Tag: boogaloo

Upcoming Hip City! in London

One for your diary this month, Hip City!, which takes place on Saturday 25th June. Expect a night of 60s soul, R&B, ska and boogaloo at the New Red Lion, 271-273 City Road, London EC1V 1LA (nearest tube Angel), with your DJs for the night being Paul Hallam, Tony Reynolds, […]

Hip City! returns to London

You can probably see the details from the flyer, but if you can't, Hip City! returns to London on Saturday 21st May. It takes place at Balls Brothers, 158 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4LN, running from 8pm – 2am, entry being £6. Pay that and you'll hear 60s soul, R&B, blues, […]

Club feature: Soul-ed Out (Newcastle)

We usually do features on 'active' club nights, but this is something different – Soul-ed Out doesn't kick off until May. Nevertheless, promoter Callum Simpson is keen to get the word out about his new venture, which commences in Newcastle at the World Headquarters Club, Curtis Mayfield House on Carliol […]

Fania Records 2CD retrospective

Anyone fancying dipping their toes into vintage Latin might want to check out the new Fania Records 1964-1980: The Original Sound Of Latin New York 2CD set, which is incoming on the Strut label next month. The period is important, taking in the emergence of boogaloo from the mid-60s, which […]

Mind Yuh Business x Set The Tone

Saturday 19th March is one for your diary, the date for the next Mind Yuh Business x Set The Tone event. Two rooms of the best vintage sounds around in a central London venue, a mix of Soul, Reggae, Funk, Ska, Rocksteady and Boogaloo. Representing Mind Yuh Business is Yogi […]

Spotify playlist: We Got Boogaloo

The title of our latest Spotify playlist says it all – We Got Boogaloo. Compiled by the forum's Zammo (aka Andy Powell), the playlist is packed full of Latin-inspired grooves from the 60s – Joe Bataan, Hector Rivera, Ray Barretto of course, but many lesser-known names too. Check it out […]

El Chavo – Hit The Boogaloo 45

Classic boogaloo recorded in 2010? That's what you get with the Hit The Boogaloo 45 by El Chavo. Produced by legendary jazz DJ & producer Paul Murphy, it's an update of that classic Latin-based dancefloor sound and a take on Tito Puente's Hit The Bongo. The reverse is the Lonnie […]