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Rhythm and Roots Radio – Volume 16

We are very excited to share with you the very first ever Rhythm and Roots Radio show coming to you from the newly launched Groovalizacion Radio with you host El Búho. The new monthly radio show will bring you the… Read More

DJ iZem – EP2

Lisbon based French producer DJ iZem has been quietly bubbling away over the past couple of years as a producer on the rise. The few tracks and remixes that he has released have demonstrated a talented artist with… Read More

Sunday Songs

Here in Amsterdam the sun is shining and summer is finally here (at least for a weekend). To celebrate here is a little playlist of some sunny, Sunday songs: Share this

Makina – Gringas

New Makina is always welcome and this little collection is no different. Gringas is a mini EP of “Hipster Chicha, Tribal, Cumbia-Step and Beach Cumbia”, tropifiying Lana del Rey, Dillon, Gotye and Jenny Wilson. Four refreshing and really quality… 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

ZZK European Tour & El Remolón Mixtape

To promote ZZK‘s forthcoming tour of Europe the label has commissioned electropical-cumbiero El Remolon to put together a little mixtape. New music from the Argentine producer/remixer extraodinaire is always welcome and the mix is scatterd with fresh remixes… Read More

Peruvian Ritmos Psicotropicos

‘Desde Perú…puros sonidos psicotropicos!’ Toma! is the latest project from Colectivo Auxilar, a collective of musicians, video artists, designers and artists. Following in the footsteps of ZZK Club in Buenos Aires, the Lima based Tropical Bass clubnight marries… Read More

The Sunday Mashup – Maluca meets Egyptian Riddim

A wee sunday morning mashup made on holiday in Barcelona. Bringing together the tropical punk of Maluca’sEl Tigerasomeets the Egyptian riddim with a bit of tweeking and reworking. Gràcies! http://official.fm/tracks/293228?size=small Share this

El Mayonesa – Estonia Tropical

El Mayonesa must be the only Estonian artist rapping over dem-bow and cumbia rhythms. The dreadlocked tropicalista’s catchy new single Eesti Kuninganna is ‘dedicated to all the beautiful Estonian girls.’ Lovely. The video is worth checking out if… Read More