Movimientos Presents: Family Atlantica + Skint + Orkesta Mendoza + DJ Cal Jader

4 November 2016

Hootananny Brixton

Movimientos Presents: Family Atlantica + Skint + Orkesta Mendoza + DJ Cal Jader

JUST ADDED: Orkesta Mendoza, led by Mexican American kingpin Sergio Mendoza, who is also a member and co-producer of Southwestern music legends Calexico and arranger and founder member of Mexrrissey. They'll be bringing their blend of cumbia and mambo with psychedelic rock, polka, country and electronica. They'll be on stage at 22:00 so get in early for this special treat! Check them outhere.

Movimientos presents

Friday November 4th November

Movimientos presents another funky Friday fiesta with Latin, African, Jazz and global sounds for the dancefloor. This month sees London's finest psychedelic, tropical, transatlantic rhythm outfit Family Atlantica hot on the heels of the release of their amazing second album “Cosmic Unity”. Plus support from Skint a powerhouse trio bringing heavy beats, big riffs and fiery improvisation with their take on dance music from across the globe. And DJ Cal Jader brings heavy Latin, African and Caribbean vibes in between and after the bands.

Family Atlantica
London-based psychedelic, tropical, transatlantic rhythm outfit with a line up and sound that straddles the best of both sides of the Atlantic. They join us hot on the heels of the release of their second album “Cosmic Unity”

The group is led by London born Jack Yglesias, producer, multi-instrumentalist and a veteran of The Heliocentrics, and his wife Luzmira Zerpa, traditional Venezuelan musician, poet and singer with a magical voice acclaimed by Manu Chao. In 2008, Luzmira traveled to the Sahara Desert in the south of Algeria to participate in the Fi-sahara Festival. While there she performed with Manu Chao who introduced her to the audience as the most beautiful voice to arrive to the desert.

A powerhouse trio bringing you their take on dance music from across the globe. Expect heavy beats, big riffs and fiery improvisation coming from three of London’s finest.

DJ Cal Jader brings heavy Latin, African and Caribbean vibes right through the night.

Free before 10pm, £5 after

Heavyweight tropical, afro, psychedelic fire

Powerhouse Trio take on dance music from across the globe

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