♫ > A1 : Moerarie Morei Atjara (Version)♫ > B1 : Moerarie Morei Atjara (Instru-mental)Next up from Alex Figueira's Music With Soul imprint, super bananas version of a completely unknown high-powered piece of indo-atlantic-acordeon magic. Flipped with all the sabor and skill we've come to expe..
♫ > A1 : La Piña Madura Pt. 1♫ > B1 : La Piña Madura Pt. 2A native of the Caribbean coast of Colombia, Abelardo Carbono achieved legendary status in his country's storied ranks of musical icons by combining the homegrown sounds of cumbia with the chiming guitars of West African soukous, enorm..
♫ > A1 : Dear Neptune♫ > B1 : Say What!Limited Edition set of Edits from NYCT / NONAMES / Airships crew! Super cosmic/balearic beats transformed out of these two classic joints. Edition of 200, limited distribution...
♫ > A1 : Emisa Lasso♫ > B1 : Galar (Go Kiuchi Remix)**US EXCLUSIVE FROM JAPANWith all the incredible and eclectic renditions of cumbia and chicha coming from our friends in Japan, it should be to nobody's surprise that there are some equally talented ensembles paying great tribute to the sound..
♫ > A1 : La Verdad♫ > B1 : Esperando**Deadstock Original Copies!Lowrider soul heads for a south-of-the-border surf date on these two sizzling originals from Alba + the Mighty Lions. A perfect soundtrack for cruising with the bad girls in a drop-top or soothing a late night heartbreak, “La Verd..
♫ > A1 : Matemática♫ > B1 : Matemática (Instrumental)What’s the equation that reveals your love? On the latest single from Alba & The Mighty Lions, the question is posed and answered in the form of a beautiful soul slow-roller. Alba Ponce de León’s charming word play, both mathematically-m..
♫ > A1 : Addis Abeba Bete (Live)♫ > B1 : Portrait Of Alemayehu (Night-time)Big drop of 45's in from Max Weissenfeltd's Philophon label, who has been living and recording out of his studio in Ghana. Several amazing projects available from the label here for the time being, most definitely worth..
♫ > A1 : Fequer Fequer Nèw♫ > B1 : Portrait Of Alemayehu (Daytime)Big drop of 45's in from Max Weissenfeltd's Philophon label, who has been living and recording out of his studio in Ghana. Several amazing projects available from the label here for the time being, most definitely worth listenin..
♫ > A1 : Platanito♫ > B1 : GuacucoIt's no secret we've been big fans of Alex Figueira's work coming out of Amsterdam and his Barracaõ Sound Studio. Behind great projects like Fumaça Preta & Conjunto Papa Upa, as well as work with Lola's Dice and a forthcoming project on Names You Can Trus..
♫ > A1 : Cruel Desperation♫ > B1 : Linda MorenitaCousins Gilberto and Karin Rodriguez have been steadily synthesizing a unique type of musical and cultural fusion together as Almas Fronterizas. Blending their lived experiences in Mexico City, Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area with a m..
♫ > A1 : Malo♫ > B1 : ReventonDeep, dark, outsider music here from the Bay Area's Almas Fronterizas & the Discos Pistolas y Sagueros imprint. Fuzzed out blend of rock & soul, that quintessential ingredient of Northern Cali music from decades past. Imagine a stripped down Santana set a..
♫ > A1 : Allema Timba♫ > B1 : Allema Timba (Instrumental)Big drop of 45's in from Max Weissenfeltd's Philophon label, who has been living and recording out of his studio in Ghana. Several amazing projects available from the label here for the time being, most definitely worth listening to them..
♫ > A1 : Evolución De La Musica Garifuna♫ > B1 : GirigaIntroducing Andy Ordoñez, a young drummer and singer native to the cultural nexus of New York City that is The Bronx. The crucible of the NYC melting pot is a fitting base for this rising musician, who was born to Honduran parents of Gari..
