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Global Roots: Yoga Fire & Fntxy (Homegrown), Tomas & Wasted Fates (NAAFI) and Rita Maia & Esa in Mexico ‐ Worldwide FM
  • Global Roots: Yoga Fire & Fntxy (Homegrown), Tomas & Wasted Fates (NAAFI) and Rita Maia & Esa in Mexico

    Tomas (NAAFI) Mexico City’s N.A.A.F.I (No Ambition And Fuck-all Interest) is a club night, record label and squad that holds wild parties with slick sets across Latin America and beyond. Core crew Tomas drops by for a mix and a chat with Thris Tian. Uchi (Traición) Uchi is a curator at Carnaval de Bahidora, and a…

    Tomas (NAAFI)

    Mexico City’s N.A.A.F.I (No Ambition And Fuck-all Interest) is a club night, record label and squad that holds wild parties with slick sets across Latin America and beyond. Core crew Tomas drops by for a mix and a chat with Thris Tian.

    Uchi (Traición)

    Uchi is a curator at Carnaval de Bahidora, and a creative producer and promoter based in Mexico City.  She runs Traición which hosts parties in Mexico City.

    Rita Maia and Esa

    Rita Maia and Esa look back retrospectively at their time in Mexico and play some of their favourite Mexican records. Together they played at the Worldwide FM stage in Carnaval de Bahidora.
    Rita Maia is a DJ based in London. Her Migrant Sounds show explores the movement and impact of dance music across the world, with a focus on the influences of African sounds and Afro-Futurism. Esa is a South African DJ, producer and musician based in London.
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  • La Onda en Mexico: Tino Contreras

    Tino Contreras is a composer, pianist, trumpeter, vocalist and an outstanding drummer and has a musical career of over 65 years. Despite his imaginative and extravagant experimentation, Contreras remained a champion of the jazz form in Mexico. Now in his nineties, Contreras continues to play, record, and receive recognition for his contribution to Mexican jazz…

    Tino Contreras is a composer, pianist, trumpeter, vocalist and an outstanding drummer and has a musical career of over 65 years. Despite his imaginative and extravagant experimentation, Contreras remained a champion of the jazz form in Mexico. Now in his nineties, Contreras continues to play, record, and receive recognition for his contribution to Mexican jazz and beyond.

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  • Carnaval De Bahidora 2018

    Thris Tian spent time at Bahidora Festival this year, where he curated a Worldwide FM stage welcoming Awesome Tapes from Africa, Esa, Rita Maia and Gilles Peterson to the floor. This special is a broadcast of some of our favourite DJ sets and live shows from the festival including Axel Boman, Chancha Via Circuito, Fred…

    Thris Tian spent time at Bahidora Festival this year, where he curated a Worldwide FM stage welcoming Awesome Tapes from Africa, Esa, Rita Maia and Gilles Peterson to the floor.

    This special is a broadcast of some of our favourite DJ sets and live shows from the festival including Axel Boman, Chancha Via Circuito, Fred P, Mount Kimbie, Rich Medina, Side Stepper, Sonido Martines, Valesuchi, Romare and Zombie In Miami. Thris Tian caught up with them for a chat and to generally hang out.

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  • Brownswood Basement: Gilles Peterson Mexico Special

    Ali Gua Gua Mexican DJ born in Veracruz, Ali Gua Gua sees music as a fun and genderless art form. She has a group called Kumbia Queers, formed in Buenos Aires in 2007 with Juana Chang and Florencia Lliteras (Happy Makers) from Las Ultrasonicas. EsaMiPau EsaMiPau is one of the most active DJs in Mexico…

    Ali Gua Gua

    Mexican DJ born in Veracruz, Ali Gua Gua sees music as a fun and genderless art form. She has a group called Kumbia Queers, formed in Buenos Aires in 2007 with Juana Chang and Florencia Lliteras (Happy Makers) from Las Ultrasonicas.

    EsaMiPau

    EsaMiPau is one of the most active DJs in Mexico City, playing in the city’s most underground clubs. She hosts Ibero 90.9 FM every Friday.

    Tropicaza

    Tropicaza is an energetic DJ who spins Mexican jazz, travelling around the world sharing music, and is part of the dublab family.

    Camilo (Mexican Institute of Sound)

    Camilo spent 17 years at EMI Music Mexico from Record Executive to Head of A&R to President of the label. Camilo then went on to become MD for Virgin Mexico, and also worked for Warner Music Mexico. In 2001 he created one of the first independent labels in Mexico called Suave.

    Camilo is at The Barbican on April 29 for the Mexrrissey show at La Linea Festival.

    La Redada

    La Redada is a multi-national six piece dance band influenced by the rhythms del pasado. The band is informed with a crate-digger’s knowledge of Latin rhythms and a DJs ear for the dance floor.

    Sonido Gallo Negro

    Sonido Gallo Negro is inspired by Peruvian cumbia from the ’70s, with an underground attitude. Based around the güiro instrument the music integrates styles like Amazonian cumbia, huayno, cumbia sonidera, boogaloo and chicha (Peruvian cumbia) with electric guitars.

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