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Chicha Libre

Chicha Libre artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

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January 19, 2009 Now on All Songs Considered: Highlights from New York City's annual GlobalFEST.

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June 16, 2008 The cuatro player and bar owner talks about playing 40-year-old Peruvian music and making it new.

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January 19, 2009 Now on All Songs Considered: Highlights from New York City's annual GlobalFEST.

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A Brooklyn band with musicians from three continents, Chicha Libre has just released its second album, Canibalismo.

May 8, 2012 Named for a quirky style of Peruvian pop, the Brooklyn band has an appetite for appropriation.

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January 19, 2009 Now on All Songs Considered: Highlights from New York City's annual GlobalFEST.

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Chicha Libre's new album, Canibalismo, comes out May 8.

April 29, 2012 The band plays in a Peruvian style born out of cross-cultural fermentation in Latin America.

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Sonido Amazonico!

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  • Album: Sonido Amazonico!
  • Artist: Chicha Libre
  • Label: Barbes
  • Released: 2008
 

The Roots of Chicha: Psychedelic Cumbias from Peru

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  • Album: The Roots of Chicha: Psychedelic Cumbias from Peru
  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Label: Barbes
  • Released: 2007