♫ > 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 : 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 : 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 : Un Domingo Dub♫ > A2 : Dub Piernas♫ > B1 : Los Haces Tan DubVeteran recording engineer & producer Miguelito Superstar of Nación Funk Studios and Los Fulanos stuck around behind the boards after recording Fundación Tony Manero’s “Superficial” LP to assemble a selection of outta..
♫ > A1 : Nadando Con Itzel♫ > A2 : The Scene Over♫ > A3 : The End Scene♫ > B1 : Thank You, Friends♫ > B2 : Winter IslanderPrince of Queens aka Felipe Quiroz normally lends his talented musicianship on keys and bass to the live ensembles of Combo Chimbita and MAKU Soundsystem, but be..
♫ > A1 : Se Va Se Va♫ > A2 : Merecutek♫ > A3 : Cumbia Por Las Sombras (f/Hellatones & Sonidero Blues)♫ > B1 : Tropical Past and Future♫ > B2 : TecositaHailing from a futuristic landscape where gravel, glass and steel rub up against tropical traditions passed down to street-savvy..
♫ > A1 : Money Kill The Truth♫ > B1 : Fly Island '78♫ > B2 : Fly Island '85Names You Can Trust presents the debut release from the NY Hustlers, a new studio project from the label’s home base, featuring the producers and players from Greenwood Rhythm Coalition & Midnight Lab Band. For..
♫ > A1 : El Chanta♫ > A2 : El Tiburón De Ruben♫ > B1 : Monstro Come Güira♫ > B2 : La BañeraNames You Can Trust presents the debut release from Netherlands-based group Lola’s Dice, an ensemble that was born and battle-tested through years of punk and hard rock in the west of Amsterdam u..
♫ > A1. Part 1 – Bienvenida ♫ > A2. Part 2 – Descenso♫ > A3. Part 3 – Abra♫ > B1. Part 4 – Visions♫ > B2. Part 5 – Ofrenda♫ > B3. Part 6 – DividuaciónSince the release of their critically acclaimed debut album in 2013 on Names You Can Trust, La Mecánica Popular has quietly been con..
♫ > A1 : La Cosecha♫ > B1 : El CamotalPart of the next wave in the thriving Afro-Latin alternative scene of greater Los Angeles & The Inland Empire, El Santo Golpe's debut release on Names You Can Trust leaves its mark with a very personal fusion of Central American & Caribbean folklo..
♫ > A1 : Ron Con Limón♫ > B1 : La VeteranaA new catalyst in the growing scene of Afro-Latin independent music that has taken shape throughout Los Angeles and the Inland Empire, YANGA provides a unique version and interpretation on the evolution of Caribbean music and culture as experienced by..
♫ > A1 : Encendemos♫ > B1 : Solo Un PocoA new catalyst in the growing scene of Afro-Latin independent music that has taken shape throughout Los Angeles and the Inland Empire, YANGA provides a unique version and interpretation on the evolution of Caribbean music and culture as experienced by t..
♫ > 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 : Jewels Part One♫ > B1 : Jewels Part TwoBack in 2007 Names You Can Trust was launched with an EP from Greenwood Rhythm Coalition. For NYCT’s landmark 50th single release, the group returns, drawing on the same long-simmering stew of African, Caribbean and American funk and dancefloor ..
♫ > A1 : Sicario♫ > B1 : Uniendo PueblosOriginating from Lima, Peru - Sabor y Control has been holding the torch for classic salsa dura and descarga in their home country for the last 17+ years, churning out an unprecedented 7 studio albums and countless live shows and festivals. Led by saxop..
♫ > A1 : Dispara Ya♫ > B1 : Territorio y HonorPeru’s stalwart salseros Sabor y Control return to Names You Can Trust and the 45 format with a brand new pair of signature compositions from band leader and saxophonist Bruno Macher. Collaboratively recorded and produced with NYCT in Lima’s Barra..
♫ > 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 : Los Pallteados - El Palteado♫ > B1 : La Sonora Roza - AlkaliFrom a fascinating yet relatively undiscovered era of experimental music in Peru’s capital city Lima, this never before released split single features two of the foremost musical minds of modern day tropical, electronic and ..
♫ > 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..
♫ > 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 : Del Barrio Pal Barrio♫ > B1 : Cumbia De Los TaxistasLos Taxis is a new Names You Can Trust-produced project especially dedicated to the many neighborhoods and taxi operators linking the greater-NY area to the vast artists and culture of cumbia sonidera throughout Mexico. Featuring So..
♫ > 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 : The Donkey♫ > B1 : The Snake CharmerNames You Can Trust’s long-running Swing-A-Ling party in Brooklyn has become an epic warm weather celebration of all classic styles of Jamaican sound system music on vinyl. The party itself, set in the deepest crevices of BK’s Caribbean community, ..
♫ > A1 : Chaneque♫ > B1 : Niño Perdido feat. Carmelo TorresSonido Gallo Negro has been a mainstay of the current revival of tropical and psychedelic music throughout Central and South America since the first of their three albums was released in 2011. Hailing from Mexico City, a hub of cumbia..
♫ > A1 : Culebra Coral♫ > B1 : Contra TamborOne of the original catalysts of Latinx music in New York City, MAKU Soundsystem has been the connective tissue for several creative projects, bands and community roots for over a decade. As a group with a rotating membership, they’ve recorded multi..
♫ > A1 : Baba Roots♫ > B1 : 150 SecondsWhat more can be said about The Slackers? Having released over 20 albums and countless singles over a decades-spanning career that dates back to 1991, the New York City hometown heroes have managed to thrive both underground and internationally in the fi..
♫ > A1 : Algo Muy Profundo♫ > B1 : Something Deep Inside50 years ago, a young Panamanian singer by the name of Ralph Weeks, who a few years prior had cut his teeth in the US music landscape with the group Johnny & The Expressions, self-produced and independently released a record with an ..