Marmato – You Can Help!

Marmato – You Can Help!

For the past six years, documentary filmmaker Mark Grieco has recorded the dramatic transformation of a small rural town in Colombia called Marmato. The film tells the story of a proud population that has sustained itself for centuries largely through locally-owned mining interests, and now faces major upheaval with the arrival of a massive multi-national mining corporation. It’s an unguarded [...]

Novalima Remixed

Novalima Remixed

                              The diaspora rolls on… this week saw another terrific new release of remixed Afro-Latin rhythms, this time coming from Peru. The album, entitled Karimba Diabolic Remixes, is now available via Wonderwheel Recordings and features top producers remixing original music from Peruvian future roots collective Novalima. [...]

Palenque Remixed

Palenque Remixed

  Geko Jones and Atropolis present Palenque Records Remixed, due to be released via Dutty Artz on June 25. By Jeff Guerra There’s a mass exodus going on, so it’s probably time we hit the brakes and talk about it for a moment. Colombian music has been flying out of the country for some time now, landing in the adoring embrace [...]


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Marmato – You Can Help!

Marmato – You Can Help!

For the past six years, documentary filmmaker Mark Grieco has recorded the dramatic transformation of a small rural town in Colombia called Marmato. The film tells the story of a proud population that has sustained itself for centuries largely through locally-owned mining interests, and now faces major upheaval with the arrival of a massive multi-national mining corporation. It’s an unguarded [...]

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Jack Radio

Jack Radio #190 ft. Alvaro Llerena Martinez

Jack Radio #190 ft. Alvaro Llerena Martinez

Jack Radio #190 ft. Alvaro Llerena Martinez by Jack Radio on Mixcloud Jack Radio – The best new music from Colombia and around the world. This week we feature music from Alvaro Llerena Martinez, son of legendary singer Petrona Martinez. Remember to follow Jack Radio on Facebook This Week’s Playlist: Munchi – Insegurancias Deia Svmus – Zulu Zulu Cartel De [...]

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Jack Magazine – Issue 15

Jack Magazine – Issue 15

Jack 15 – REMIXED. Colombia’s Bilingual Magazine covering music, fashion and culture. This edition features articles in both Spanish and English. Distributed online and in print in Medellin, Bogota and Cartagena.

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Reebok Launches Flagship Store in Medellin

Reebok Launches Flagship Store in Medellin

Centro Comercial El Tesoro, Medellin, Colomia – July 18, 2013 Photos: Shaun Patrick Stakem Text: Louis Deering  The Jack Magazine team was invited out to the official launch of the new Reebok flagship store in Centro Comercial El Tesoro, in Medellín. The event featured a live, interactive fashion show with models showing off the new sportswear line while lightly exercising, [...]

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Jack Radio #190 ft. Alvaro Llerena Martinez

Jack Radio #190 ft. Alvaro Llerena Martinez

Jack Radio #190 ft. Alvaro Llerena Martinez by Jack Radio on Mixcloud Jack Radio – The best new music from Colombia and around the world. This week we feature music from Alvaro Llerena Martinez, son of legendary singer Petrona Martinez. Remember to follow Jack Radio on Facebook This Week’s Playlist: Munchi – Insegurancias Deia Svmus – Zulu Zulu Cartel De [...]

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Jack Radio #189 ft. De Juepuchas

Jack Radio #189 ft. De Juepuchas

Jack Radio #189 ft. De Juepuchas by Jack Radio on Mixcloud Jack Radio – The best new music from Colombia and around the world. This week we feature remixes from live electronic duo De Juepuchas. Remember to follow Jack Radio on Facebook This Week’s Playlist: Orchestra Baobab – Autorail Sam Turpin – Cranes Ghetto Kids ft. T.Y. – Ven Mi [...]

