Thursday, 11 November 2010

Cumbia at Roskilde Festival 2007-2010


From the Latin American streets...One of today's absolute hottest music forms is cumbia. It is Latin American street sounds and the US electronic nightclub scene at the same time. Roskilde Festival has an impressive number of artists lined up, all professing to South America in different ways...



  ARRIBA LA CUMBIA - 2010
Arriba La Cumbia, Russ Jones makes dance floors and festival fields ... collects some of the best and most muscular forces in cumbia, Latin America's most vibrant and hot music form right now. Cumbia anno 2010 combines hip hop, electronica and Afrobeat ...

EL HIJO DE LA CUMBIA & ANASOL MC - 2009
EL HIJO DE LA CUMBIA & ANASOL MC - 2009 , bands EL HIJO DE LA CUMBIA & ANASOL MC (ARG) Saturday 04.07.09 - 00:00 - Astoria Cumbia has always been the Latin American underclass' ... electronica – which is the case with El Hijo de la Cumbia, one of Buenos Aires’ sharpest acts. He has forged beats for other.

BOMBA ESTÉREO - 2009
... BOMBA ESTÉREO (COL) Friday 03.07.09 - 19:15 - Cosmopol Today, Bogota's music sees a new wave of young musicians who mix their Colombian roots – cumbia and champeta – with sounds from big cities all over the world. Bomba Estéreo leads this development. This trio's hot tribal music contains ... a competent vocalist who unites the many music genres under the same sunny, Colombian flag.

 CHICO TRUJILLO - 2010
CHICO TRUJILLO - 2010 , bands CHICO TRUJILLO (CHL) Monday 05.07.10 - 00:00 - Arena Cumbia was one of the Chilean people's favourite forms of musical expression – before General Pinochet messed up the party in 1973. Chico Trujillo ... must go on. And so it does – the southern party beat has just found a global frequency today.
ZIZEK CLUB - 2009
... of the world's most happening clubs at the moment is called Zizek and is located in Buenos Aires. Here you can hear lots of hip hop, reggaeton, cumbia, crunk and mash-up in a wonderful pang-coloured hotchpotch. A group of local MCs, producers, musicians and DJs are now taking the bubbling ...
SYSTEMA SOLAR - 2010
... a scene that just shoots towards the azure sky. The popular music collective mixes house, hip hop and techno with Colombia's own genres such as cumbia, champeta and bullerengue. Everything under the Latin American sun is mixed with equal parts city neon, Caribbean lights and relics from South ...

MEXICAN INSTITUTE OF SOUND - 2010
... Camillo Lara – the anything-but-grey eminence residing in the heart of the Institute – mixes electronic, Western club beats with mariachi, cumbia and other South American elements. His fearless and unpretentious juggling of genres and styles may be reminiscent of Fat Boy Slim and Basement ...
  
MERCADONEGRO - 2006
... - Ballroom They met in Europe by coincidence, but it was the love of Latin American rhythms that brought together the members of the project ... and hot salsa but is certainly not afraid of including elements from latin-jazz, son and rap when the temperature needs to be risen to its ... only gets better. Expect a full dance floor with oozing and sweaty

SYSTEMA SOLAR - 2010
... such as cumbia, champeta and bullerengue. Everything under the Latin American sun is mixed with equal parts city neon, Caribbean lights and relics from South America's African diaspora. You are required to dance along when Systema ... in front turn the stage into a party full of summer sounds, South 

CHOC QUIB TOWN - 2010
... Town – but they actually employ almost all kinds of Latin-American genres that have ever washed up on the Colombian ... Quib Town delivers some of the very best in all of Latin America. Released on: Chocquibtown / Bonnier Amigo Links Official website Myspace Back Funky and political Latin hip hop.

KING CHANGO - 1997
KING CHANGO - 1997 ,bands KING CHANGO (US) Latin-ska group King Chango are definitely the New York underground's answer to Finland's Leningrad Cowboys. King Chango mixes all sorts of Latin American rhythms and music styles, e.g. ska, salsa, dance music, and the band is not afraid to add a ...

AURELIO MARTINEZ - 2010
... Aurelio Martinez offers a fresh perspective on paranda, a combination of African rhythmics, American blues, Cuban son and West African guitar music. The genre is the Garifuna people’s pride. ... percussion – a practice dating all the way back to shipwrecked African slaves who stranded in Latin

MATIAS AGUAYO - 2010
... for his ’BumBumBox’ happenings where he and a group of friends bring an MP3 player out in the Latin American streets and start up a spontaneous party in the middle of the everyday bustle. Welcome a well-travelled music nomad.

BOLA 8 - 2006 , bands BOLA 8 (URY) Sunday 02.07.06 - 14:45 - Ballroom Latin America is rich on musical rhythms. Bola 8’s music takes off from candombe, a historical pulse ... for freedom, Bola 8 strike a tradition which they touch up with modern elements from hip hop, Latin and funk. With no less than 11 musicans on stage, the Uruguyan ensemble creates an explosive ...

JOSÉ GONZÁLEZ - 2008
... electronic duo The Knife, but it was in Gonzalez’ version that the song was received in wide circles as a minor neo classic. The Swede with the latin name should be heard by anyone who appreciates troubadours fragile of mind such as Nick Drake and Elliott Smith. Like these bigwigs he can ... and an acoustic guitar.

CHICO TRUJILLO - 2010
.. and today the band plays everywhere, from stadiums and festivals to small clubs with steamy windows. No matter where they play, their Latin American rock'n'roll leaves a trail of worn out dancing shoes. The order is the same everywhere: the party must go on. And so it does – the southern ...
EL HIJO DE LA CUMBIA & ANASOL MC - 2009
.. DE LA CUMBIA & ANASOL MC - 2009 , bands EL HIJO DE LA CUMBIA & ANASOL MC (ARG) Saturday 04.07.09 - 00:00 - Astoria Cumbia has always been the Latin American underclass' percussion-loaded dance music. It has practically been so since the African slaves arrived hundreds of years ago. In the 00s, the ...
NOVALIMA - 2009
. ,bands NOVALIMA (PER) Sunday 05.07.09 - 18:00 - Cosmopol From the thin air of the Andes to the heavy traffic of New York and London. Many South American bands have gone far by uniting their own old music traditions with today’s electronic beat. Novalima is such a band from Peru. The members ... a centuries-old culture settle in on the global music scene.

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