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Candeleros – La Cumbia Del Chinche

All living in Madrid,Spain, William, Fernando, Urko, Sergio, Alex and Andrés, come from different regions of Colombia and Venezuela. Their passion for endless musical improvisation, always crossing the thin line between genres, can be felt in these two tracks selected by Galletas Calientes Records, released on a special 7″ vinyl.

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Our selection of podcasts and press. Sept. Oct. 2018

Debut EP "No Más Velorio" by Afro-Colombian combo Plu Con Pla, released this August, has raised quite some interest among our partners and friends in the independent press. Here are most of these entries. Successful Afro-Caribbean house band Ghetto Kumbé...

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Galletas Calientes Records at Womex 2018

We are very happy to be part of the Colombian delegation to the #womex2018 taking place at Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in Spain in October, with our label Galletas Calientes Records. We are especially looking at expanding our distribution...

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Sunka – Colombian Party Remixes

With his album Colombian Party, released in 2017, Sunka succeeded where so many others had failed and united bass-heavy electronic music with south American influences. This eclectic selection of remixes from some of the finest Global Bass producers out...

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Plu Con Pla

From Tumaco, Colombia, Plu Con Pla fuses traditional rhythms from the Pacific coast of Colombia such as Currulao and Bunde, with reggae, hip-hop, and subtle electronic beats. Plu Con Pla is an eleven piece band that brings together two distinct musical concepts, creating something…

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Palenque Records AfroColombia Remix Vol. 2

After the success of vol. 1, we are back on track with another "Palenque Records Afrocolombia Remix" series, inviting more talented producers from the worldwide "Global Bass" scene to revisit all time Afro-Colombian classic musical pieces. Palenque Records' original...

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DRAGAO

Afro-Colombian influenced dub technique An electronic exercise deeply rooted in world folklore, and the Electronic Dance Music sounds of the last decades. Dragao's most recent work sounds closer to Dub and other Electronic Music expressions such as Techno and...

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Ghetto Kumbé Selva Tour

Ghetto Kumbé is about to release their "Soy Selva" EP on Galletas Calientes Records, and we are very excited about it! If you're in Colombia these days, or in France in December, you'll have a good chance to catch them on tour. Sept 09: Auditorio Lumiere -...

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Interview with Bopol Mansiamina

Legendary soukous guitarist Bopol Mansiamina from the Congo was in Bogota this July 2017 to record some musical pieces with Lucas Silva of Palenque Records. I took this opportunity to interview him about Colombiafrica Orchestra and his special relationship with...

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