Category Archives: Music

Get into the spirit for our Dia de Los Muertos Experience

Ready to rouse some spirits? Come and join the ultimate end of days fiesta. Forget Halloween, the Day of the Dead just hit London. Prepare to be thrown head-first into a technicolour world of fright and mystery, zombies and music, voodoo and carnival riot the heart of East London @ Rich Mix London.  GET TICKETS HERE

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Mais Um Discos takes over Movimientos show on SOAS Radio !

Another Brazilian episode on our SOAS Radio show ! 

This time, Movimientos invites Mais Um Discos label boss Lewis Robinson to the studio to discuss the label’s acheivements releasing some of the freshest new music from Brazil.

For a label that is only three years old Mais Um Discos has been remarkably successful at presenting a new generation of Brazilian music to western audiences, helping to launch a hither to under appreciated string of forward thinking bands and solo acts through a series of album releases and compilations.                         

With tracks from key artists on the label Lucas Santtana, Graveola and Siba as well as music from the brand new compilation Daora: Underground Sounds of Urban Brazil, and songs from Amazonian female divas Dona Onete and Gaby Amarantos.

Listen to the podcast HERE !

 

 

London Chilean cultural events to commemorate 11th September – 40 years on

40 years ago, on 11th September 1973, the armed forces of Chile toppled Salvador Allende’s Unidad Popular government. The coup was followed by 17 years of military dictatorship. As everywhere else in the world, in London the Chilean community is striving to keep alive the memory of this period, through various cultual means such as theatre, music, photography and more… Here is a calendar of September Chilean cultural events that you really should not miss.