Text and Photography by Josh Weiss Los Angeles based Josh Weiss (aka DJ Gozar) traveled to Barranquilla, Colombia for a story on the colorful picó sound system culture, and the part it has played in maintaining the Atlantic Coast’s musical connection to Africa and the Caribbean.
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The enigmatic tropical ambient artist Cero 39 put out two new songs this week, “Ojala Bogata Tuviera Playa” and “Bye Bye”. The two new tracks are a crisp new take on mixing cumbia and Colombia’s tropical rhythms with 8-bit electronica and deep analog snyth beats. Cero 39 is based in Bogota and has been putting out tropical bass infused music [...]
By Jeff Guerra. This article first appeared in issue 11 of The Arepa (here) – Cero 39 – mail
“…this Colombian genius, who keeps expanding his horizon so extraordinarily that he might just be the most creative guy in Tropical music today.” – CLUBFONOGRAMA January 28, 2010 One of the most important voices in the modern Colombian music scene is Pernett who has been dropping Cumbia and electronica and a whole fruit basket of Colombian rhythms for the past [...]