salsa bestial is the international presentation of puerto ricos orquesta el macabeo. formed in 2008. the veteran backgrounds in punk. rock. hardcore. ska and reggae of its 12 members have joined in a celebration and irresistible new take on salsa gorda or heavy salsa.
SUBWAY SALSA - THE MONTUNO RECORDS STORY (3X12 LP)
3x12" Vinyl UK28.08.17
the shop record mart. one of latin new yorks most important historic musical landmarks. served as the home base for montuno records. a small but important independent label started by proprietor jesse moskowitz in the 1970s.
this collection samples the recordings from montunos catalogue that exemplify danceable afro-antillean music. from nuyorican salsa to haitian compas. latin jazz to traditional cuban genres as well as several interesting hybrids incorporating funk. doo wop and brazilian sounds.
ncludes tracks by key artists such as airto moreira. manny oquendo y libre. son de la loma. totico y sus rumberos. lou pérez.
comprehensive liner notes by pablo yglesias aka dj bongohead. including an in-depth interview with jesse moskowitz. plus original lp artwork and many unseen pictures.
boss soul. funk and r&b sides from the vaults of the king. federal and deluxe labels. available as a double lp for the first time. specially compiled and commented by nyc dj mr. fine wine. from his personal favourites list from the king records catalogue. including ultra-rare tracks by wayne cochran. lord thunder. jeb stuart. robert moore. frank howard & the continentals. leon austin. eddie kirk. charles spurling. james duncan. and many more.
it may seem hard to believe now. with the islamic republic of iran swathed in controversial breaches of human rights and nonsensical nuclear issues. but a little over 30 years ago it was all glitz and glamour. rock and roll.
more nigerian and ghanaian highlife classics on the second volume of this comprehensive series. this new selection guides the listener into the highlife world far enough to show the many different angles and approaches representing this irresistible music. check!
a 2nd. killer presentation of assured nigerian and ghanaian highlife classics selected by the good. good people at vampi soul. it features nineteen tracks by essential artists of the genre such as et mensah & the tempos. dr victor olaiya. prince nico mbarga. dr sir warrior. and rex lawson. plus extensive notes by experts. rita may and max reinhardt. and artist photos.