TomorrowÂ night,Â Thursday October 12thâ€“ Dutty Artz is joining forces with Fania for a benefit at Kinfolk 94 (94 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn) to support disaster recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and Mexico. All proceeds from the event will go directly to local relief efforts, with the event featuring live performances byÂ Papi JuiceÂ co-founderÂ and DJÂ Oscar NÃ±,Â DJ Bembona, andÂ Uproot Andy.
New Mix Alert: Talacha’s Frecuencia Sin Frontera
Talacha’sÂ Frecuencia Sin FronteraÂ signals a new point in the evolution of the inherently transnational cumbia genre. In the newest iteration of cumbia, it makes its way from Toy Selecta’s hip-hop insipred reworkings to crunk cumbia and now to a new corner of the DIY, Soundcloud-fueled underground withÂ wepa, in all of its embracing of low-end, lo-fi grittiness.
RIOBAMBA PRESENTS LIMBO TWO-FLOOR TAKEOVER AT TRANS-PECOS
On May 27th,Â Raymondstock and Riobamba’s new events/booking platformÂ APOCALIPSIS presentÂ LIMBO, a two-floor #reggaetÃ³nrave that’s a signal boost to radical futures in Latinx urbano soundscapes. Hosted at Trans-Pecos, LIMBO welcomes the New York City debut of Chilena reina emceeÂ Tomasa del Real.
RIOBAMBA FADER MIX
My exclusive set forÂ The Fader’s mixtape series dropped yesterday, a “A blazing mix of reggaetÃ³n, dembow, and rap en espaÃ±ol from the Brooklyn-based DJ and producer.”
NEW RIOBAMBA MIXTAPE ON MIXPAK FM + RESIDENT ADVISOR PICK
My mixtape for the Mixpak FM series is here, featured today as Resident Advisor’s Mix of the Day.
For me this mix dove into “channeling rage for, remembrance of, love toward victims of police brutality & state-sanctioned violence, in the U.S. y destructive legacies this country has left & continues to leave elsewhereâ€“ ya basta, ya basta, ya basta. A las vÃctimasâ€“ nunca serÃ¡n olvidados.”
NEW RIOBAMBA TRACK WITH FALSE WITNESS
Super excited to share myÂ track “Bin Danza” with sound artist and KUNQ memberÂ False Witness,Â which premiered last week on Thump Colombia.
Riobamba Edit Drops On Remezcla x Apple Music
I’m happy to share my first [bootleg] edit, released last week via Remezcla’s partnership with Apple Music. Check out theÂ accompanying article that explainsÂ the trackâ€“
PicÃ³ Picante x MPEACH Album Release Party at Cameo Gallery
Tomorrow night October 1st, PicÃ³ Picante is hosting the release party for MPEACH’s debut albumÂ Malania at Cameo Gallery. We’re ready to take over the space with sets by #KUNQ artist/island industrial hermanoÂ False Witness andÂ Riobamba, as well as a special flamingo guest to be announced oh so soon.
Tickets are $5 in advance, and $8 at the door, and we start right at midnight.
PICÃ“ PICANTE x OTTO VON SCHIRACH AT THE ICA, BOSTON
PicÃ³ Picante is back at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, Boston this summer on July 31st, teaming up for their Wavelengths outdoor programming!
New Riobamba Mixtape for Noisey MX
New Riobamba mixtape out this week via NOISEY MX, calledÂ Ella Quiere!
PicÃ³ Picante Four Years in Boston/NYC!
Can hardly believe it, but PICÃ“ PICANTE celebrates our fourth anniversary this weekend, and for the occasion we’re bringing the party to Boston/NYC for a reggaetÃ³n rave of dreams.
CHIEF BOIMA AND RIOBAMBA AT PICO PICANTE
This Friday June 19th, Chief Boima and I are headed northbound to Boston for my monthly party PicÃ³ Picante at Good Life.
RIOBAMBA AT PERREO x HOUSE PARTY NYC
Tonight June 11th, I’m excited to be back at #RemezclaPERREO in the basement of Webster Hall’s weekly House Party.
Riobamba In NYC This May + New Live Mixtape
This Thursday May 14th, I’m so looking forward toÂ playingÂ #RemezclaPERREO, at the second installment of their monthly party at the Studio at House Party, Webster Hall.Â Expect indulgences inÂ dembow, reggaeton, and perreo soundscapes alongside residents Nina Sky and False Witness, hosted by Hot 97’s Laura Stylez.
DUTTY ARTZ KEEPS CHANGING THE MOOD LINEUP: DJ RIPLEY
This Wednesday, April 29th at ourÂ Dutty Artz Keeps Changing the MoodÂ party at the Knitting Factory, we’ve gotÂ DJ Ripley stepping up to the decks to deliver her signature style: usingÂ music to celebrate peopleâ€™s experiences across race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, highlighting the beauty of interconnecting global stories and rocking them into your body on the dance floor.