Movimientos presents: Maguare // Vibrations of Sound // Flowsnatcha @ Hootananny
25 May 2013
Hootananny, 95 Effra Road, Brixton, London, SW2 1DF
Saturday 25th May 2013 @ Hootananny Brixton
Featuring the best of London's global underground scene - join us for a heady night of dancing frolics and original live music with a rebellious Latin spin. Dust off your dancing shoes and polish your eardrums ready for some big band Cumbia with brass, horn and jazz from retro Colombian band Maguare; Cuban Hip Hop meets electronica, soul and Dancehall with Flowsnatcha plus the soaring sounds of psychedelic soul Latin, funk, Afrobeat and a little bit of R'n'B from London's own Vibrations of Sound. Need we say more?
Live acts: Maguare // Vibrations of Sound// Flowsnatcha
DJs: Movimientos Collective
Maguare were founded in 2009 as a Latin big band and they sport a hefty shining rhythm and horn section, with a repertoire of cumbia and Afro-Colombian specialities, fronted by Jazz singer Paola Marquez exploring her Colombian roots in the retro dance rhythms of Cumbia. . "Maguaré is undoubtedly one of the renovators of the genre [cumbia] in Europe. The 11-piece big band starts off where Lucho Bermudez stopped in the 60's and takes it a little further with jazzsinger Paola Marquez and a series of fresh compositions with elements from jazz, brass and even hiphop." (Zephyrus Music 2013)
FlowSnatcha brings together Cuban MC Florian and Swiss-Argentinean DJ/Producer The Snatcha for a heavy hitting musical cross-pollination that affirms the contemporary versatility of Afro-Cuban beats. Anchored in sound of the Caribbean and in Cuban Hip Hop, blending in elements of Dancehall and Moombahton with electronic dance music (House, Dubstep, and tropical bass), soulful vocals and a touch of Merengue, Timba and Swing. Winner of Lukas Entertainment Award for Urban Act 2013.
Vibrations of Sound are an eight-piece psychedelic soul group from London will get the party started with an effortless sound that combines Latin, funk, Afrobeat and with a little R'n'B thrown in for good measure and?vocals close to the tone of Bill Withers.
Free before 10pm, £3 after 10pm
Saturday May 25th @ Hootananny Brixton
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