Skip to content

Tag Archives: Music

Calle13 – Discografia Completa – Shark DJ (mp3)

Calle 13, from Puerto-Rico, are apparently hyper-famous around Spanish-speaking Latin America. They produce fantastic hiphop since 2004-2005, and sound very much like militant citizens. Their Lyrics are often super-smart and/or funny and touch grave subjects. They also have impressive pop hits! <3 Calle13′ clear and modern sound is amazingly assembled, and mixes everything with everything! […]

1track – Exolon – Amstrad CPC (mp3)

Exolon is a computer game from 1987, the golden age of 8bit machines. I played it on an Amstrad CPC 6128. It is an early “run’n’gun” where you control some kind of space soldier running through corridors, blasting enemies and infrastructure. Quite a stimulating game but I mostly remember Exolon by its deep, amazingly nostalgic, […]

Lo + Nuevo de la Cumbia 2014 – Sonido Santana – Shark DJ (mp3)

Sonido Santana is, along with Pancho and Sonoramico, among the most notorious (the biggest?) sonideros (sound system) of Mexico D.F. This 70 tracks compilation by Shark DJ is a showcase of recent titles (NB: even if the title advertises 2014, many tracks apparently date from 2012) in cumbia, including many covers of traditional cumbia standards. […]

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 […]

Tropicalia – Discografia – 9 Albuns Completos – Movimento Tropicalista 1968-1972

Few movements were as influential of modern Brazilian music as Tropicália (or Tropicalismo). Its most influential members were Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso, Tom Zé, Os Mutantes. Tropicalismo is a celebration of tropical beats, Brazilian culture with some of its fundamental musical currents and rythms (many of which of African origins), meeting rock’n’roll and the wave […]

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.

Os Originais do Samba (mp3)

100% Brazil! 100% Samba! 100% Datalove! Os Originais do Samba is a Brazilian band formed in the 60s by members of samba school. They played with giants of Brazilian music such as Baden Powell or Jorge Ben. This compilation (14 albums, 173 tracks) of their full (?) discography, found in the streets of São Paulo, […]

1track – Os Mutantes – 02. Tudo Bem.mp3

“02. Tudo Bem“. Amazing psych rock track from Brazilians

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 […]

1track – Hechizeria

Quintessential cumbia.

Racionais MC’s [discografia – 2013] (mp3)

This post about Brazil is NOT related to whatever ongoing spectacle/sport/advertisement event. Although mp3 compilations burnt CDRs I found in the streets of Brazil were less interesting, because much less edited and personal than the amazing pieces found in Ecuador, Colombia and Mexico, and mostly amounting to compilations of existing records or full discographies, it […]

100 Rancheras Inolvidables (mp3)

Of all the incredibly diverse musical genres found in Mexico, Rancheras is the closest to the common stereotype. Splendid orchestras de Mariachis with strings and amazing trumpets, incredible voices, fantastic singing, with lyrics often tragic and romantico total! According to Wikip<3dia: “[Ranchera] dates to the years of the Mexican Revolution in the early 20th century. […]

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 […]

Cumbias Peñoneras – Shark DJ (mp3)

Cumbia Peñonera comes from Peñòn de los Baños, close from the main airport of Mexico, which is apparently, along with Tepito, the second birthplace of cumbia sonidera. Although the two places are relatively close, Cumbia Peñonera sounds quite differently from the rest: More cheerful tracks, sounding more like the costal cumbia from Colombia, with much […]

1track – 027.-cres q soy sexi

« “027.-cres q soy sexi” from …:::heken record.s:::…. Track 2. » “Are you ready, Are you ready for this? Are you hanging on the edge of your seat?” Amazing cover cumbiera ! Download link: From compilation “Mundo Sonidero – Heken”, soon on! :)

1track – Los Tamalitos de Olga – Orquesta Aragon

“Me gustan los tamalitos… Los tamalitos que vende Olga! Pican? No pican?.. Los tamalitos de Olga!” (tamalitos are most probably small tamales) Good to realize, sometimes in your life, that you totally *love* Cha-cha-chá! Download link: From mp3 compilation “Lo Mejor del Cha Cha Cha”, soon on bittorent on! ;)

1track – Chola Cuencana (Ecuador)

An apparently well-known Ecuadorian track, interpreted by the Cojunto Armonía Nacional, From mp3 compilation “Lo Mejor de la Musica Instrumental Ecuatoriana”. Could be the music from an adventure film from the 70s!

Funk 2014 (mp3)

WARNING: This compilation is not related to what is traditionnally called “Funk” as in “Soul Funk”. It is about Brazilian Funk. Brazilian Funk, (“Funk Carioca”, “Favela Funk” or “Baile Funk”), popularized by the amazing M.I.A, actually really derives from the Funk of the 60s and 70s. As for Hip-Hop, one could argue that Favela Funk […]

La Musica que Mueve a Mexico con El Talento del Barrio – Campos Tepito – Discos y Sonido (El Original del Sr. Hector Campos) (FLAC)

100% CDR, 100% Cumbia, 100% Tepito. If Hector Campos claims he is the King of records in Tepito (“El Rey de los discos en Tepito”) there might be a reason. As Tepito is one of the birthplaces of Cumbia Sonidera, being king of such a rich (and somewhat chaotic) kingdom must not be an easy […]

Vive la Salsa – Nuevos + Exitos – Shark DJ

100% CDR, 100% Salsa! MOAR salsa sonidera from Tepito, Mexico! A very nice compilation (70 tracks) by Shark DJ, mixing old and new style salsa. Romantico y mucho bailable!! <3 Bittorrent link:Vive la Salsa – Nuevos + Exitos – Shark DJ (72 tracks, mp3) Bought for 5 Pesos (0.3€) near Mercado La Merced in Mexico […]

