Tag Archives: Latin funk

SONG OF THE DAY Los Sirios – Cuarto Oscuro

If Los Sirios had gone on to record more music, I’d like to think that it would have sounded as psychtastically heady and groove-orientated as this (the percussion is fantastic!!!!). Cuarto Oscuro (translating as Dark Room?) was issued as a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Echocentrics – Gettin’ Away With Your Gal (feat. Bill Callahan)

Fronted by Austin-based two-time Grammy nominated producer & multi-instrumentalist Adrian Quesada, The Echocentrics are a band that fuses an exotic blend of Afrobeat, Latin funk, and Brazilian folk. Emerging in 2011, Quesada constructs interesting cross-cultural songs, often mixing multiple languages, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Johnny Ventura Y Su Combo – Guajira Con Soul

Following on from last weeks Latin funk/Boogaloo theme, I’ve found this little beauty today! Juan de Dios Ventura Soriano, a.k.a Johnny Ventura (or El Caballo Johnny Ventura) is a Dominican singer and band leader of merangue and salsa.  Embarking on … Continue reading

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