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DO YOU have a particular penchant for those liminal musical zones, the subduction zones where musical tectonic plates bend and upheave and buckle and melt into one another? Particularly, perhaps, when you’re left with a wide grin and a begged question: just how did they get there, exactly? You know the sort of thing I …

REVERED label World Circuit has taken a dive into the halls of its back catalogue and has announced vinyl pressings for two albums that will surely please fans of the global sound everywhere. The first of the two reissues is to be Various artists – Cumbia Cumbia 1 & 2, an exploration of the rhythms of …

FOLLOWING on down that seductive, dusty road from their previous singles, September’s “Genesis of Gaea” and late October’s “May They Call Us Home”, Tucson’s TexMex rock fusioneers XIXA have dropped the video for “Eclipse”, another instalment from next month’s album, Genesis. You can watch below. It’s a rousing tune, showcasing a poppier end to the …

Selva Selects: Thunder Claps wins big in touching on so many tangents in the world of music, da funk, da disco, Latin, electro: it’s so eclectic, but it all works because Quantic is like a dowsing rod for a great tune. He’s the constant, the overseer, the constant thread, and this compilation is the absolute mustard. Year-end podium position tackle.

COMING atcha suited and booted, dusty with the long ride in from Tucson, AZ, XIXA have released the second single from their forthcoming album, “May They Call Us Home”. You can watch the video herein. The video was directed by the amazing photographer Charlie Stout and stars fellow traveller across the wide-open landscapes of the borderland …

Rating: 7/10 Cassette only DIY label Blak Hand Records are known for finding gems and thrusting them forward, and their latest release from London ladies Los Bitchos is no exception. The trio play an playing an exciting Latin American dance-oriented sound commonly known as ‘Cumbia’. Made up of Serra on and Carolina on guitars and …