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We did it! #BirdMusic raises $7,000 for conservation!

Find out more where the money from Rhythm and Roots first album “A Guide to the Birdsong of South America” will go.

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The birds have landed

A Guide to the Birdsong of South America takes flight, being released globally.

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Animated Cumbia

Beautiful new video from JWCM and Tómas Pichardo.

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Lulacruza // Cucarachero de Niceforo

We are very excited to announce the first birds and musicians to star on Rhythm and Roots’ forthcoming album A Guide to the Birdsong of South America. We will be revealing the artists and their endangered birds one at… Read More

FILM: Que Pasa Colombia

Que Pasa Colombia is snapshot of the flourishing modern Colombia music scene. The home of Salsa, Cumbia and Champeta, Colombia has played a very special role in the story of Latin American music. A melting pot of African, European… Read More

Rhythm & Roots Volume XV

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Los Diablos Del Ritmo (Analog Africa)

I have been sitting on this wonderful album released by Analog Africa for a while but have only just got round to fully immersing myself in it. On paper this is another compilation celebrating the seemlessly endless resource of brilliant… Read More

Esperando el Tsunami Outtakes

Since Lulacruza and Vincent Moon returned from their ambitious Esperando el Tsunami project, which set out to capture the soul of Colombia’s musical landscape, we have been treated to a steady stream of material. The latest offerings from the project are… Read More

Ondatrópica Preview

Here are a few little tasters to wet your appetite for the release of the Ondatrópica album, that we covered a few months back. Led by Quantic’s Will Holland and Frente Cumbiero’s Mario Galeano, over a few months in Bogotá, Ondatrópica… Read More

Freaky Fridays: Colombia’s El Freaky Colectivo

I have been hearing a lot of hype of late about Colombia’s Freaky Colectivo (mainly due to some tireless Twitter PRing!) and it seems the team of DJs/producers (@andreshaq @djmikestyle @kmmy_ranks @fatsugardaddy) are the ones to look to for futuristic tropical heat in… Read More