Latin Funk / Cuban Salsa / Hip Hop / Rumba / Jazz
“Wara are young musical revolutionaries who simply ignore convention… they represent the true sound of contemporary Latin London in the 21st century." Lubi Jovanovic (UK Latin DJ/Promoter). Wara's contagious lyrics, exceptional musicianship, red hot energy and wild live shows bring you an urgent voice that demands to be heard. Effortlessly combining Cuba's most danceable rhythms and styles Timba, Salsa, Cha-Cha-Cha, Rumba with contemporary urban elements including Soul, Hip-Hop, Reggae and Jazz.
Tropical Rock'n'Roll / Psychedelic / Amazonic / Cumbia
"A twangy, tangy mix of surf guitar and hardcore cumbia...this is no prissy-toned respectful revival, this is the real deal....A formidable live force" Jamie Renton - FRoots. Los Chinches present their unique sound combining the psychedelic spirit of 1960s Peruvian Cumbia with the punk spirit of London. Having blazed a trail on the festival circuit over the past few years the band are set to release their debut album 'FONGO' on Movimientos Records imminently.
Bengali / Cuban / Afro / Latin / Funk
“A sort of Afro-Cuban thing with Bangladeshi origins ” Lopa Kothari, BBC Radio 3. London based Lokkhi Terra have for the last three years been tearing up the music rule book, playing their unique blend of traditions “creating new soundscapes which give London its new accent and new groove.” They have been wowing audiences across the genres, from world music’s Womad festival, to regular sell-outs at Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club, to supporting the Afro Cuban All Stars at the Latin La Linea Festival, Barbican, to the closing ceremony of the South Asian Games" Songlines Magazine
Rumba / Flamenco / Reggae / Swing / Blues
Jardares Por Fuera are fiercely pushing the sound of Flamenco beyond the expected, creating bold new sounds and blistering live performances. They play an unconventional blend of Rumba-Flamenco enriched with Reggae, Swing and Hip Hop. Expect scintillating guitar-led melodies and Flamenco rhythms complemented by accordion, big basslines, high-energy cajon and deep female vocals. 'They remind me of Ojos De Brujo when we first started out!' DJ Panko (Ojos De Brujo)
Andean / Reggae / Son / Cumbia
Lokandes take the melodies and energy of Andean music and bring it up to date with Son, Reggae and Afro-Latin rhythms. Taking the melodies and energy of Andean music and bringing it bang up to date with Son, Reggae and funky Afro-Latin rhythms. The band unites musicians and instruments from Peru, Bolivia, Spain, France, China and the UK, and sets their highly original music alongside socially conscious lyrics to a tight rhythm section, with musical whirlwind maestro Kanti Qena taking the lead.
Los Chinches UK Tour: Liverpool @ Mello Mello
Help us celebrate the release of the new Los Chinches album "FONGO" and join the second leg of their UK tour for a big gig in Liverpool!
Movimientos presents: Maguare // Vibrations of Sound // Flowsnatcha @ Hootananny
Featuring the best of London's global underground scene, join us for a heady night of dancing frolics and original live music with a rebellious Latin spin.
Los Chinches UK Tour: Leeds @ The HiFi Club
The closing night of the Los Chinches 2013 UK Tour!! Be there or be square.