Latin Roots

Latin Roots: Psychedelic South America

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  • Juaneco y su Combo, "El llanto de ayaymama"

  • La Mecanica Popular, "Arbol"

For our first Latin Roots of the new year, Catalina Maria Johnson, the host of Beat Latino in Chicago, is back to explore Latin Psychedelia. Sometimes known as neo-tropical or jungle cumbia, the music on today's segment comes from Peru and elsewhere in South America. Check out her Spotify playlist for more trippy sounds from Latin America.

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