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Free download Uproot Andy Worldwide Ting Vol.2

We’re getting exited about a tropical bass explosion on Sunday from Uproot Andy at Camden Lockside Lounge.  All the way from Brooklyn Uproot Andy´s unique style has made him one of the most sought after producers and DJs on the global scene. 
 

The new Que Bajo Records release Uproot Andy’s Worldwide Ting Vol. 2. will get you in the mood for his special appearance in London with Movimientos @our DJ night Baila Con Dios.

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Explore the rhythms of Pernambuco with Maracatudo Mafua and Simone Sou

The North Eastern Brazilian region of Pernambuco is the home of various powerful musical expressions: maracatu, ijexa, côco, cavalo marinho, ciranda… Most of them are deeply rooted in ancestral African musical traditions, but have also been influenced by Brazilian Indigenous and Europe. Movimientos welcome Brazilian female percussionist Simone Sou and Mariana Pinho (Maracatudo Mafua) into the SOAS Radio studio to break down a selection of some of those essential roots rhythms.

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE !

(Lia de Itamaraca, Afoxe Oxum Panda, Maracatu Nacao Encanto da Alegria, Dominguinhos and more!)

Over the last 20 years, those ancestral rhythms have been spread out to the world and are now played by dozens of bands and blocos all over Europe. Amongst them is Maracatudo Mafua, a London-based maracatu band formed in 2009. Mafua was initially created as a “stage professional band” but soon also started to give percussions and dance courses. After one year, Mariana Pinho, the band founder and artistic director, decided “to align all the educational bookings and courses to culminate in a big parade: Notting Hill Carnival”.

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