Serge Gainsbourg – Full Discography [mp3]

Too many friends in the World don’t know yet the work of the fabulous Serge Gainsbourg [1928 – 1991]. Not only is he probably the greatest French songwriting genius of the XXth century, writing hit songs for so many famous singers in France between 1960 and 1980, but his two concepts albums “Histoire de Melody […]

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 […]

Cumbias Pa Gozar – Shark DJ (mp3)

100% CDR, 100% Made in Tepito, 0% Universal Music Group Another great 70 tracks eme-pe-tres compilacion by Shark DJ from Mexico! “Cumbias pa (para) gozar” literally “to enjoy” is a bunch of fun and modern cumbia sonidera. Many electronic instrumentation of classic sounds. Some cheezy stuff… Pa gozar y datalove! <3 Bittorrent link: Cumbias Pa […]

Titanes de la Salsa – Lobo DJ (mp3)

100% CDR, 100% romantic, 100% Salsa! Lobo DJ strikes again! Excellent and mucho caliente compilation (72 tracks)! Salsa, originating from New York City in the 70s by Cuban and Porto-Rican immigrants, is apparently currently booming all around Latin America. It is now apparently fully part of the sound of the Sonideros in Mexico. Salsa always […]

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 […]

Champeta Rey de Rocha 2013 (mp3)

Special dedicace to Emily & JBounet <3 100% CDR, 100% mp3, 100% Champeta! Upon popular request, another compilation (100 tracks) of these modern afro-colombian Champeta rythms. Candid, often cheesy, but sooo bailable! Bittorrent link:Champeta Rey de Rocha 2013 Bought for 2.000 Pesos (1US$) on Calle7, Bogota. (more or less random) teaser playlist: “MJ Music – […]

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 […]

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 […]

100% Sonidero – DJ Shark

100% CDR, 100% Sonidero, 100% mp3. Another compilation by DJ Shark, apparently representative of the sound of Mexican Sonideros. A great mix of Cumbia indeed, but also lots of Salsa (extremely popular in Latin America these days…), some Cumbias rebajadas (lowered = low speed cumbia, kind of dub) y mas! Bears logos of many famous […]

Merengue – Las + Fiesteras – Shark DJ (mp3)

100% CDR, 100% mp3, 100% Datalove! Merengue! Merengue! Merengue! Ritmos freneticos! Muy bailable y muy caliente! Of Dominican Republic origin, these rythms very popular in Latin America will blow your mind! Very diverse compilation (72 tracks) by DJ Shark (apparently emblematic figure of mp3 compilations in Mexico City!) High voltage, completamente loco! Bittorrent link: Merengue […]

MOAR (upcoming) Datalove!

Expect torrents of Cumbia, Llanos, Vallenatos, Porros, Gaitas, Merengue, Salsa, Italo Disco(!), Champeta, Guarachas & muito mas! <3 Teaser playlist: From Tepito, cerca La Merced y varios mercados in Mexico City, from Carrera8 in Bogota, From markets in Quito, Ecuador…

Champeta del Futuro (mp3)

100% CDR, 100% Champeta, 100% Colombiano Champeta is a super-popular rythm, mixing traditional Colombian sounds with modern tropical rythms of obvious afro-carribean influence. toum!tatoum!tatoum! Muy caliente! “Champeta Del Futuro – Lo más nuevo y lo mejor” is quite a representative compilation of the sounds of Champeta, including tracks appearing to be completely African! (pls help […]

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, […]

Chicha Fest Equatoriana – Exitos 2016 (mp3)

100% Ecuador 100% mp3 100% CDR Compilation of artists playing in “Chicha Fest”, a big Ecuadorian music festival. Very typical Ecuadorian sound, with some modern (yet not too much) instrumentation. Many women singing. Bought in the streets of Quito, Ecuador, for 1$. Link to the bittorrent file:Chicha Fest Equatoriana – Exitos 2016

Mezclas del Putas (!) – Full Bailables (mp3)

mp3 mixtapes CDR 100% datalove Some Cumbia Peruana, Tecno Cumbia, Vallenato and other mixes (didn’t listen to it yet!) Bittorrent link: Mezclas del Putas – Full Bailables found for 1$ in mercado Iñaquito, in Quito, Ecuador NB: “del putas” apparently doesn’t necessarily have a sexist connotation, and isn’t related to prostitutes. It means “fucking great”.

Cumbia Colombiana FullMix (mp3)

100% CDR, 100% Cumbia, 100% mix! Fantastic Cunbia mix compilation! Great to discover Cumbia Colombiana! Lots of classics (viejitas, de oro). Assuringly made with Datalove! <3 Bought in a pequeñito Mercado near the Historic Center of Quito, Ecuador, for 1$ Torrent link: Cumbia Colombiana FullMix NB: the sexist/objectified cover is quite a common feature :/

SanJuanero – full primicias- Reventon (flac)

100% CDR compilation of SanJuanero Cumbia(?) from Colombia Bought (for 1$) on the market of Parque El Ejido, in Quito, Ecuador. 100% Datalove! <3 Bittorrent link: SanJuanero – full primicias- Reventon

Cumbia de Oro – Exitos del Recuerdo (mp3)

100% Cumbia Classics 100% CD-R 0% Majors 100% Datalove <3 Now 100% bittorrent! Torrent link: Cumbia de Oro – Exitos del Recuerdo