Peruvian and Latin American musical archeology with lots of pysch cumbia, fuzz killer chicha, rockbeat, boogaloo, nueva ola, boleros and more gems 🔥

    As enthusiasts of the rich Latin American musical heritage, this label is dedicated to the rescue and revaluation of popular music from the old guard. With more than 10,000 phonograms and works under our management, we revive and celebrate the sounds that now form part of our cultural heritage 🔥

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    Lucha Reyes was compared to Billie Holiday and Edith Piaf. Now, fifty years after her death, her songs are released for a new audience.

    - The Guardian

    Although Núñez Del Prado appreciates the outpouring of chicha love, he sees relaunching Horóscopo as a way of bringing chicha back home to its roots.

    - Remezcla

    Sumac’s extraordinary voice, striking looks and carefully packaged heritage – she claimed to be a descendant ofAtahualpa, the Inca emperor garrotted by Pizarro and his conquistadores in 1533.

    - The Guardian

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    1. Read more: A New Music Era Is Coming
      A New Music Era Is Coming

      A New Music Era Is Coming

      Never before had the lyrics of Peruvian cumbia been able to touch the reality of migrants from the countryside living in the capital. In 1974, Grupo Celeste, under the direction of Víctor Casahuamán Bendezú, recorded En el campo, a first single that not only broke sales records, but also brought thousands of people into contact with their homeland. The band not only wove the nets of that urgent, necessary reconnection, but also gave birth to one of the most relevant popular singers in the history of Peru: Lorenzo Palacios Quispe "Chacalón".
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    2. Read more: There Is A Light that Never Goes Out
      There Is A Light that Never Goes Out

      There Is A Light that Never Goes Out

      In the Andes of Peru, in a valley formed by the Huallaga River, lies the city of Huanuco. There, a little over fifty years ago, the emblematic cumbia band Los Darlings de Huánuco was born, and since then their compositions have gone around the world, bringing their homeland to the ears of music lovers and collectors. Adversities kept them away from music for two decades, but in spite of this, they marked a parallel path and created their own history in the maximum splendor of Peruvian cumbia.
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    3. Read more: Lucha Reyes, el cantar enferma
      Lucha Reyes, el cantar enferma

      Lucha Reyes, el cantar enferma

      By 1973, Lucha Reyes had already reached the peak of her career, and that summer she gets invited to perform in Chicago and at the renowned Waldorf-Astoria in Manhattan. She still does not know that she will have to quit the stages forever that year, at the request of her doctors, who see her body deteriorating due to diabetes. But she now feels like an Ella Fitzgerald or a Nina Simone whose voice has acquired an unquestionable weight. Now she is listened to with respect and attention both in working-class alleys and in renowned theaters of the world”.
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    4. Read more: The sensual bolero of Estelita del Llano
      The sensual bolero of Estelita del Llano

      The sensual bolero of Estelita del Llano

      "Sensual”, her debut album, is one of the greatest gems of Venezuelan bolero. The backing of the Porfi Jiménez Orchestra and his arrangements made “Sensual” one of the most successful albums of its time. The selection of the twelve songs on the album was also a success. Although the years of the bolero's greatest splendor seemed to have passed, the bolero continued to spread throughout Latin America.
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