All that’s good and bad from a scene on two discs. Fabulous diversity with music that leaps language barriers to grab you by the heart on the one hand but it’s still a closed shopRead more "V/A – Awards for World Music 2007"
Fast and furiously catchy, LDA V The Lunatics blends punk, ska, cumbia, reggaeton, mariachi and revolutionary politics to provide a fresh new soundtrack for the anti-globalista generationRead more "Los de Abajo – LDA V The Lunatics"
Their first album was a joyously fresh combination of elements that could get the dancefloor heaving at a moment’s notice. Ska, a form of dance hardwired into even the most stiff British legs met son (the form of dancing you most want to move along to — but without Ska Cubano’s help could not hitherto). […]Read more "Ska Cubano – ¡Ay Caramba!"
A diabolical concoction of foot-popping ska, invocations to the ancient Yoruba gods, swinging Latin brass and the results of a fiendish extraction process performed on the kings of mambo make Ska Cubano’s eponymous album an instant party classic.Read more "Ska Cubano – Ska Cubano"
A new concept in Latin Parties, Candela Nights is the weekly party were the best Latino sound happens in south LondonRead more "Candela Sessions – South London"