Fresh, contemporary, avant-garde, soulful and bossa-based — not an impossible (but admittedly unlikely) combination as this album provesRead more "Kassin +2 – Futurismo"
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"
Just over a decade ago, Luaka Bop put out a compilation of Afro-Peruvian songs and in that dark and wonderful firmament, Susana Baca’s star shone so strongly that two years later she was in the studio recording her first CD for the international market. An instant classic, Susana Baca’s eponymous debut assured her place in […]Read more "Susana Baca – Susana Baca"
This deserves to be a bestseller all over again. The Mutants — twisted rebel sambanauts that they were — scandalised Brazil with their electronic sound in the late 60s. Encouraged by that reaction, they went even further out there and this collection covers their most fertile period before it all went a bit prog manRead more "Os Mutantes – Everything is Possible (Best of)"