Guts – Diggin’ In Colombia Mixtape

Guts news everyone: The French grandmaster of Dope Beats is back with the 8th edition of his Pura Mixtape series. Inspired by a recent trip to Colombia he delivers a delicious melange of Colombian classics from the 70s, Afro Beat, Cumbia, Funk, Haitian Kompa music, and a pinch of Disco. Altogether a truly outstanding vinyl-only…

El Búho – Casi Baile Mixtape 2015

El Búho presents a new mixtape for Casi Baile. Reflecting the signature style of the Dutch producer, it’s a deep and dreamy blend of traditional Latin American rhythms and modern beat structures, tropical vibes and jungle sounds, including many unreleased tracks.

El Búho – 13 Mooncycle Mix

Inspired by the cycle of the moon INI Movement has just launched a new series. The idea is to celebrate each full moon with an exclusive DJ mix – and they kick off with a really amazing one. For the first instalment, we asked a friend of the movement, the serial ethnomusicologist, El Búho, to…

Chancha Via Circuito – Ahora Nosotros Mixtape

Shortly after releasing Amansara, his mesmerizing third album, Chancha Via Circuito drops a new DJ mix for Test Pressing that is just as beautiful to listen to. The Argentinian artist keeps up a very organic, earthy vibe – the first half feels actually very traditional and folkloric, the dubby electronic groove remains in the background.…

Mixed by Frikstailers

South American folklore on fluorescent steroids: Meet the Frikstailers. As a core member of the ZZK Records family the duo stands for the blooming and booming Nu LatAm sound. This mixtape is  journey from traditional Cumbia rhythms and deep tropical grooves to Trap and Bass Music infused dance floor bangers, including tracks from Chancha Via…

Quantic & Beto – Discoteca At The 303 Mixtape

Those years I lived on the Canary Islands sparked something inside me: A great love for Latin American music. Its rhythms, its instruments, and the beauty of the Spanish language give expression to a state of mind that works just perfect in the hardware environment of my brain. That’s why I am absolutely stoked about…

The Nu LatAm Sound – Trailer 1.0

The new sound of Latin America is upon us. Actually since quite some time already, thanks to the fantastic work of Argentina’s ZZK Records, thanks to expat producers like Quantic, and of course thanks to hundreds of talented musicians all over the South American continent. “There’s a musical and cultural renaissance happening all around the…