Cumbia, cumbia, cumbia !

December 6, 2015

Many of the best drop-down-dead dance rhythms this year came from South America. Here’s a sample. Most of it’s cumbia based, but Sonora Carruseles demonstrate that there are still bands around who know their salsa.


Lagartijeando – Congo Ya 

Sonido Guay Neñe – Dejala Llorar


Chico Trujillo – Malgeniosa 

Señor Chancho – Momposound 


Arrabalero – Kumbia Aguacero 

La-33 – Te Lo Voy A Devolver 

Lucho Campillo feat. Daniel Leon – Cafecito Colombiano 

Magin Díaz y el Sexteto Gamerano – Yo me voy con tigo 

Paito – La Cumbia Islena 

Sonora Carruseles – Como Baila Micaela 

Tomborato – Negra Rosa 

Totó La Momposina – La Candela Viva 


because the South American beats are also big in Mexico

Sonido Mamalón – Varúsi Mericaríya (Madre Rayo)

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