Album Review

Sofrito: International Soundclash [coll] – [Strut]

Art Crimes   10/24/2012   CD, International

Another collection of dance-tested tracks from the crates of DJs Hugo Mendez and Frankie Francis (this follows up on their “Tropical Discotheque” release). By labeling this “International Soundclash”, they essentially open the doors to anything from anywhere as long as it meets the needs of their clientele. So it’s not so much a themed collection but rather tracks that simply have the right sort of groove from all points of the world, whether it’s plinky-plunky traditional Kenyan sounds (Owiny Sigoma Band), calypso-infused soca (Lord Shorty), carnaval rhythms (Mas Ka Kle), or cumbia (La Pesada). The notes in the insert explain who, what and where. ((( crimes )))

you heard it 31 times on kfjc! most recently:
  • 345 days ago, Thee Opinataur played Cumbia Y Tambo (En La Lluvia)
  • 1164 days ago, Slartibartfast played Agarralo Que Eso Es Tuyo
  • 1206 days ago, Jack Tar played Fe'm Confiance (Tropical Treats Edit)
  • 3434 days ago, abacus finch played Cumbia Y Tambo (En La Lluvia)
  • 3440 days ago, Sally Goodin played Nabed Nade El Piny Ka
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