Rough Guide to Colombian Street Party

Various Artists
Track 3: retroViSOR: La Mecánica
Label: World Music Network

Colombia, Latin America's only country with both Pacific and Atlantic coastlines, boasts vibrant traditional and contemporary music scenes, whether mestizo, African, European or Indian. Colombians also know how to party! The Rough Guide To Colombian Street Party is a snapshot of the parties, mixing the obscure with the obvious, the newest with the oldest, from ancient Indian flute music to the latest reggaeton. Dance like there's no mañana!