Tag: latin

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 […]

Empty Bottles club night in Leeds

If you're in Leeds, this coming Friday (11th March) sees the relaunch of the Empty Bottles Rhythm & Soul Club in Leeds city centre. Expect 60s Soul, R&B, Funk & Latin spun on original vinyl from 9pm through till 3am, with the venue being Upstairs at Santiago’s, described as 'an […]

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 […]

Roadblock club night in London

A new night for the capital – going by the name of Roadblock. it takes place at The Balls Brothers Public House (next to Liverpool Street Tube station) with resident DJs Mark Ellis and Ian Grinham being joined by Paul Hallam, aiming to re create the sound of an original […]

Spotify playlist: Latin jazz bop dance

Another Zammo/Andy Powell playlist for Spotify – going by the name of Latin jazz bop dance. The title says it all, a playlist of jazzy grooves from across the spectrum, some tracks you'll know, others you will no doubt be hearing for the first time. If jazz has scared you […]

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 […]