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New Release: Chancha Via Circuito – Amansara

At Peligrosa HQ we’re excited that Argentine producer Pedro Canale aka Chancha Via Circuito is back with another musical offering. He’s been busy since Rio Arriba (ZZK), his second album, receiving numerous accolades and even getting song placement on the TV series Breaking Bad. On his third release, Amansara, Chancha Via Circuito continues to expand beyond the labels that are …

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New Release: Meridian Brothers – Lamento Calavera

The Meridian Brothers outta Colombia bring us two new songs in anticipation of their upcoming full length Salvadora Robot via Soundway Records. Founder, Eblis Álvarez, and the crew are making some of the trippiest, spaced out, experimental music and luckily they don’t shy away from their Colombian cumbia roots on this one. On this release the five piece Meridian Brothers  incorporate synths …

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New Release: El Remolon – Selva

New music from El Remolon via the pioneering digi-cumbia label, ZZK, from Buenos Aires. Selva, marks El Remolon’s 5th release and features great collaborations with Lido Pimienta, Ali Gua Gua from the Kumbia Queers, Miss Bolivia, Iv Anna, Mariela Gerez, and more. With the album, El Remolon seeks a place called Selva, where you connect with your inner self and …

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New Release: El Diablo Alegre by Los Chicos Altos & Palo Q’Sea

Urban World Records, presents EL Diablo Alegre, a new EP courtesy of the production pair, Los Chicos Altos, along with vocals and instrumentation from the Colombian collective know as Palo Q’Sea. Both groups have collaborated on previous releases and on this EP they brings us four new tracks and a host of remixes from Novalima, Omegaman, K Sabroso and Superpendejos . The …

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Dos Santos Anti-beat Orchestra: Elevator Sol Sessions 1.1

New Cumbia from Chicago courtesy of the Dos Santos Anti-beat Orchestra. Dos Santos is a 5 piece band that combines Chicha, Cumbia Sonidera, and top notch musicianship into their first release, Elevator Sol Sessions Vol 1.1. With heavy percussion, piercing guitars, grooving bass lines, and a classic organ sound, the band pays homage to the tight outfits from the 1970s …

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Generation Bass Presents Cumbia EP by Paceña Tropical

New music courtesy of Generation Bass, a blog/label/institution, which focuses on dance music that spans the globe i.e. Transnational Bass. This is the premier EP in a new series, focused on some of their favorite Nu Cumbia artists. The inaugural EP, showcases Paceña Tropical, a Bolivia-based duo, from the Oi Mas Bass Digital Art Collective. The EP features four new …

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Return of the Cumbia Mix

This Friday, Peligrosa is back in biz with our monthly desmadre at Empire, which ironically is the same back patio where it all started. So to celebrate the occasion I decided to put together a mix of the style that inspired us all….CUUUUUUMMMBIA!!! 100% Cumbias Colombianas!! Free Download. A Bailar Cabrones!

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Chorizo Funk at Cumbiasazo Chicago

Chicago! I’ll be in town this weekend  for Cumbiasazo, a sporadic, nomadic tropical bass party with an impressive line-up of guest and local DJ’s, musicians, and visual artists including: GUAGUIS (Ultrasónicas/Kumbia Queers, MEX), Sonorama, DJ Calixta, DJ Slo Mo, Mos, and MC Zulu, Itzi Nallah, Dario X, and Puerko Pitzotl. Texas meets México meets Chicago all on the dancefloor. Space is limited, early arrival is …

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Bersa Discos 8: DJ Quality

Bersa Discos, the West Coast via Argentina based label is back with a new release from California producer DJ Quality. Hailing from Chicago, the 25-year-old Mexican producer was once firmly rooted in straight hip-hop, but he eventually began combining the Latin rhythms of his youth with more modern club sounds. Now, his efforts have culminated in Bersa Discos #8, a …

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Clásico Vol. 2 DJ Chorizo Funk & Rudy Rexx

I’m back with the latest installment in the Clásico mix series. Volume 2 is a live recording with Rudy Rexx accompanying me on live percussion. A heavy Afro-Latin vibe as always, with music from Brazil, Puerto Rico, U.S, and Colombia. One of the benefits of playing with a live percussionist is the different approach I take to playing and mixing …

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