South American - Latin

Buena Vista Social Club Presents

Omara Portuondo

Label World circuit Genre South American - Latin Cat no. WCCT59.2

A key artist in the original Buena Vista sessions, Omara was among the most talked-about discoveries to emerge from the project, and has since - in her touring with Ibrahim Ferrer establi...

Orquesta Akokan

Orquesta Akokan

Released 03/30/18 Label Daptone Genre South American - Latin Cat no. LP-DAPT-052X

Muted transparent green colored vinyl. 24pt gatefold jacket, includes download code.

Mambo Rapidito / Un Tabaco Para Elegua

Orquesta Akokan

Released 02/16/18 Label Daptone Genre South American - Latin Cat no. SI-DAPT-1112

Direct from Havana, Cuba - Daptone Records is proud to present the debut single by Orquesta Akokán. Featuring some of Havana's most formidable musicians playing with a groove, a tumbao, t...

Sabiduria

Eddie Palmieri

Released 02/02/18 Label Ropeadope Genre South American - Latin Cat no. L-RAD347

Sabiduría is the Spanish word for WISDOM, and the message is clear from the outset that wisdom is the exalted value that should guide us all. His intent with Sabidurí a, as it has been wi...

Palenque Records AfroColombia Remix Volume Two

Various Artists

Released 02/02/18 Label Galletas Calientes Genre South American - Latin Cat no. L-GC123

After the success of vol. 1, French Colombia-based label Galletas Calientes Records is back on track with another "Palenque Records Afrocolombia Remix" series, inviting more talented prod...

Brasil

Soul Jazz Records presents

Released 01/26/18 Label Soul Jazz Records Genre South American - Latin Cat no. LP-SOJR-405

Soul Jazz Records’ Brasil album was recorded in Rio de Janeiro in 1994 with a host of legendary Brazilian musicians and has remained one of the key defining early releases from the record...

Released 01/26/18 Label Soul Jazz Records Genre South American - Latin Cat no. CD-SOJR-405

Soul Jazz Records’ Brasil album was recorded in Rio de Janeiro in 1994 with a host of legendary Brazilian musicians and has remained one of the key defining early releases from the record...

Anana Funk Hip 1970-1975

Delores Vargas "La Terremoto"

Released 01/26/18 Label Pharaway Sounds Genre South American - Latin Cat no. PHS 051LP

Pharaway Sounds present Anana Funk Hip, 1970-1975, a compilation of recordings by Dolores Vargas "La Terremoto". Anana Funk Hip is dedicated to the '70s period of Dolores Vargas, known as...

No Llores Mas

Morena Y Clara

Released 01/26/18 Label Pharaway Sounds Genre South American - Latin Cat no. PHS 044LP

Morena Y Clara mixed rumba, flamenco, psychedelic rock, funk, and disco music featuring an amazing production (heavy drums, fuzz-wah-phaser electric guitars, Moog, Hammond) over the wild ...

Ava Patrya Yndia Yracema

Ava Rocha

Released 01/01/18 Label consignment Genre South American - Latin Cat no. CPF016

Ava Patrya Yndia Yracema is the second album from the Rio-born singer and offers 12 tracks of astonishing inventiveness and originality. At times the music recalls classic tropicália, as ...

Vamos A Guarachar

Orkesta Mendoza

Released 01/01/18 Label glitterbeat Genre South American - Latin Cat no. GB 039LP

¡Vamos A Guarachar! is another beast entirely: by turns raucous ("Cumbia Volcadora," featuring Mexican electronic pioneer Camilo Lara), tender ("Misterio," surely Salvador Duran's finest ...

Ayo

Bomba Estereo

Released 12/15/17 Label Sony U.S. Latin Genre South American - Latin Cat no. 88985479771

The electro-tropical party machine Bomba Estéreo are back with their fifth album Ayo – their first for major label Sony. It’s concise, clocking in at 34 minutes. Clubby tracks – such as “...

El Apagon: Peruvian Chicha from the Horoscopo Vaults, 1978-1988

Various Artists

Released 12/15/17 Label Pharaway Sounds Genre South American - Latin Cat no. PHS 052LP

First ever compilation dedicated to this groundbreaking Peruvian label, Discos Horóscopo. Founded by Juan Campos in 1977, the Discos Horóscopo label was the major outlet for the real Peru...

Expansion Galactica

Emilio Aparicio Moog

Released 12/15/17 Label Mental Experience Genre South American - Latin Cat no. MENT 018LP

First ever collected works of Guatemalan electronic experimental musician Emilio Aparicio, collecting five 45s he released from 1969-1971. Aparicio was an, a pioneer in using the Moog syn...

Vamonos Pa'l Monte

Eddie Palmieri

Released 12/13/17 Label Fania Genre South American - Latin Cat no. FA5064418.1

180 gram vinyl.

