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Nicola Cruz // Jocotoco Antpitta

Joining the host of talent featuring on ‘A Guide to the Birdsong of South America’ our fifth artist is an Ecuadorian producer who has collaborated with Nicolas Jaar and is behind the mysterious QTZLCTL collective. Introducing Nicola Crúz… Read More

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Chancha Via Circuito // Macá Tobiano

We are honoured to announce Argentina’s Chancha Via Circuito as artist number four, a producer whose sound it seems was made for this very project. He has taken on a very special bird, the Hooded Grebe, a species whose… Read More

New Cumbia Calling!

Somehow cumbia is one of those genres that just keeps reinventing itself geographically and historically. Though “digital cumbia”, “nu-cumbia” or whatever you want to call it exploded a few years back and was a little swamped with generic… 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

Super Guachin – Piratas Y Fichines EP (ZZK)

It would be hard to sum up Super Guachin with one word but Pixelated isn’t bad. Piratas y Fichines (Pirates and Videogames/Arcades), which is somehow only their second release (see Cabeza! 009), is an insight into the Mendozan… 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