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¡Adelante! Latin America 2013: Making a better world possible…

The annual Latin America Conference 2013 is titled ‘Adelante’, and will hit London’s Congress house on December 7th.

The annual event carries the tagline ‘making a better world possible’ and looks set to put forward some really interesting perspectives on what’s been happening in the region throughout 2013, as well as exploring what the future may hold. In addition to discussions and talks from over 50 speakers, the conference will also include workshops, breakout sessions and film screenings.Conferecne-page-002-1

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New DJ mix – ¡Levántate! Sounds of Movimientos for 2013

A special DJ mix on a more organic tip to showcase some of the sounds lighting up the Movimientos airwaves and dance floor this year including amongst others Salsa from La Mecanica Popular, Bio Ritmo, Uproot Andy with a typical bastardised Salsa banger and fresh from Colombia La Mambanegra. Cumbia from Maguare and Movimientos’ own Los Chinches. Plus Cuban beats from Qva Libre one of the hottest alternative bands coming out of Havana right now, Gema Y Pavel’s version of the classic Cumbanchero and of course Wara’s acoustic ‘Flesh & Bone’ going straight to the soul. Plus Afro-Latin beats from Bruk Beat Kru, Thornato’s remix of Son Palenque, and Ondatropica going Afrobeat on a version of Fela Kuti’s ‘Chop n Quench’. Not forgetting Brazil with Abayomy Afrobeat Orchestra’s killer track plucked from the new Mais Um Discos compilation and a forthcoming release from Orquestra Imperial. Listen here…