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Bomba Estéreo artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

Bomba Estereo performing at Washington's Black Cat on May 5, 2011.

May 17, 2011 Hear the popular Colombian electro-tropical band rock out in Washington, D.C.

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Studio Sessions

Bomba Estereo

October 6, 2010 Hear the Colombian group bring its sensual, sultry and unique sound to the WXPN studios.

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Bomba Estereo performs at KEXP.

February 23, 2010 At KEXP, there was no point in resisting the band's infectious grooves and champeta rhythms.

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Discover Songs

Bomba Estereo

January 20, 2011 Colombia's hottest club act has a new EP with remixes of their best songs.

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Latin Artists On The Show

November 23, 2010 This week on All Songs Considered, we sample music from all over Latin America.

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News

INDIO, CA - APRIL 17:  Music fans in the audience during day two of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2010

January 21, 2011 A look at the lineup for this year's festival, including a band that made latin rock history.

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March 20, 2010 International musicians come from all compass points to play at the South by Southwest Festival.

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More Stories

Cafe Tacvba main singer Ruben Albarran.

September 16, 2012 Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd of Alt.Latino give us a preview of fall's hottest new releases.

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Li Saumet (second from left) is lead singer of the Colombian band Bomba Estereo.

November 1, 2012 The Colombian singer swings by the show to discuss her band's stellar new album, Elegancia Tropical.

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Bomba Estéreo's new album, Elegancia Tropical, comes out Nov. 6.

October 28, 2012 The celebrated Colombian band returns with a surprisingly nuanced and textured collection of songs.

Ruben Albarran of Cafe Tacuba

August 23, 2012 This week we bring you new songs that move past the usual themes of love and lust.

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Simon Mejia.

May 12, 2011 Colombian supergroup Bomba Estereo's Simon Mejia shares his favorite international club hits.

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NPR Artist Directory

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Frederic Chopin

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Gillian Welch

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Spoon

Spoon

Music, live concerts and interviews with the pop-rock band.

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

Hear and watch exclusive performances from the guitar-playing Mexican duo.

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

Hear concerts and interviews with the atmospheric art-folk singer.

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

Hear performances and profiles of the jazz innovator's work.

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

Hear essential recordings and performances from the lauded quartet.

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

NPR Music explores the life and voice of the passionate Qawwali singer.

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.

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M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

Hear concerts and interviews with the grandiose art-rock band.

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  • Album: Shangaan Electro: New Wave Dance Music From South Africa
  • Artist: Zinja Hlungwani
  • Label: Honest Jon's Records/Forced Ex
  • Released: 2010
 

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  • Album: Blow Up
  • Artist: Bomba Estéreo
  • Label: Nacional
  • Released: 2009