Catalina Maria Johnson

International radio broadcaster, bilingual cultural journalist, music curator

Live from Cardiff, Wales! It was another fabulous World Music Expo, and Beat Latino was there to visit with musical friends old and new. This part 1 of our WOMEX 2013 recap includes interviews with Mitú (Franklin Tejedor from Palenque and Julian Salazar of Bomba Estéreo) who talk about their techno-palenque project as well asAndrés Ramírez from Monareta and Rafael Espinel from La Chiva Gantiva chatting about their new recordings. Enjoy!

Interview with Andrés Martínez from Monareta

Music:

Hotel Eskal

Pachanga

Interview with Rafael Espinel, La Chiva Gantiva

Music:

Estrenando

El valor tiene marea

Interview with Franklin Tejedor and Julían Salazar – Mitú

Music:

Garabato

Plutón