Bagar aka Tricky D – Colombian Soul

To most people across the globe, Colombian music (whether traditional or contemporary) usually means energetic, up-tempo latin sounds made for dancing. Having resided in Colombia for many years now and become a firm fixture in the country’s grassroots music scene,…

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For many years now, Dean Bagar aka Tricky D has been honing his special fusion of reggae, latin and electronic music. A regular on BBE since his label debut on 2010 compilation ‘Revolution N°5’, Tricky D released the album ‘First…

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Taking in a tantalisingly broad selection of percussion-led global sounds, new BBE compilation ‘The Languages Of Tambores’ is the brainchild of rising alt-jazz star Gabriele Poso. A true multi-instrumentalist, Italian born Gabriele found a particular affinity for percussion at a…

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A highly respected crate digger, DJ extraordinaire, record label go-to-guy and one half of dynamite duo Kon & Amir, we are proud to present this very special collection of music chosen by Amir. Having dedicated his life to mapping hip…

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Croatia born, Columbia based musical journeyman Tricky D’s 2014 album ‘Equanimity’ has gained something of a cult following around the globe for it’s laid-back, reggae tinged trip hop aesthetic. Following on from Steve Cobby’s and Mr Bird’s quite wonderful versions…

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Fusing Latin American sounds with European electronic beats can often produce a bland and rudderless dross destined for derivative lounge compilations and deliriously dull playlists at pretentious after work cocktail bars. Not so with the aptly named First Trip, the…

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“Mi Sembrado” is the first single taken from the debut album “First Trip” of Los Transatlanticos, a band based in Berlin, Germany and Bogota, Colombia. The single comes with remixes by Aldubb (One-Drop Music) and Supa DJ Dmitry (Livingroom Studios…