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Havana Cultura: ¡Súbelo, Cuba!

Brownswood Recordings
Havana Cultura: ¡Súbelo, Cuba!
After years of relative isolation, Cubans now have easier access to the internet. Something the artists on this compilation curated by Gilles Peterson and Cuban DJ Jigue haven’t wasted looking at cat GIFs, instead seeking out global electronic sounds like kuduro, hip-hop, techno and UK funky to give the island’s traditional rhythms an intoxicating 21st Century twist.