Tumba Rumba Vol. 2

Various Artists

Released 12/01/17 Label University of Vice Genre South American - Latin Cat no. UOVR 017LP

More torrid tropic-o-Latin bombs! A collection of fast, hot, and intense Latin songs played by Cuban, Puerto Rican, Venezuelan, Mexican, and North American wild dance orchestras, recorded...

Very Tasty Pachuco Mambo

Various Artists

Released 12/01/17 Label Pinche Discos (Spain) Genre South American - Latin Cat no. PINCHE 003LP

The pachuco mambo is a Mexican-American craze dance music that alternated and combined Afro-American and Afro-Caribbean styles. Started in the late 1930s, Mexican-American youth, rejected...

Latino Con Soul

Ray Barretto

Released 11/22/17 Label Westside Latino Genre South American - Latin Cat no. 4053

Firmly in the boogaloo (Latin soul) era, Latino con Soul would be Barretto at his hippest. "Eras" is remade with a sappier, poppier sound; this time vocals are by Adalberto Santiago and P...

El Ray Criollo

Ray Barretto

Released 11/22/17 Label Westside Latino Genre South American - Latin Cat no. 4052

In 1966, when he recorded El Ray Criollo for West Side Latino, Ray Barretto was still chained to his earlier success with the energetic but novelty-ridden "El Watusi." Still, glimpses of ...

Mongo's Way

Mongo Santamaria

Released 11/22/17 Label Atlantic Genre South American - Latin Cat no. 1581

Mongo has probably his best group here, which certainly would be his "way." Armando Peraza, Cachao, Neal Creque, Eric Gale, Stanley Turrentine, and Pretty Purdie are just a few of the for...

Y Su Maquina Del Tiempo

Cortijo and His Time Machine

Released 11/15/17 Label Coco Genre South American - Latin Cat no. 108

Cortijo and His Time Machine's album "Y Su Maquina Del Tiempo"

Panama! 3 Calypso Panameño, Guajira Jazz & Cumbia Típica On The Isthmus 1960-1975

Various Artists

Released 10/27/17 Label Soundway Genre South American - Latin Cat no. SNDWLP 018 / G14007

Volume 3 showcases more of the unique tropical music created in Panama in the fertile decades of the 1960s and '70s. Panama is the thin, tropical bridge that connects North and South Amer...

Mr Bongo Record Club Vol. 2

Various Artists

Released 10/25/17 Label Mr Bongo Genre South American - Latin Cat no. MRBG151.1

Volume Two picks up where the last one left off - with a touch more soul and disco - records we've been spinning in our DJ sets and on the radio show of the same name, that inspired this ...

Andina: Huayno, Carnaval and Cumbia: The Sound of the Peruvian Andes 1968-78

Various

Released 10/20/17 Label Tiger's Milk Records Genre South American - Latin Cat no. TIGM6LP

A co-release with Strut Records, the album is selected from records released between ‘68 and ‘78, upending clichéd ideas of Andean music and bringing to light the divergent, exciting trad...

Released 10/20/17 Label Tiger's Milk Records Genre South American - Latin Cat no. CD-TIGM-006

A co-release with Strut Records, the album is selected from records released between ‘68 and ‘78, upending clichéd ideas of Andean music and bringing to light the divergent, exciting trad...

Os Mutantes

Os Mutantes

Released 10/20/17 Label Lilith Genre South American - Latin Cat no. LR 336LP

LP+CD

A Divina Comedia Ou Ando Meio Desligado

Os Mutantes

Released 10/18/17 Label Vinyl Lovers Genre South American - Latin Cat no. VL 900389LP

Vinyl Lovers present a reissue of Os Mutantes' A Divina Comedia Ou Ando Meio Desligado, originally released in 1970. This was the third album from Os Mutantes, the geniuses of wacked out ...

Domingo

Caetano Veloso

Released 10/13/17 Label Philips Genre South American - Latin Cat no. 700104LP

It's a quiet, post-bossa nova effort characterized by fine singing and some very good songs, some of them penned by Veloso himself. In some ways, Domingo is more like a folk singer/songwr...

Guarapo! Forty Bangers From Barranquilla

Various Artists

Released 10/06/17 Label HONEST JON'S RECORDS (UK) Genre South American - Latin Cat no. HJR 075LP

Rough, tough, thumping, bumping sound-boy breakbeats from the Caribbean coast of Colombia. Forty brand new buckaroos, tooled and primed by Jeanpi Perreo, Edwin Producciones, and DJ Ander ...

Best Of Mano Negra

Mano Negra

Released 10/04/17 Label Because Genre South American - Latin Cat no. BEC 5543057

Because Music present a reissue of Best Of Mano Negra, a "best of" compilation originally released in 1998. With many influences, the musicians of "La Mano" created a peculiar sound, a ro...

