Category Archives: Cumbia


DJ Holman – Hard House Cumbia Jalada Rebajadas are for old people, jaladas are a young man’s game. They kinda sound like Punta in the same way Soca sounds like sped up Reggaeton too. Every track I have comes from … Continue reading

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Silverio Urbino – Suspiros (DJ Yadex edit) Real nice edit of a Peruvian Huaynos track about an egg white desert by a Chilean DJ. Cumbia versions of this stuff are pretty common, and have been a bit of a favorite … Continue reading

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DJ Gecko – Manquinon Perfect cumbiaton, nothing more, nothing less.

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10 Years Ago…or 25, or 40?

Along with Sun Ra, Kraut Rock, and club music, Screw Tapes were a seminal discovery for me in high school that made me the person/listener that I am today. When your bored with everything around you, a simple pitch-shift just … Continue reading

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Beggin’ You to Beg Me

Gael Garcia – Quiero Que Me Quieras (Dj Explow Remix) 2009 A Banger remix of a Cheap Trick Cumbia cover. I’m a big sucker for this kind of stuff, and this one really isn’t all that corny like some of … Continue reading

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Juy to the World

Grupo Ju-Juy – Track 2 (from Gigantes De La Cumbia Sonidera 2009) These guys always have the best synths. Very nasally sounding at times, even though I don’t think that is a word you can use to describe electronic instruments. … Continue reading

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Same Old Song

Los Decadas – Polvo Y El Viento (from Sonido Fantasma C.J. Collection De Oro vol 19 2009) One strategy for making your way through genres like Jazz is to cross reference the list of musicians to other records. I thought … Continue reading

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