The leaves are turning orange and the cold is setting in in Amsterdam so time for our first autumnal episode of Rhythm and Roots. There is so much great music coming out at the moment that this was a tough one to pull together. A refined selection of music old and new (or sometimes new […]Read more "Rhythm and Roots – Volume 21"
Over the past ten years the international music media has sporadically raved about the latest bubbling scene from the ‘hip’ city of the moment, be it Montevideo, Bogota or Buenos Aires. These days when we talk about modern, underground Latin American music it’s not about disparate pockets or unconnected scenes but a thriving, diverse, border crossing movement of cross-pollination and global […]Read more "South America to the world"
Rhythm and Roots has just turned 20! Don’t worry if you forgot to send a card or write on our Facebook wall, there is always next time ;) So, we are not actually 20 years old but 20 shows old! To celebrate we have a smorgasbord of great new music for you to share this special […]Read more "Rhythm and Roots Radio – Volume 20"
As we reach the last few hours on Kickstarter, I’m happy to reveal our last artist (for now ;) )…Frente Cumbiero! The Colombian group will be creating a song by the wonderfully bizarre El Paujil or Blue Billed Curasow! This unique species found in the North of Colombia is recognised as Critically Endangered by the […]Read more "Frente Cumbiero // El Paujil"
Incredibly, we reached over 3,000 Euros today on the Kickstarter. Now just 24 hours to go so still time to support the ‘A Guide to the Birdsong of South America’ project! On to artist number 9 and one we are very excited to announce! All the way from the Andino plains of Chile we give you […]Read more "Matanza // Gallineta Chica"
We are happy to introduce our first Venezuelan bird and artist from ‘A Guide to the Birdsong of South America‘. As our 9th artist we give you Algodón Egipcio who will be creating one track inspired by the stunningly coloured and aptly named Cotorra del Sol or Sun Parakeet. Find out more about the bird and […]Read more "Algodón Egipcio // Cotorra del Sol"
NEWSFLASH: First things first…we made it! 100% funded on Kickstarter! Just a few days ago’A Guide to the Birdsong of South America’ passed the 100% mark on Kickstater thanks to some fantastic support from all over the world. We still have four days left to go so please back us if you can – the […]Read more "Dengue Dengue Dengue // La Remolinera Real"