ORGANISATIONS

Alborada is an independent website covering Latin America related issues such as politics, media and culture. They also organise and promote documentary screenings and talks on a number of issues related to the region.

Sounds and Colours
is a Latin American music and culture magazine founded in order to generate awareness of the diverse cultures of South America, aiming to counter the often narrow view of the continent which misses the diversity it embodies.

Jungle Drums is a small media group founded to showcase the best of Brazilian culture in the UK, dispelling stereotypes and promoting the interaction and growth of Brazil as a brand with a powerful meaning for the British public.

Latino Life
is a general guide to what's going on in the Latin and Spanish scene in London; including arts, dance, literature, film, food, talks and music.

Latinos in London
is a comprehensive cultural guide to Latin America and Iberia in the UK.

Latino Music UK
aims to broaden the scope of Latin music and culture in the UK through event and artist promotion.

Como No
have been presenting the 'who's who of the what’s what' of Latin music in the UK since 1986.

 

ONLINE RADIO

SOAS Radio (formerly Open Air) is an online radio station housed by the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. The station produces programmes with a strong focus on the regions of Africa, Asia and the Middle East, as well as their Diasporas.

Groovalizacion Internet Radio gives a voice to the new musical scenes, creating a place where traditions and modernity freely mingle: Fusion, world, electro, Celtic music, flamenco, jazz, tango, reggae, ska, soul, urban sounds, bossa-nova, klezmer, raï... Groovalizacion is a progressive music lab, a meeting place and one of cultural exchange.

Resonance 104.4FM is the world’s first radio art station, established by London Musicians’ Collective to provide a radical alternative to the universal formulae of mainstream broadcasting. It features programmes made by musicians, artists and critics who represent the diversity of London’s arts scenes, with regular weekly contributions from nearly two hundred musicians, artists, thinkers, critics, activists and instigators.


FILM FESTIVALS

London Latin American Film Festival
is a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting the distribution and appreciation of Latin American films in the UK. This London based festival showcases the best of new Latin American cinema each year.

Discovering Latin America
screens a diverse, cutting-edge programme of Latin American films at the annual DLA Film Festival and platforms a wide scope of other arts projects. It's a non-political organisation that also helps to support underprivileged people in Latin America.

20 April 2018

Tropical Pressure Festival London Launch

Back in Brixton for another funky, eclectic, tropically fired fiesta… this time welcoming Tropical Pressure Festival for their London launch party. Get ready for a fiery blend of African and Latin rhythms, roaring brass, funky bass and a psychedelic accordion! We welcome Afla Sackey & Afrik Bawantu, led by Ghanaian vocalist and djembe drummer, Afla Sackey. Plus Pollito Boogaloo bringing Afro-Colombian tropical vibes with their mix of Cumbia, Vallenato and Puya and Tropical Pressure DJs with a selection of tunes celebrating the rich cultures of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.

21 April 2018

¡Muévete! April

Muévete is a monthly fiesta in West London - a mash-up of dancefloor heavy Latin beats, tropical bass with the spirit of carnival. This month we welcome special guests Philips man & Lolo mc for a little Cuban flair!

5 May 2018

Cinco de Mayo

Celebrating Cinco De Mayo with a mix of international live music, DJs, female Mariachis, traditional dance, food and decor with a Mexican twist! Borchi y Su Doble Redoble come direct from Mexico fusing hip hop breaks with brass band fire, Malphino launch their highly anticipated debut LP with a mystical blend of tropical rhythms and all female group Mariachi Las Adelitas bring their unique mariachi flavour to Pop Brixton. With traditional dance from Mestizo Folklore and Atlachinolli Aztec Dance whilst DJs Coco Maria, Borchi, and Cal Jader bring the vibes from the decks before and after, keeping you moving throughout the day and night!

12 May 2018

Big Ben Jorge + Manzana Tropical + Edd Bateman’s West African Love Affair

A night of tropical rhythms, inspired by the rich music of Latin America and Western Africa! Big Ben Jorge bring the party and infectious groove with their explosive Samba Funk, Manzana Tropical give a London sensibility to Peruvian Chicha and Edd Bateman's West African Love Affair pay tribute to West African rhythms. As always, Movimientos DJs will be keeping things moving before and after.