Thursday, June 23 2011
Thursday, June 16 2011
That urge to make music so effective that no one can dispute its superiority.
Thursday, September 2 2010
Two and a half hours of catchy and curious tracks from Fruko y Sus Tesos, Wganda Kenya, and others involved in the golden period of Afro-influenced, funked-up tropical music recorded by the legendary Discos Fuentes label.
Monday, August 9 2010
The only downside of this compilation is its brevity; it's a short, sweet dose of tropical medicine that will doubtless leave listeners wanting more.
Thursday, January 14 2010
For the bulk of this album, Quantic and his combo don't put a foot wrong. The result is a modern fusion sound based on Colombian rhythms infused with Brazilian string arrangements, Panamanian soul, and some wonderful salsa piano.
Sunday, July 26 2009
Worth the re-release.
Wednesday, November 5 2008
This is exactly how a party album from a respected world music label should be handled.
Monday, September 24 2007
The Roots of Chicha jogs along on a wave of good humour, jaunty male singing, and an overall vibe of pride and pleasure.
Tuesday, July 17 2007
Despite the different springs feeding into these women's inspirational homes, the album is successful at uniting these unique, accomplished musicians.
Sunday, July 15 2007
The album almost giggles with verve.