DJ Arias

LOCATION:
London

BOOKING EMAIL:
arias@movimientos.org.uk

DJ Arias is co-founder of the Movimientos movement. His DJ sets are always pushing the boundaries of Latin music while staying true to his Colombian roots. He’s no stranger to London and festival dance floors with his malicious blend of "Classicos" and "Dutty" Tropical beats. From Deep Salsa at El Barco Latino, to Baile Funk sessions at the Egg King Cross or Tropical Bass at Favela Chic, Arias can fire-up any crowd with his naughty selection. Expect Hi-octane salsitas, booming Cumbiambas, red hot rumbas flamencas, with a twist of Venezuelan tambor and touch of Dominican speedy merengue Cali style.

Arias has played in Glastonbury Festival, Rise, Carnival del Pueblo to mention a few. He has toured with Cuban MCs Los Paisanos warmed up the audience for Manu Chao, Calle 13 and Bomba Estereo and has been a guest DJ in some of the top world music events in London over the last 10 years.

Arias is currently playing resident nights at Rich Mix, Notting Hill Arts Club, Favela Chic, Passing Clouds and Hootananny.

Arias is also resident Movimientos designer - art directing, designing and producing the machine of flyers and posters for movimientos eventsand projects.

 

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20 June 2019

Fémina

Fémina touch down in London for the first time! Channelling blissed out, harmony-soaked soul music with a purpose the Argentinian trio join us fresh from the release of their third album, ‘Perlas & Conchas’. Lyrically poignant with major hip hop and Latin folk influences, their latest record is primarily an electronic statement, recorded and produced by legendary producer and musician Quantic.

22 June 2019

Lokandes + Mr Pineapple and Okvoy + Jimena Angel + DJ Talacha + MC Fedzilla + DJ Cal Jader

Sounds from across the Latin American diaspora come together at Hootananny, as Lokandes present their fresh take on traditional Andean music, alongside Mr Pineapple and Okvoy’s Latin fusion and Jimena Angel’s electronic Colombian rhythms. DJ Talacha & Cal Jader will be on hand throughout the night alongside MC Fedzilla keeping things moving and connecting the dots.

30 June 2019

NYC Salsa With Grupo Magnético

We team up with Jazz Cafe to present a summer Sunday session dedicated to the colourful world of New York salsa in the company of Grupo Magnético, hailed as one of the most exciting new voices in Latin music.

12 July 2019

Somos Guerreras: Rebeca Lane, Nakury, Audry Funk - London debut!

Founded as a series of workshops, talks and concerts for the empowerment of women in Central American and Mexican hip-hop culture, Somos Guerreras was soon consolidated as a collective of seasoned artists comprised of rappers Rebeca Lane (Guatemala), Nakury (Costa Rica) and Audry Funk (Mexico). From the beginning, the crew has focused on providing spaces of reflection, honing in on the challenges faced by women in hip-hop to find creative solutions and establish new alliances.