(((Sonorama Podcast 8: Digital Cumbia)))

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In the last couple of years there’s been a great amount of fusings of musical traditions with new technologies and electronic rhythms around the globe. Take the “Nortec” soundz from Tijuana, baile funk… Continue reading

Sonorama Podcast 7: Global Protest Music

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Watch out! Sonorama brings you its seventh podcast! This week we’ve let the week’s current events dictate our theme for this week; given that May 1st just passed, along with Cinco de mayo,… Continue reading

Sonorama Podcast: Funky bits from Brazil

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Hello Sonoritmicos! In this week’s podcast we bring you some tasty bits o’ funk from mighty Brasil; a country that perhaps hasn’t been getting as much attention from the groove digging community as… Continue reading

Sonorama Podcast: “Si te pica el Alacran”

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For this week’s podcast we take a little break from our recent tropical tendencies (only for a week that is), and we continue our exploring into obscure and unfamiliar musical territories from across… Continue reading

Remembering El “Rey” del Timbal

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Today would’ve marked the 87th  birthday of Ernesto Antonio Puente Jr., better known as Tito Puente. A madman and genius of the timbales, he led the wave of Afro-cuban rhythms that rose out… Continue reading

Rockin’ in Central America

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Here’s a tasty bit of Latin infused rock from El Salvador. There’s not much info available on La Organizacion or their output, but their sound is something like the Chicano rock coming out… Continue reading

Sonorama Podcast 4!!!:Other Worlds Other Sounds

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Hello music fiends. Sonorama brings you its fourth podcast for your listening pleasure. In this edition we explore rare, sometimes quirky, left field sounds from across the globe. We’ve thrown in some tasty… Continue reading

Coombia!!!

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A couple of years ago i got bit by the cumbia bug, and I don’t think I’m alone because there has been recent growing interest its rhythms and its Colombian roots as well.… Continue reading

Pan music from Puerto Rico

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Borinquen, or Puerto Rico as most of us know it, is the indigenous name of that island in the Caribbean as well as a music label that released a variety of tropical rhythms… Continue reading

Sonorama presents its third podcast!!: Covers

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Sonorama brings you it’s third podcast for your listening pleasure, an hour long set of cover songs, embarking on a sonic trip through moog synthesized cumbia and  soundtrack themes, bossa nova, and The… Continue reading