Articles tagged cumbia

Money Chicha - ‘Echo en Mexico’ (album stream) (premiere)

If you’re looking for a psychedelic trip to top off your end of week, look no further than Money Chicha's new album.

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Totó La Momposina - “La Candela Viva” (video) (premiere)

Revisit classic Colombian music in celebration of the new album by the reigning Queen of Cumbia.

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Sergent Garcia: Una y Otra Vez

Imagine if Theodor Adorno wrote Disney princess songs -- only, you know, with a salsa band.

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Michi Sarmiento y Su Bravo: Aqui Los Bravos!: The Best of Michi Sarmiento

That urge to make music so effective that no one can dispute its superiority.

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Ranil y su Conjunto: Ranil’s Jungle Party

As rock 'n' roll fever took over the US and UK, musicians in Peru were busy developing their own style. Latin rhythms, stinging guitars, and Amazonian attitude are the lasting thrills of this collection of songs recorded by Ranil y su Conjunto in the 1970s.

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Grupo Fantasma: El Existential

On their fourth studio album, Grupo Fantasma continue to throw elements of funk, reggae, and rock into their danceable stew of Latin American styles and somehow make it sound completely natural.

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Various: The Rough Guide to Colombian Street Party

This is exactly how a party album from a respected world music label should be handled.

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24 Sep 2007 // 11:00 PM

Various: The Roots of Chicha

The Roots of Chicha jogs along on a wave of good humour, jaunty male singing, and an overall vibe of pride and pleasure.

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15 Jul 2007 // 11:00 PM

Various: Colombia!

The album almost giggles with verve.

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Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

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"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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