WARA

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.

SOFREE

Soul / Hip Hop / Latin

Sofree is a French, Spanish, Argentinian and Palestinian group mixing Hip Hop, Soul and Latin sounds. Their inspirations flit from sensual grooves to polished beat-making. This mesmerizing and multifaceted atmosphere reinvents itself on each track, with only one thing in common: the smooth voice of Yasmeen Quintana floating on Freemachinist’s sharp productions.

MALPHINO

Cumbia

Malphino are an outer-national, mystical band from an imaginary tropical island that has dreamt up a cinematic score and audio backdrop to their idyll. A promised land of hypnotic cumbia rhythms, subtle digital warbling, accordion textures, voodoo vapours and woodblock charm awaits the off piste explorer willing to step through the arch and Visit Malphino.

THE FONTANAS

New Album 'Purple Patch' Out Now


Brazilian / Funk / Ska / Latin / Swing

Brazilian Funk meets Samba Soul, Ska and Bossa Nova, the band is comprised of hand-picked musicians who've played alongside the likes of Amy Winehouse and Mumford & Sons. With influences scattered across the globe, their feel good music finds its roots in the foothills of Brazil and Jamaica and defines its sound from their urban home in West London.

VOODOO LOVE ORCHESTRA

Latest Album Out Now on Movimientos Records


Cumbia / Ska / Highlife / Big Band

Harking back to the big band sound of 1960s Latin America and Africa with infectious, maverick and irresistibly swinging street music Voodoo Love is a globe-trotting ensemble that covers a whole range of pan-Atlantic sounds: Colombian Cumbia, Cuban Comparsa, New Orleans Jazz, Mississippi Blues, Nigerian Afrobeat, Jamaican Ska and Ghanaian Highlife.

LOKANDES

New Album Forthcoming

Andean / Reggae / Son / Cumbia

Taking the melodies and energy of Andean music and bringing it bang up to date with Son, Reggae and funky Afro-Latin rhythms. Lokandes 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.

KING LAGOON'S FLYING SWORDFISH DANCE BAND

Highlife / Samba / Tuareg / Afro-Funk / Congotronics

Intoxicating psychedelic tropical grooves combined with a mindblowing light show and a cauldron of hypnotic aromas, this is a unique live experience. Influences range from Exotica to Maracatu, Cumbia, and Soukouss and all the many places in between…

LA MAMBANEGRA

Salsa / Funk

La Mambanegra (The Black Mamba) is a powerful latin music orchestra. Its venom is made of 70s NYC Salsa and elements of Jamaican and Colombian music, Funk and Hip Hop.

GRUPO LOKITO

Congolese / Cuban / Latin

Grupo Lokito fuse contemporary Congolese and Cuban music creating a modern day cocktail of two of the great world musics. Based in London, the band have taken the UK by storm, wowing festivals and the club circuit alike with their blistering grooves and outlandish dance moves.

LET DRUM BEAT

Afro-Brazilian

Let Drum Beat are a unique all female band that use their great set of Afro-Brazilian percussion to create energetic and paced rhythms, passing through vocal harmonies, singing in Portuguese, French-Beninese and also using Tupi-Guarani words to celebrate and revive the South-American indigenous culture. The band's connection to their homelands - Brazil, Benin, Scotland, Italy - with their London home makes their music a true voyage of discovery through their roots within a contemporary scenario.

LONDON LUCUMI CHOIR

Afro-Cuban

London Lucumi Choir is the first non- audition choir of its kind worldwide and it welcomes members regardless of age. The choir sings songs to the Orisha accompanied by traditional Bata Drums and occasionally other Afro-Cuban Genres, but with original arrangements by MD Daniela.

26 May 2019

Coco Mambo: 100% Vinyl Session

A one off bank holiday day to night throwdown of tropical sounds ... Expect vintage Cumbia, Salsa Brava, Afro-Latin and Caribbean cuts from Malphino DJs, WWFM's Coco Maria, Henry Bravo, Kalinka from Bombo Tropics and Movimientos' Cal Jader as well as live percussion from Venezuelan don Baldo Verdú all in one of Peckham's classic party spots with a beautiful outdoor garden and quality cocktails.

31 May 2019

Colectiva + Ritmo Caribeño

Comprised of some of London's most exciting female musicians, Colectiva explore the spaces between Afro-Latin music and Jazz while reflecting on themes of sisterhood and female empowerment. Emerging into 2019 ‘blowing the roof off’ landmark Brixton venue Hootananny, and amidst growing support for the project, the 9-piece collective are buckling up for what’s set to be an exhilarating musical journey this year.

6 June 2019

Esteban Card ‘INELEMENTUM’ Album Launch

Movimientos are delighted to present the launch of Esteban Card’s debut studio album, INELEMENTUM, channeling ancient diasporadic sentiments and traditions from Colombia with a contemporary approach.

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.