La Bolognesina

Esther Suarez

Released 09/22/17 Label Little Axe Genre South American - Latin Cat no. LA-17

Esther Suarez, also known as La Ocrasina De Oro, is a popular Peruvian Huayno singer. La Bolognesina is one of her earlier albums, featuring reverbed vocals over Andean harps supplemented...

Um Passo a Frente

A Bolha

Released 09/22/17 Label Lion Productions Genre South American - Latin Cat no. GROO025LP

After venturing from Brazil to England to attend the Isle of Wight Festival, Brazilian band the Bubbles—the toast of the underground Rio de Janeiro scene, who had backed Tropicalist singe...

India

Gal Costa

Released 09/20/17 Label Mr Bongo Genre South American - Latin Cat no. MRBG149.2

Digitally remastered edition of this 1973 album housed in replica of the original gatefold including the cover that was banned by the Brazilian military government in 1973 during the brut...

Released 08/04/17 Label Mr Bongo Genre South American - Latin Cat no. MRBG149.1

Digitally remastered edition of this 1973 album housed in replica of the original gatefold including the cover that was banned by the Brazilian military government in 1973 during the brut...

My Beatles Heart

Willy Chirino

Released 09/13/17 Label Sony U.S. Latin Genre South American - Latin Cat no. CI578132.2

Willy has assembled an incredible collection of phenomenally talented musicians who are true to the original songs (and sound), while at the same time adding a totally new style or “flavo...

Viralata

Antonio Adolfo

Released 09/13/17 Label Far Out Genre South American - Latin Cat no. LPA 003LP

Far Out Recordings present the first vinyl reissue of Antonio Adolfo's Viralata, originally released in 1979. Far Out Recordings are working again with master composer, arranger, and pian...

Senor 007

Ray Barretto

Released 09/13/17 Label Westside Latino Genre South American - Latin Cat no. WSIDE4278

excellent, exact re-issue of this slammin' 1965 album! tracks- mister kiss kiss bang bang, search for vulcan, jamaica jump up, thunderball, from russia with love, i wanna be a james bond ...

Secao Ritmica: Instrumental Funk from '70s Brazil

Various Artists

Released 09/08/17 Label Atemoya Records Genre South American - Latin Cat no. CDATEM71012

Brazil has always had its own brand of musical virtuosity, one that combined a distinctive and innate rhythmic swing with an effortless ability to turn seemingly abstract riffs into ridic...

Released 09/08/17 Label Atemoya Records Genre South American - Latin Cat no. LPATEM71011

Brazil has always had its own brand of musical virtuosity, one that combined a distinctive and innate rhythmic swing with an effortless ability to turn seemingly abstract riffs into ridic...

The Sound Of Ipanema

Paul Winter with Carlos Lyra

Released 08/07/17 Label Elemental Music Genre South American - Latin Cat no. 810540

Newly remastered 180-gram LP reissue of an excellent 1964 jazz-bossa album: Paul Winter and Carlos Lyra’s sensational album The Sound of Ipanema, originally released by the Columbia label...

Hey! Ho! Guaguanco!- Volume 1

Various Artists

Released 07/04/17 Genre South American - Latin Cat no. ANDLP-5927

Rare & Unreissued Salsa Jams From The Speed & Fonseca Catalog 1968-1969 Vol 1

3 Dimensions

Ricardo Ray

Released 07/04/17 Genre South American - Latin Cat no. ANDA LP 5907

Ricardo Ray reprises his role as bandleader of a group of young street salsa players and vocalist Bobby Cruz. On this album, Ray covers the entire spectrum of Brooklyn Nuyorican music, fr...

El Ritmo De Chihuahua

Descarga Cubana

Released 07/04/17 Genre South American - Latin Cat no. ANDLP 5921

recorded in 1964. Led by timbalero and güirero Osvaldo Chihuahua Martinez, this album jams with Afro-Cuban flair. Born in Cuba, his first sight of New York was in 1959 as a member of José...

Orfeu Negro (Black Orpheus)

Various Artists

Released 07/03/17 Label Doxy Genre South American - Latin Cat no. DOST684H

Winner of the 1959 Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or and the 1960 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Orfeu Negro (Black Orpheus) was based on the Greek legend of Orpheus and Eury...

Vontade De Rever Voce

Marcos Valle

Released 06/28/17 Label Vinilisssimo Genre South American - Latin Cat no. MRSSS 546LP

Marcos Valle is one of the few artists you cannot miss if you have the slightest interest in Brazilian music. Whether your taste is focused on bossa jazz, samba, psych folk or soul, Valle...

Tesura

Fruko Y Sus Tesos

Released 06/28/17 Label Vampi Soul Genre South American - Latin Cat no. VAMPI 173LP

Though the modern style of New York Latin music known as salsa penetrated South America during the mid to late 1960s, and Colombia had its share of bands and recordings influenced by this...