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Forgotten Treasures
Latin Worldwide Sounds

Forgotten Treasure: Los Yorks’ “Cielo” (1967)

As a Latin-American Uruguayan girl, contributing to a North America-based website, I feel the need to re-discover and share with you some music from my surroundings. A few miles (2000) away from where I live is a country called Peru. You may instantly think about bright strong colours, markets, people chatting loudly, …

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Music Documentaries
Soul

Unsung Documentary: Gil Scott Heron – A Poet, A Prophet and a Pioneer

The revolution will be not televised is an amazing mini-documentary about the life of a prophet, poet and great musician: the late Gil Scott-Heron. Presented by TVOne as part of the Unsung series, the great interviews in the doc, help us to keep memory of Scott-Heron alive and remind us …

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Kaytronik aka Karizma
Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: Kaytronik aka Karizma “Komplements EP” (Atjazz Records)

Ah happy sunny days… Ok, sorry to rub it in for people facing the tough North American / Europe winter. I’m on the beach right now, and although there’s a lot of music that fits with the joy of being on holidays, and certainly (the right kind of) house music …

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Forgotten Treasures
Hip-Hop

Forgotten Treasure: Chuck Small “U Got Nothin’ Coming” (1989)

West Coast Hip-Hop, Compton; 1989. Perhaps the first names that came to your mind are: Dr. Dre, Snoop Dog, Ice Cube, Eazy E, Compton’s Most wanted and stuff. But if you go further in your searching, then you’ll find treasures like this: “Compton Compilation – The Sound Control Mob” We …

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