (August 2020)

Every month, we bring you a collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist: