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Tag Archives: Antique

Mambo, Danzon y Chachacha (mp3)

Mambo, Danzon and Chachacha have in common that they all originate from Cuba, and are either directly derived from or influenced by Son rythm, sound and dance, which (according to Wikipedia) “combines the structure and elements of Spanish canción and the Spanish guitar with African rhythms and percussion instruments of Bantu origin”. This compilation (80 […]

Las Clasicas de Sonido Sonoramico (mp3)

Sonido Sonoramico is one of the most influential Sonideros (sound systems) of Mexico D.F. He also owns an amazing record shop cerca the center of the city. (aww these vinyls!!) This fantastic compilation (80 tracks) by Heken Productions is an amazing collection of antique cumbia classics, apparently from all over the Latin American continent. Some […]

Los Grandes Exitos del Mambo – Lobo DJ (mp3)

Mambo is this improbably jazzy and fun mélange of european colonial sounds through amazing musical skills. It seems to be a very dancefloor-oriented rythm and music. Quite close to the amazing Cha cha cha! Mambo loco! uW! Ayayay! <3 According to Wikipedia: « Mambo is a musical form and dance style that developed originally in Cuba, […]

Las Clasicas de Sonido Pancho (mp3)

Sonido Pancho is one of the most important and most influential sonideros (sound systems) from Mexico City. Lately playing apparently mostly salsa, its “baile sonideros” are social events where families and amazingly talented dancers from “club de baile” meet and party. This fantastic and very diverse compilation (131 tracks!) by Heken DJ, filled with oldschool […]

1track – 51.-ARREPENTIDO-sonido-pancho.mp3

Classical cumbia (peñonera?) track “Arrepentido” from the (excellent, upcoming on compilation “Las Clasicas de Sonido Pancho” from Mexico. Sunny and beautiful.

Los 170 Tangos de la Historia (mp3)

Tango is this very peculiar music and dance originating from Rio de la Plata, at the border between Argentina and Uruguay. Very peculiar because influenced mostly by colonial and European sounds and harmonics, originating in great part from Italian immigrants, with characteristic instruments such as the bandoneon. It’s 2/4 rythm is still extremely popular and […]

Lo Mejor del Cha Cha Cha – Heken DJ (mp3)

Do you like Chachachà (also known as Cha-cha-cha)? It is a very fun rythm/music/dance from Cuba, derived from Danzon! I don’t know where and how frequently it is played and danced, but this compilation (80 tracks) found in Mexico D.F. bears a charmingly retro style, refreshing and super-bailable! 100% guaranteed to make you smile! Get […]

Ecuador Instrumental – Eduardo Zurita – Pasillos Instrumentales (mp3)

This compilation is dedicated to the two years of Julian Assange stranded in the embassy of Ecuador in London, wishing that he walks away soon. His courage, contagious indeed, is an example for all of us. <3 Ecuadorian music is striking not only by the incredible talent of its musicians, but also by the wide […]

Porros, Cumbias y Gaitas (mp3)

Porros, Cumbias and Gaitas have in common to be traditional music from Colombia. As Cumbia is present all over the Spanish-speaking part of the Latin American continent, it seems that Porros and Gaitas are much more local. Porro is a festive afro-carribean style of Columbian music, with lots of cowbell (and as everyone knows, as […]

Los Reyes del Bolero (mp3)

Boleros are dance-oriented songs with Spanish and Cuban forms which have separate origins. This compilation (163 tracks!) is about what is apparently the Cuban form. It contains super lovely antique songs from those described as “The Kings of Bolero” (Los Reyes…), namely: Julio Jaramillo (Ecuador), Olimpo Cardenas (Ecuador), Orlando Contreras (Cuba), Alci Acosta (Colombia), Roberto […]

Eydie Gormé y Los Panchos – Grandes Exitos (mp3)

100% CDR, 100% Panchos, 100% Romantic! Eydie Gorné was born in NYC and had a long (and fruitful) singing career in the US. This compilation of 90 tracks by MTV Records (!) focus on the part of her discography comprising boleros played with the Mexican trio Los Panchos in the 60s. A Wonderfully romantic crossover […]

Duelo de Cumbias – Nuevas Vs Antaño – Shark DJ (mp3)

100% CDR, 100% Cumbiaaaa!, 100% Sonidero Dedicace Especial a Ana & Ricardo! Happy hacking! :* MOAR Cumbia! One more short (70 tracks) but excellent compilation by Shark DJ. As the name suggests, it mixes a clash of classic, antique cumbia with the modern stuff, sometimes electronically produced. The antique, as the newer, is mixed in […]

Changa – Cumbias Peñoneras – Lobo DJ (mp3)

100% CDR, 100% Cumbia, 0% Eurovision! Another fantastic compilation (71 tracks) by Lobo DJ. Pure Sonidero delight. Cumbia “Peñoneras” comes from Peñon de los Baños near of Mexico City (thx Chamukitta!), the other birthplace of sonidero culture along with Tepito. Sounds like very classy antique very musical and orchestrated cumbias. Some lovely surprises sounding like […]

Corridos y Narcocorridos (mp3)

100% CDR, 100% mp3, 100% vintage! Corrido is an antique traditional Mexican (and Colombian?) polka-like style of singing with guitar, accordion, often trumpets, inspired by Spanish colonial songs. Corridos distinctive feature are their lyrics, often political and realistic. Corridos apparently used to be a people’s way of education and subversion about various topics such as […]

Cumbias de Antaño – Shark DJ (mp3)

100% CDR, 100% mp3, 0% copyright, 100% vintage cumbia Another fantastic compilation (71 tracks) by DJ Shark, from Mexico City! Lovely sounds of antique cumbia, including many 60s and 70s rock and psychedelic sounds, all in Sonidero salsa, mixed with love! <3 Bears the logos of Sonidos: Condor, Estelar, Santana Bittorrent link: Cumbias de Antaño […]

Rafael Escalona – Bovea y sus Classicos Vallenatos (mp3)

100% CDR, 100% Colombia, 100% vintage Datalove! More Vallenatos, from Colombian Carribean region! Rafael Escalona was recommended to me by the hyper-knowledgeable/adorable lady selling CDRs in the music/movie mall of Calle7 in Bogota as a godfather of Vallanato. I was right to trust her! Rafael Escalona sounds like such a sweet dude! His music is […]

Sonido Santana – Guarachas – Lobo DJ (mp3)

100% CDR, 100% mp3, 100% Sonidero! Guaracha is a cuban rythm influential of Salsa. It is used by Mexican Sonidero DJs with various speeds (lots of debajadas, slowed down tracks) and tweeking as part of the Cumbia Sonidera. It is gorgeously charming and warm! <3 An excellent compilation (71 tracks) by Lobo DJ! (apparently another […]

Musica Colombiana de Exportacion (mp3)

100% CDR, 100% Colombiana, 100% vintage! Musica Colombiana de Exportacion is a very interesting double compilation: * The first, “MUSICA COLOMBIANA DE EXPORTACION” is a charming compilation of antique traditional Colombian music, with a strong colonial/European influence. * The second, “PORROS CUMBIAS GAITAS” contains a great selection of antique Cumbias, Porros and Gaitas. Much more […]

7 Classicos del Vallenato Sabanero (mp3)

100% CDR 0% Pascal Negre 100% Vallenatos Colombianos (Vallenato is a traditional music style from Colombian, from the Carribean area, of obvious african influence) Link to the Bittorrent file: 7 Classicos del Vallenato Sabanero Contains compilations for each of the following artists: 01 Enrrique Diaz, 02 Miguel Duran, 03 Alejo Duran, 04 Miguel Duran Jr, […]