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Jack Radio #188 ft. Los Gaiteros de San Jacinto

Jack Radio #188 ft. Los Gaiteros de San Jacinto

Jack Radio #188 ft. Los Gaiteros de San Jacinto by Jack Radio on Mixcloud Jack Radio – The best new music from Colombia and around the world. This week we feature famed multi-generational Colombian artists Los Gaiteros de San Jacinto. Remember to follow Jack Radio on Facebook This Week’s Playlist: Rashaan Patterson – Bleuphoria Jerome LOL ft. Sara Z – [...]

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Jack Radio #187 ft. Monosoniko

Jack Radio #187 ft. Monosoniko

Jack Radio #187 ft. Monosoniko by Jack Radio on Mixcloud Jack Radio – The best new music from Colombia and around the world. This week we feature the fresh pico sounds of Barranquilla’s Monosoniko. Remember to follow Jack Radio on Facebook This Week’s Playlist: Grupo Socavon – La Marea Sigsonbia ft. Masilva – Paramo en el Tropico Estrellas De La [...]

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Jack Radio #186 ft. Don Alex

Jack Radio #186 ft. Don Alex

Jack Radio #186 ft. Don Alex by Jack Radio on Mixcloud Jack Radio – The best new music from Colombia and around the world. This week we feature Bogota-based musician and producer Don Alex. Remember to follow Jack Radio on Facebook This Week’s Playlist: Mariama – My Only King Tinariwen – Matadjem Yinmixan Grupo Gualajo – Botella y Vacito (Bleepolar [...]

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Jack Radio #185 ft. Son Palenque

Jack Radio #185 ft. Son Palenque

Jack Radio #185 ft. Son Palenque by Jack Radio on Mixcloud Jack Radio – The best new music from Colombia and around the world. This week we have a new single featuring legendary Afro-Colombian outfit Son Palenque . Remember to follow Jack Radio on Facebook This Week’s Playlist: Alvaro Llerena Martinez ft. Petrona Martinez – El Chocorito Meli Melo – [...]

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Jack Radio #184 ft. Elio Boom

Jack Radio #184 ft. Elio Boom

Jack Radio #184 ft. Elio Boom by Jack Radio on Mixcloud Jack Radio – The best new music from Colombia and around the world. This week we feature the coastal champeta sounds of Elio Boom. Remember to follow Jack Radio on Facebook This Week’s Playlist: Jonathan Wilson – Ballad Of The Pines (Keenhouse Remix) Theo Parrish – I Love You [...]

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Jack Radio #183 ft. Bleepolar

Jack Radio #183 ft. Bleepolar

Jack Radio #183 ft. Bleepolar by Jack Radio on Mixcloud Jack Radio – The best new music from Colombia and around the world. This week we feature new remixes from Bogota-based producer Bleepolar. Remember to follow Jack Radio on Facebook This Week’s Playlist: The Roots ft. Common – Act Too Elektrik P – P For Power (Sonido Del Principe Remix) [...]

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Jack Radio #182 ft. Ejemplicy

Jack Radio #182 ft. Ejemplicy

Jack Radio #182 ft. Ejemplicy by Jack Radio on Mixcloud Jack Radio – The best new music from Colombia and around the world. This week we feature music from Choco-based urban artists Ejemplicy. Remember to follow Jack Radio on Facebook This Week’s Playlist: Gecko Turner – Pal Peru Mad Max – Cutty Ranks vs. JSTJR Schlachthofbronx x Sabo x Nadastrom [...]

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Jack Radio #181 ft. Lulacruza

Jack Radio #181 ft. Lulacruza

Jack Radio #181 ft. Lulacruza by Jack Radio on Mixcloud Jack Radio – The best new music from Colombia and around the world. This week we feature the exotic sounds of Colombian/Argentine duo Lulacruza. Remember to follow Jack Radio on Facebook This Week’s Playlist: Grupo Socavon – Comadre Mayeya Afrikoko – Zambesi Crossing Edit Murphy – Keni Ganges Baby – [...]

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