♫ > A1 : Caminando Sobre Huesos♫ > B1 : Lloraré LlorarásNames You Can Trust is proud to continue the tradition of collaborations with the finest musical talents the world has to offer, sin fronteras. The latest release features a pair of cuts from the renowned Ava Rocha, backed by punk cumbie..
♫ > A1 : Cahuita♫ > B1 : Tal Vez MañanaAnother gem from the deep crates of the Discodelic crew down in DF. As with their debut release, this is another spectacular issue from the depths of Costa Rican record digging. Bocaraca, a group of young cats from Limón, captured all that was positively ..
♫ > A1 : This Is Bolga! (Part 1)♫ > B1 : This Is Bolga! (Part 2)Big drop of 45's in from Max Weissenfeltd's Philophon label, who has been living and recording out of his studio in Ghana. Several amazing projects available from the label here for the time being, most definitely worth listening ..
♫ > A1 : Escudo De Tambó♫ > B1 : Pa' San Juan De UrabaBullerengue is a tradition that originated in the caribbean region of Colombia, and it can be heard from los Montes de Maria all the way to el Uraba Antioqueсo. It is through the drums, chants, and dances that knowledge is transmitted from..
♫ > A1 : Por La Vida♫ > B1 : MiriSince 2010, Buyepongo has led a steadily growing Los Angeles underground movement that combines the vast influence of traditional tropical sounds with the streetwise edges of the Latin American diaspora. Much like their name implies (translation: to cause a ruc..
♫ > A1 : Pajaro (Extended Version)♫ > B1 : Frio Severo♫ > B1 : Chimbita Theme***Special Edition repress featuring the previously unreleased Extended Mix of Pajaro. All other aspects identical to the first edition.After a highly-regarded debut single on Names You Can Trust back in 2014, Co..
♫ > A1 : Combo Guarajeo - Alamo♫ > B1 : Hermanos Vargas - Oye MulataDiscodelic comes through once again with another super scorching rarity from the depths of Costa Rica. Two raw, badass tunes from Combo Guarajeo & Hermanos Vargas here. Deep liner notes, photos & details that only a tr..
♫ > A1 : Atlantico♫ > B1 : Canto Del Sol***Deadstock imperfect yellow vinyl copies only. Plays perfectly however, just a slight mix of yellow & black vinyl compound.Combo Lulo is that rare possibility of true magic moments manifested. Embodying the classic sentiment of a New York supergro..
♫ > A1 : The Sieve & The Sand Pt. 1♫ > B1 : The Sieve & The Sand Pt. 2Combo Lulo returns to Names You Can Trust for their sophomore single, digging deeper into the diversified sounds of the Caribbean that helped define their debut. While the first single took a Jamaican foundation sou..
♫ > A1 : La Danza De Camaleón♫ > B1 : La Reina NocturnaExcellent new addition to the Discos Mas catalog with the Bay Area's Combo Tezeta. Super psico-sonidero vibes here channeling all those lovely little things we like. Guitar driven cumbia and freaked out bolero / son vibes. ..
♫ > A1 : La Inconforme♫ > B1 : Cumbia De Los MonjesPremiere release from Austin-based label Trucha Soul Records, next up in la nueva wave of far out cumbia coming out of Tejas. First single features local 4-piece band Como Las Movies and their rendition of two iconic sonidero staples from Supe..
♫ > A1 : N21♫ > B1 : En Este Mundo y En Esta Tierra**US Exclusive from JapanNext stop on the Japan-Colombia connecting flight courtesy of Okra Jirushi. Conjunto Media Luna is yet another great example of the modern day scene happening down in Bogotá. Authentic and original sessions in acordeón..
♫ > A1 : El Secreto Del Metalero♫ > B1 : Chicarrón PelúoWith their 2013 debut single “Vintage Voudou,” Conjunto Papa Upa cemented themselves as the torchbearers of a rare breed of Afro-Caribbean psychedelic soul, a clear delineation from the wonderful world of Venezuelan poly rhythms. That or..