Music

Emeris is one of Europe’s best Latin percussionists and the epitome of the Latin immigrant who has earned success in London through his craft. Chilled, good humored, and professional, he is a master in Colombian folklore, especially in the music from the Pacific coast. He now co-directs a new...
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Cuba's new Jazz queen comes into her own in her exquisite UK debut album
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With 1.5 billion YouTube views, a 3x platinum debut album in Mexico and a second album premiering at #1 all over Latin America and several Grammys, what makes Jesse and Joy one of Latin America's biggest emerging acts? As they prepare to release their first dual language album in the UK, the...
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After two months voting by the public and the verdicts of over 20 judges, here are the results of the Latin UK Awards 2016/17 in the Music categories.
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As the Reggeatón beat continues to generate global party anthems, and mainstream music sees Latin influence on an unprecedented scale, we thought we'd pay tribute to this incredibly appealing and uniquely Latin beat, with the best party tracks of 2016. These ten tracks are enough to get your...
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Music fans and dancers unite in their passion for Salsa's vinyl at London's Tate Modern 'Salsoteca' event
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As London’s Tate gallery hosts an unlikely tribute to Colombia’s Salsa vinyl collectors, Latinolife explains the phenomena of the ‘Salsotecas’ – the mythical vinyl-sharing encounters that have helped give the city of Cali its reputation as home to the world’s most passionate Salsa lovers.
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The renowned Grammy winning Venezuelan band LOS AMIGOS INVISIBLES hit London with a bang on Sunday 21st Nov with an energetic show at the Islington Assembly Hall.
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Joe was one the faces of New York’s Latin music movement in the late 60’s and 70’s. He recorded some of the biggest hits of Latin Soul, Boogaloo, Salsa and Funk, including ‘Gypsy Woman’ and ‘Subway Joe.’ He has become a cult artist, but unlike many other cult musicians, Joe is still recording and...
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The fiesta front man with a Rio samba inspired sound, Zeca Pagodinho is one of Brazil’s best loved artists, embodying the free, easy-going Carioca spirit. “Probably the only one who didn't sell for cheesy samba," according to Vanessa Mantini of LUKAS winning London’s based Brazilian Act...
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A compilation that includes Airto Moreira, Gilberto Gil, Elis Regina and Antonio Carlos Jobin is always going to be good. “ The Beat of Brazil” bring together 21 songs from the Warner vaults, this cd compiles some not that known tracks with some classics, to a great result. Covering the period...
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Los Amigos Invisibles is arguably the most globally recognized music act from Venezuela since Oscar D'Leon (the Salsa legend on their new album). Breaking onto the international scene on David Byrne’s (Talking Heads) Luakabop label, the Grammy-winning mix of Funk, Venezuelan dance music and a...
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Despite being as rich in music treasures as its neighbours Brazil, Colombia and Cuba, few Venezuelan artists are known outside its borders. The country has a fascinating musical history, and in the 70’s, with loads of petro-dollars to attract top talent, Caracas was (and still is, though in a...
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