Rhythm and Roots

Atropolis – Atropolis

NY based producer Atropolis is part of the Cumbia Mela group (featured here) alongside Thornato and the two have been churning out some rather tasty Latin American meets electronica remixes and productions over the past few months. Atropolis… Read More

Ursa Major – Blacklight EP

The latest release on the Brookyln bassheads label Trouble and Bass comes from the Nottingham based duo Ursa Major and is a real UK Funky/Globally influenced gem. The four song EP mixes up ‘chopped up and reverbed out… Read More

Buraka Som Sistema – Hangover (BaBaBa)

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Buraka Som Sistema return to our eyes and ears this week premiering their new video and single ‘Hangover (BaBaBa)’ via Pitchfork, a genre bending single/video taken from their forthcoming album Komba due out later this year…. 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Bersa Discos

To mark the release of Bersa Discos 7 on vinyl earlier this month here is a little collection of the great artwork from the previous releases on the San Francisco based label. The seventh volume features Argentine neo-cumbia/mash-up… Read More

Label Showcase: #2 Enchufada Records

“We love bass and we love music from weird parts of the globe.” For our second label showcase we have Portugal based Enchufada Records. The label was first started as a vehicle to release material by Buraka Som… Read More

Modeselektor Ft. Nazizi & Abbas – Monkey Flip

Modeselektor release their massive new single Monkey Flip today through Monkeytown Records. Featuring Kenyan Hip-Hop/Reggae stars Nazizi and Abbas, the track was recorded in a hotel room in Nairobi during the BLNRB project, a Goethe Institute organised project… Read More

Tigerstyle Interview

Tigerstyle have been at the forefront of the UK bhangra scene for over ten years now, making a name for themselves through their open-minded approach to the style, fusing traditional rhythms and instrumentation with everything from hip-hop to… Read More

Toy Selectah – The Mex Machine EP

Co-founder of one of Mexico’s most important Hip-Hop groups, Control Machete,  Toy Selectah has been one of the driving forces in the modern Latin American music scene for over ten years promoting new sounds and artists (Cumbia, Reggaeton,… Read More

Uproot Andy XLR8R Podcast

Uproot Andy is one of the few producers whose tunes/re-edits/remixes are consistently top quality, drawing lines between tropical bass, dancehall and traditional Latin American rhythms and music in a fresh, innovative and always dancefloor friendly way. His re-fix… Read More

Man Recordings on Tribal Guarachero

Tribal Guarachero, or 3Ball, has been floating about the blog/global bass sphere for a while now and its latest exposure comes in the form of the latest Man Recordings podcast in which label boss Daniel Haaksman interviews Toy… Read More