The making of Dayme Arocena's new album - 'Cubafonía'. Tour dates coming up in Germany (Cologne, Hamburg, Berlin, Mannheim), Belgium (Antwerp, Brussels), The Netherlands (Amsterdam, Rotterdam), France (Paris), the UK (London) and Italy (Rome, Milan). More information at [ Cubafonia.com Link ]
From the very first time we saw Dayme Arocena perform, we knew she had the potential to become one of the next great voices to come out Cuba. Today, we're thrilled to announce the upcoming release of her new album, 'Cubafonía', a co-production of Brownswood and Havana Cultura, which will be followed by a European tour. In the artist's own words, "this album has the tradition, the legacy, the... View details ⇨
The organizers of the Manana // Cuba festival bring you an Afro-Cuban night at the Barbican on May 26th, featuring some of Santiago de Cuba's finest musicians in collaboration with seminal @Warp Records duo Plaid, Life and Death founder Dj Tennis, breakthrough Cuban/Iranian quartet Ariwo, and Soundspecies
Ernesto Oroza is a Cuban visual artist known for his work around the concept of 'technological disobedience' that refers to popular inventiveness in the recycling and reuse of objects in 1990s Cuba. He was recently awarded the Pernod Ricard Fellowship and had the opportunity to conduct research at the Villa Vassilieff in Paris.
David Walters alights in Guantánamo to learn all about traditional changüí – a genre that emerged in the mountains of eastern Cuba in the 19th century and that is based on autochthonous instruments like marimbula, tres and guayo.