MARIUS CULTIER + GRUPO LOS YOYI: CARIBBEAN CRAZINESS


Marius Cultier: The Way It Should Be
Nathalie
Ochung
Zouk
From My Way (Magidisco, 1976)

Grupo Los Yoyi: Banana
Paco La Calle
From S/T (Egrem, 1977)

This is easily one of the most extraordinary albums I’ve come across in a long, long time. Cultier represents one of those ultimate examples of transnational musical mastery – a pianist born in Martinique but recorded in both Canada and France and sounds like he’s from everywhere and nowhere at once. Even though My Way […]

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AFRO-LATIN-DELIC


Manu Dibango: The Panther
From Africadelic (Fiesta, 1975)

Perez Prado: Perdiendo La Cabez
From Mexico ’70 (Orfeon, 1970)

Grupo Los Yoyi: Tu No Me Puedes Conquistar
From 7″ (Arieto, 197x). Also on Revolucion!

Fruko y Sus Tesos: Mammy Blue
From 7″ (Fuentes, 197x)

Stereo 77: Bobby Conga
From Jibaro Beat EP (Research Deluxe, 2010)

I know this is usually the territory covered by my man Adam at Musica Del Alma but I’ve been getting in some decent Latin funk recently that I wanted to post up.

The most […]

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