Whether its Latinx electronics, mutant dembow, reggaeton or mind-altering Brazilian funk rhythms, we’ve picked 5 Latin DJ mixes which reflex the vibrancy of South America electronic music in 2020.
Nicola Cruz with Kimchi Records – Floresta
Featuring tracks by: The Mauskovic Dance Band, Matthew Herbert, Nsrd, Siti Muharam, Azu Tiwaline
Nicola Cruz has been at the forefront of fusing South American rhythms and electronic sounds for a fair few years now. His productions and DJ sets focus on traditional instruments like the marimba, the sampona, the charango and the situ flute. This is one of the best latin DJ mixes you’ll hear this year!
BADSISTA – Recognise
BADSISTA has been tearing up discos globally for the last few years. The sister from Sao Paulo takes a boundaryless approach to her DJ sets, often fusing Brazilian funk with heavier club sounds including trap and Gqom. This mix for DJ Mags brilliant “Recognise” series is a high octane percussive, club ready beast. Enjoy!
Featuring tracks by: NÍDIA ‘17 03 2020’ / DJ DR ‘Risadão Automotivo’ / Lechuga Zafiro ‘Corazón Negro del Río de la Plata / Sizzla ‘Buss The Crowd’
La Favi & Dinamarca – Crack Magazine
Featuring tracks by: La Favi & Dinamarca – Te Buscé / Dinamarca – Tom’s Diet / La Favi & Dinamarca – Peces / Rockell – In A Dream
Dinamarca is a Swedish based DJ/producer who runs the brilliant Staycore record label. On this mix for the excellent Crack Magazine mix series, he teams up with artist La Favi who ads lush vocals to this wonderfully blissed out latin DJ mix. Expect dreamy pop, latin rhythms and warm analogue synths.
Debit – Dummy Mix 598
Don Omar – Anda Sola Tokyo (Antonio Colaña 2019 Remix) / Objekt – 35 / TSVI – Labyrinth / ZutZut – Te Chupo Todo / Alan Rosales – Estoy enamorado de tu culo
Debit is a mexican born New Yorker who operates in the world of mutant dembow and dark club music. She is part of the new wave of latin producers who are at the forefront of the innovative south american electronic music scene.
This mix for the fantastic Dummy Magazine mix series see’s her blend low slung reggaeton with dancehall rhythms. Its a sleazy affair and sounds great turned up loud.
Valesuchi – RA.728
Featuring tracks by: Xiao Quan – Lazi / Masot Quijada – Kappa Luzz / Luca Duran – Body Mechanics / Extradisciplinar – Tranmis
Chilean DJ Valesuchi turns in a corker for the ever reliable RA mix series.
This mix takes in dirty electro, leftfield techno and hazy house, while making brief excursions into ballroom and dub. The perfect end to our favourite Latin DJ mixes of 2020.