It was on this site that my public fascination with Plena first materialized, (it’s actually really interesting to track) after a pre-carnaval wedding trip to Panama. Then I met Los Rakas in San Francisco, ended up recording with them in Oakland, and this past Friday I celebrated with them at the release party for the […]
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I ran into Rico and Dun of Los Rakas last week at Wallenberg (where I work) and got a chance to pick up their new mix CD. If you’ve been reading here for awhile you know I’m a fan and I knew from some previews that this project was gonna be great. They start the […]
Ever since I heard reggaeton thunder from a soundsystem on a basketball court in a small village in Guatemala, I was converted. Daddy Yankee‘s Gasolina was the anthem, getting stupid amounts of rewinds. The Djs were mixing cds while screens showing reggaeton videos played as they roughly cut up the hammering beats for the whole […]