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Home Body's new SPIRITUS album is now out!

Home Body's new SPIRITUS album is now out!

Moments of Ecstatic High Energy Melt Into Soft Expansion "It takes audacity to start a song with questions as big and unanswerable as 'Where did we come from? Who are we really?' But for Western Massachusetts duo Home Body, those kind of grand cosmic queries are totally natural, fitting snugly into music that digs deep and shoots for the stars. The soaring voice of Haley Morgan and the throbbing, hovering electronics of Eric Hnatow create songs that are always on the rise, grounded by cardiac beats but unafraid to fly into the sun. On their ambitious second full-length record, Spiritus, Home Body ruminates on darkness, the...

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Buena Vista Rocker

Buena Vista Rocker

Guitarist and vocalist Iván Fariñas de Armas is the “Grandfather” of Cuban rock ‘n’ roll. Yes, you heard right, Cuban rock ‘n’ roll has an ‘abuelo’ — maybe you didn’t know there even was such a thing as ‘el rock cubano’ — but there is, and even if he’s not a household name, Iván Fariñas should be, as he’s extremely talented and is arguably the oldest still practicing rockero from behind The Mango Curtain since he started in the 1950s. He claims to have written and recorded the first Cuban blues-rock tune in English — over 40 years ago. Fariñas...

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Peace & Rhythm Label Mix Part 2 by DJ Angel Figueroa

Peace & Rhythm Label Mix Part 2 by DJ Angel Figueroa

Japan-based DJ Angel Figueroa presents Peace & Rhythm Label Mix Part 2! This mix consists of previous and upcoming releases on the Peace & Rhythm, spanning the first 5 years of the label.Angel has been DJing in the Osaka area for 20 years. You can check out more great mixes from him at www.mixcloud.com/angel-figueroa3 Big thanks to Angel for all the support over the years!! Tracklist: 1 (0:00) Spam Allstars - Ruby Carat - from Trans-Oceanic LP P&R-LP-0082 (4:36) Los Terrificos - Salsipuedes - from Go South / Vaya Pa'l Sur 2xLP P&R-LP-0023 (7:41) Ola Fresca - La Mano Del...

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Latest from Peace & Rhythm: Kokolo VS. Los Terrificos Remixes 12" EP

Latest from Peace & Rhythm: Kokolo VS. Los Terrificos Remixes 12" EP

            Brand new release from Peace & Rhythm! An EP of tropical house created by musicians working on 3 continents. Kokolo Afrobeat Orchestra and Los Terrificos are lead by Ray Lugo and Jake Fader, with a 17 year history of spreading funky music around the world. The afrobeat/afrofunk and the chicha cumbia meets Spaghetti-Western cinema inspired groups get the remix treatment from Bosq (Medellin, Colombia), Max Essa (Tokyo, Japan), D. Briggs (NYC, USA), and Studebaker Hawk (Guadalajara, Mexico). In addition to the 4 songs on the 12" EP, two additional remixes are available exclusively on the...

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New release from MAKU Soundsystem!

New release from MAKU Soundsystem!

Peace & Rhythm is very excited to announce today (July 20) the new release by MAKU Soundsystem, 5 Fuegos!

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