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Cuban Christmas Specials
Music United Kingdom

Cuban Christmas Specials

This month, Cubacheche, the organisation promoting the hottest Cuban and Afro-Cuban music and culture in the UK, will be holding a couple of special holiday events.Cubacheche is a London-based group founded in January 2007 by Carlos Hernandez and Olwen Comino James.  To offer a wider variety of authentic Cuban music […]

Los Saicos: pioneers of punk from Peru
Multiculture Music

Los Saicos: pioneers of punk from Peru

It is written like this:  Saicos, a Spanish rendering of ‘Psychos’, we believe. Here is a term transferred from the Anglo-Saxon to the Latin, which doesn’t stop at the band’s name, as their music is pure North American psychedelic garage, taken to the South American market. Noel Hernández Before going […]

El Rumbon Cubano
Culture Music

El Rumbon Cubano

Cubacheche, an organisation founded in January 2007 by Carlos Hernandez and Olwen Comino James, prides itself on promoting the hottest Cuban and and Afro-Cuban music and culture in the UK. Cubacheche’s mission is to bring a wide variety of authentic Cuban dance and music to a wider community and create […]

Pop Negro, the second attack of “El Guincho”
Culture Music

Pop Negro, the second attack of “El Guincho”

Three years ago, “El Guincho”, the alias of Canarian musician Pablo Díaz-Reixa, released a sound which surprised all and sundry. It was ‘Alegranza’, his first full length CD. Noel Hernández An unprecedented proposal in Spain, which found him situated directly in the international forefront. In the same league, for proximity […]