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SONG OF THE DAY Frente Cumbiero – El Método De La Cera Perdido

Bogota-based Colombian Cumbia pioneers, Frente Cumbiero were founded by Mario Galeano et Eblis Álvarez and featured on my blog last month when they joined forces with Tokyo-based Minyo Crusaders for a 4-track EP.  Frente Cumbiero are known for their experimental … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Los Wembler’s de Iquitos – Lamento Selvatico

There has been very few corners of this world left untouched by the recent pandemic. The COVID-19 outbreak has had particularly devastating consequences in the Peruvian Amazon. With an urban density of around a million people, Iquitos is the largest … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Abelardo Carbono y su Grupo – La Piña Madura

A native of the Caribbean coast of Colombia, Abelardo Carbono achieved legendary status in his country’s storied ranks of musical icons by combining the homegrown sounds of cumbia with the chiming guitars of West African soukous.  With the exception of a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY La Mecánica Popular – Móntame En La Tormenta (Riders On the Storm)

Covered by the likes of Nigel Kennedy, Wolfmother and Annabel Lamb, this song has been one of my favourite tracks ever since I can remember.  Originally written by one of my all time favourite bands The Doors, a new rendition … Continue reading

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