Posts Tagged ‘cumbia’

Sol Power All-Stars at U Street Music Hall

Posted by: Deep Sang
Apr 25, 2012

This Friday, April 27th the SOL POWER ALLSTARS bring their house-influenced samba, salsa, Afrobeat and cumbia sounda to Red Fridays with opening support from Joe L!

Song of the Day: Grupo Niche “Mi Machete (Deep Sang Sol Power Mix)”

Posted by: Deep Sang
Mar 22, 2012

Today’s pick is a recent club-ready rework of Grupo Niche‘s cumbia classic “Mi Machete” that I cooked up. It’s been going over well at Sol Power events over the past few months, so I hope y’all enjoy it!

Sol Power Tonight at ESL

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Dec 03, 2011

Tonight DJ Stylus, Meistro, and Deep Sang continue their bi-monthly residency as the Sol Power All Stars at the legendary Eighteenth Street Lounge. Get ready for another incredible night of the sounds of the African diaspora: samba, salsa, afrobeat, cumbia, merengue, afro-latin deep house and more.

Meet ZZK Records founder, expat Grant Dull

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Aug 01, 2011

Courtesy expat Buenos Aires journalist Sorrel Moseley-Williams via ZZK Records, here’s an excellent interview with ZZK Records founder and producer, the Texas-born and bred Grant C. Dull.

Quantic drops some Hip-Hop Cumbia

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
May 10, 2011

My all-time favorite DJ/producer/musician Will ‘Quantic’ Holland is releasing the Hip-Hop En Cumbia EP (as Quantic Y Su Conjunto Los Miticos Del Ritmo) next month on the mighty Tru Thoughts label. Psyched for this!

Cinco de Mayo poster finished

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Apr 22, 2011

Just finished the poster for my upcoming Cinco de Mayo gig with Thomas Blondet (Rhythm & Culture Recordings) at Little Miss Whiskey’s Golden Dollar. We’ll be dropping serious Latin heat, covering Digital Cumbia, Tropical Bass, Moombahton and Latin House & Funk.

Latin Folk Indietronica

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Mar 29, 2011

Alongside our signature Latin & disco flavors, Rusty & I have been spinning more indie at our Vaqueros Electricos night the last couple of months. Here are a few tunes I’ve been feeling.

Looping constantly

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Feb 03, 2011

At the end of an interview I did with DC Setlist, Jennifer Vinson asked me what five songs were looping constantly on my iPod. Escort, Mooqee & Pimpsoul, Flowering Inferno, the Incarnations and an Adele remix by Jamie XX made the list.

Summer Beats

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Jul 27, 2010
sleigh bells

Summer 2010 has been a great one for music, with a triumph from Big Boi, Eminem’s return to chart dominance, and Kelis’ rebirth as a straight-up disco diva. I’m feeling these and more. 1.  Sleigh Bells – Riot Rhythm [N.E.E.T.] 80s metal riffs, hyper-distorto hip-hop beats, girly vocals. What reads like a hot mess on paper […]

Bad Habits

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
May 17, 2010
Captain Planet

Sometimes it takes finding a two-month old shipping invoice to write up a chart… 1.  Captain Planet – Lagos Speedway [Bastard Jazz] Led by an inverted “But It’s Alright” guitar line, this dancefloor mover builds from a funk workout to something wholly other with thick synths to rattle the subs. Off the ‘Speakin’ Nuyorican’ EP. 2.  DJ […]