I’ve never met them but Munich’s Schlachthofbronx seem like they are genuinely a bit nuts. The press shot above is one of the less conventional photos I’ve seen in a while. This is their heavy new remix of bashment queen Timberlee. Timberlee – Gunny Gunny (schlachthofbronx rmx) They were also kind enough to send us […]
Monthly Archive for: "January, 2009"
Its Frikstailers! who make Argentoelectrobailecumbiafunk and are part of the ZZK crew. They’ve been on our radar for a while but now they’re dropping their official Baile Frik EP on Scottish label Revolt Into Style. Here is the lead track off the EP. Pretty mental as far as it goes! Frikstailers – Baile Frik (Original […]
Wayne just sent me this hammer of a tune by Skeat who’s from Botswana. Its got one of those instantly wicked African good vibes hooks that sticks in your head for days. Just what you need for January. Look out for an album and video dropping later this year on the Ruffridims label. Skeat – […]
But I’ve been wanting to post this for Bolivia: El Humahuaqueño This is King Africa, who is Argentine, but it’s a great party track whose rhythm at least references the Andes. I’m a gringo who admires Evo from a distance. I understand there are those who dislike him in his own country and those who […]
Carnaval is round the corner, and while I haven’t heard too much about goings on elsewhere, Panama has caught Hatian fever. I picked up a Hatian megamix in Panama City, and it seems that this year producers have picked up the Compa and Zouk as the sound du jour this Carnaval… day? I also have […]
A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to return to Nicaragua for a little trip. Bootleg Cd stalls lined the street and the sound of cumbia blasted out everywhere. The music in Central America is pretty special because it has a huge melting pot of influences from South America, the US and the Caribbean, […]