Movimientos presents Los Chinches // Citadel // Captain Cumbia @ Passing Clouds
15 February 2013
Passing Clouds, 1 Richmond Road, Dalston, E8 4AA
Movimientos presents Los Chinches // Citadel // Captain Cumbia
Friday 15th February
8pm-3am // £5 before 10pm / £8 after
To kickstart their much anticipated UK tour and celebrate the release of their brand spanking new album "FONGO", we welcome the mighty Los Chinches to the stage at Passing Clouds. If you know them already, then you'll know not to miss this one, if you don't know about them yet then come and catch their highly contagious, skilled and original Tropical-Psychedelic-Cumbia-Ska-Chicha madness while you still can, because they're about to go global. Los Chinches will be supported by Citadel, who bring us a highly talented mix of musicians and musical styles, playing original tunes inspired by Latin, Reggae, Funk and Hip Hop. Movimientos original DJ maestros Jader & Arias welcome special guest Captain Cumbia on the decks, the "Eastern Desperado" of Paris, a specialist of every style of Cumbia. His set combines live concert [microphone, melodica, keytar, accordeon and guiro] and a dj-live-set [original mashups, digital mix and traditional tunes] whilst upstairs the Udigrudi DJ crew will be blasting the dancefloor with their retro and urban Brazilian party mixes. What else do you need from a Friday night in good old East London?
Los Chinches // Citadel
Guest Captain Cumbia (Paris) // Arias //Cal Jader
Upstairs: Udigrudi DJ Collective Larissa & Mozhev with special guest Limao
+Upstairs film screening @ 8pm
The Colombia Connection (Alborada Films, 70mins)?+ Introduction by the director Pablo Navarette + Q&A with Justice For Colombia's Mariela Kohon
More about the acts and the film...
Los Chinches are poised to take the world by storm with their epic new sound that harnesses the psychedelic twists of Peruvian Cumbia and the Punk and Ska spirit of London. They're playing for Movimientos ahead of their forthcoming debut album 'Fongo', to be released this coming Spring, and a UK tour which will see them bringing their blistering live performances and feverishly addictive melodies to venues around the country. Boasting a crack team of Peruvian percussionists and London guitarists, Los Chinches have blazed a trail across an eclectic array of UK clubs and rock 'n' roll venues since their inception three years ago. They've been part of prestigious UK Latin music festival 'La Linea' at London's Barbican and packed dance floors at established venues like Cargo and Rich Mix. They've rocked high profile festival stages at Glastonbury, Bestival and Womad as well as sharing the bill with Ska Cubano at BT London Live and Ondatropica at Shoreditch Festival in 2012.
The Colombia Connection (Alborada Films, 70mins)
Colombia is the biggest recipient of US military aid in Latin America and one of the largest recipients of US military aid in the world, having received around 8 billion dollars since the year 2000. How does the US intervene in Colombia’s social and armed conflict? What role does Colombia serve for the US government? And what is the human cost of Colombia civil war? The documentary 'The Colombia Connection' investigates.
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Movimientos presents: Captain SKA + 7 Suns + Los Pelos Rizos @Hootananny
Spring is here, and Movimientos is back to usher you into the liveliest of seasons in a blaze of tropical glory! This March we’re joined by anti-establishment chart toppers Captain SKA for a rare gig, when they’ll be blasting the audience in a whirlwind of high energy Ska / Regage / Latino fusion and spirited political lyrics. Also on the menu is a strong dose of gypsy funk from Los Pelos Rizos, sunshine-soaked Afro-Latin jams from instrumental group 7 Suns, and the biggest and best in tropical bass from DJ Cal Jader.
Movimientos presents: Animanz (Live) + Movimientos DJs
Continuing series of nights in the heart of Camden featuring some of the freshest live and DJ talent from the latin and global scene in London with some soulful, funky and brazilian twists along the way. March sees Afro-Latin Funk upstarts Animanz bringing their off centre blend to the venue following their great support slot for Wara in December. Supported by Movimientos DJs bringing a fresh perspective to latin beats with anything from Salsa and Merengue to afro-house and dancehall for a proper Friday night shakedown.