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Now here’s a winter warmer – Ultra-hip onetime Brooklyn based, Puerto Rican twosome Buscabulla have sneaked out (via Ribbon Music) this cover of the classic ‘Cantares’ to keep us in touch. Originally recorded by El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, the Buscabulla partners, Luis Alfredo Del Valle and Raquel Berrios, bathe the song in their …

Don’t Ask Me is the fifth single to be release by British Latin-Crossover band Bossa Bandits and previews from their forthcoming album ‘All true stories’. Clive B Bossa comments: “Do you know someone who is always looking at their phone? And do you know someone who is always looking at your phone? Its about that! …

Nothing about the Meridean Brothers is as you would expect unless you are prepared for the unexpected. The name might suggest a collective but in the studio the ‘Brothers’ focal point is the mercurial talents of Colombian composer and multi- instrumentalist Eblis Alvarez. As an established player in Bogata’s energetic experimental scene Alvarez has always …

London based Brazilian musician and producer Murillo Sguillaro is better known as Muca, is back with a slice of summery bossa with his new single ‘Until We Meet Again’. It’s a collaboration with Alice SK, with whom he worked with on her debut EP, and felt her vocal would perfectly suit his new music. The …

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 …

WELL it looks like the summer vibes may need a little boost this year, so here’s a release that’s set to heat things up. Brazilian troubadour Joao Selva, now based in Lyon, definitely aims to shake us around with his samba infused, funk primed second album, Navegar, available on Underdog records from April 2nd. Born …

One by One is the follow up single to be released by British Latin-Crossover band Bossa Bandits taken from their forthcoming Album ‘All true stories’. The band bring the summery vibes once again with a swaying mash of sax and percussion. Nylon strung guitar sits nicely in the mix under the soothing vocals, as the …

We’ve been a fan of Brighton-based record company Mr. Bongo for some time, with many of their brilliant reissues of world/Latin music appearing on our collective shelves over the years; and we’re delighted that their news of their latest release, volume four of their lauded compilations, has been sent our way (plea directly to Mr …

Rocafort Records are back with a volume two of some undiscovered / forgotten Latin gems from New York City. Taken from the period 1968-1972, the release comes as a beautifully boxed 3 x 7” box set, with liner notes from DJ Timber on the back cover, and features Orquesta Olivieri’s 1970 Delta single There’s No …

The Queen of Pop is back. On June 14, Madonna launches her 14th album, Madame X, and is trailing the first track Medellín on Spotify, Amazon Music, Apple Music and all the usual places now. The album marks another reinvention from a woman who already has more regenerations than Doctor Who. This time Madonna is …