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EL COMBO BATANGA: El Que La Rompe La Paga (Vinyl 7″)

EL COMBO BATANGA: El Que La Rompe La Paga (Vinyl 7Cuban fury via Madrid time on new El Combo Batanga 45 El Que La Rompe La Paga. El que la rompe la paga? Damn straight! What a shame governments didn’t apply such obvious logic in 2008 when banking broke the global financial system? Still, this blistering salsa-funk beast will allow you to unleash your inner Latin dancer while you ponder global financial corruption

EL COMBO BATANGA: Aji Gua Guao/ El Barrio En La Mirada (Vinyl 7″)

EL COMBO BATANGA: Aji Gua Guao (Vinyl 7Expect chilli-hot all original Latin funk on one side of the new single by El Combo Batanga. That’ll be Aji Gua Guao on which the Madrid-based crew leaven the groove with a bit of Cuban sauce and a spicy drum break in the middle that’ll have dancefloors rocking. On the flipside, providing a sonic counterpoint is El Barrio En La Mirada – a lilting slice of Latin soul featuring lyrics about the experiences of a Cuban immigrant

VARIOUS: We Are Friends (2014) Free download

Various We Are FriendsNow I know pan-European co-operation is not exactly de rigeur this year what with recent events on the eastern side of the continent (not to mention the persistence of piss-weak ‘What corrupt bankers? It’s immigrants!’ narratives beloved of governments) but a more hopeful model (and message) is provided on We Are Friends, a free twelve track drop of funk, soul, breaks and a dash