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The Friday Mix: Focus on Latin America

Welcome to our newest feature that has (almost) nothing to do with politics, but a lot to do with sampling new and exciting music from around globe.  This week, the podcast features the electronic beats of Colombian cumbia and its various interpretations in Nueva York and Los Angeles.   Enjoy the weekend!

Track Listings:

Chico
Systema Solar
Systema Solar

Feelin
Bomba Estereo
Blow Up

Cumbia (Nickodemus remix)
Compilation
The New Gold Standard 2 Remixed EP

Cumbia Thump (DJ Suma rework)
Rebel Crew
Mshini-Wam

La Pacheco
DJ Lengua
Mi Camino

Shove It (Toy Selectah Cumbia Remix)
Santogold
The Mex-More EP

Cumbia Murguera
Rodante
Chancha vs. Circuito

 

Author

Robert Nolan
Robert Nolan

Robert Nolan is Editor-in-Chief of New Media at the Foreign Policy Association and a writer and producer of the Great Decisions Television Series on PBS. A former Peace Corps volunteer in Zimbabwe and graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, he has interviewed numerous heads of state, Nobel Prize winners, artists and musicians, and policymakers.

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