Rhythm and Roots

VA – El Sonido de Tupac Amaru

El Sonido de Tupac Amaru, released through the Massachusetts based Masstrópicas label, is another Peruvian chicha retrospective which this time concentrates on the sound’s evolution during the 70s and 80s. The album is well-informed and meticulously researched by… Read More

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

Record Store Day

Saturday the 16th of April is  Record Store Day, a great opportunity to go to your local record store and show some support. There are a number of events in record stores all around the world to celebrate… Read More