Category Archives: Argentina

Buenos Aires Implodes

Alika y Nueva Alianza – Para Bailar Cumbia (El Hijo de la Cumbia remix)Los Destellos – Elsa (Sonido Martines remix feat. Fefe) From Nueva Cumbia Argentina 2009 Brand new Soot release! Sonido Martines compiled the essential overview of what’s happening … Continue reading

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Andean Digital Folklore


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RIP Mercedes Sosa


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Whips and Thangs

La Yegros – Trocitos De Madera 2009 If my job was to keep readers up on the new when it’s actually new, I would fail. And by that I mean “internet new”, so 12 seconds after the recording is made. … Continue reading

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Good Press Lately

Few articles I’ve enjoyed in the past week… XLR8R ran an article in the latest issue on ZZK records in which they are taken on a journey by everyones favorite Avant-Cumbia hooligans to the crews favorite haunts in Buenos Aires. … Continue reading

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Killing Yourself to Cumbia

There is room for everyone in the Cumbia game, including metalheads and lesbians.

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ZZK Tour 2009

If your in Chicago and don’t come out to Sonotheque for this, I’m not your friend anymore. Same goes for Portland and everywhere else for that matter. DON’T BE A FOOL, GET YOUR CUMBIA FIX COMING TO A CITY NEAR … Continue reading

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Some Notable Mixes

Taliesin – Virtual Light 2008 An old one I missed from last summer. NYC native now ex-pat in Budapest somehow gets away with having Merce Cunningham introduce Bone Crusher in his homage to the low end. A short but sweet … Continue reading

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ZZK Crazy Art

Scary. The dude that does art for these guys is awesome.

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Grupo Crap & Shit

Grupo Nectar – Corazoncito (from I don’t know what album or year but it was a hit song once) Another silly vandalized Wikipedia entry for a band whos story isn’t so amusing. Grupo Nectar were a Peruana/Andean style Cumbia group … Continue reading

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