There are at least two artists named Roberto Rodriguez: 1. A Finnish deep house techno artist. 2. A Jewish Cuban musician with several releases on John Zorn's Tzadik label. The techno artist named Roberto Rodriguez was born in Helsinki 1975.
Started making music in 1987 with his Commodore Amiga 500. Inspired by the "new" crazy music called "Acid House". Started Deejaying in 1992 by playing in various warehouse partys. By 1994 he had become a master of the four-track "tracker" software Pro-Tracker.
DJ Babu (born Chris Oroc) is a Filipino-American DJ and is a member of a crew of DJs called the Beat Junkies, a group which includes others such as Melo D, DJ Rhettmatic, and J-Rocc. DJ Babu introduced the title "Turntablist" in order to differentiate what he was doing (scratching vinyl records) from more conventional aspects of DJ-ing. He is a member of the hip-hop group Dilated Peoples, along with Rakaa and Evidence.
Edward Currelly, aka Eddie C, is a Canadian DJ and renowned slo-mo/disco/edits producer who has been making and playing music for the masses since the early 90s. He saw his first official releases in 2009; his debut LP, Parts Unknown, came out in Spring 2011 on the Endless Flight label. Eddie C also runs the 7 Inches of Love imprint with fellow Canadian disco-head The Mole.
Eliades Ochoa (born 22 June 1946) is a Cuban guitarist and singer from Loma de la Avispa, Songo La Maya in the east of the country near Santiago de Cuba. He began playing the guitar when he was six and in 1978 he was invited to join Cuarteto Patria as its leader, a group founded in 1939. Although he looks like a guajiro, and he still wears his trademark cowboy hat, his roots are in the son, and he only agreed to take on the role of leader if he was allowed to introduced new elements to the repertoire.
Snowboy (aka Mark Cotgrove) is a UK-based Afro Cuban percussionist, bandleader, DJ, music critic, journalist and music promoter. Featured in the Who's Who of Latin American Music, Snowboy has released 11 albums and 17 singles in a career that spans over 15 years and has taken him and his authentic Afro-Cuban sound to concert stages all over the world. Snowboy with his band The Latin Section, comprising the cream of the UK's Latin Jazz musicians, carries the torch with their authentic Latin Jazz style.
Los Van Van is a Cuban band led by bassist Juan Formell, and is considered to be one of Cuba's major timba acts, while Juan Formell has arguably become the most important figure in contemporary Cuban music.
In 1967, Formell became musical director of Elio Reve's charanga orchestra. He reformatted the group into Changui '68, and then founded his own group, Los Van Van, on December 4, 1969. Musical style
Ana Carolina Souza (born September 9, 1974 in Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais) is a Brazillian singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. While still a teenager, she started performing in local bars. Wishing to become a professional singer, she moved to Rio de Janeiro, leaving her studies in literature. After a gig at Mistura Fina she met Luciana de Moraes and two weeks later signed a contract with BMG.
A mediados del 2009 el FRENTE CUMBIERO invitó a Bogotá al legendario productor de Dub Mad Professor, como parte del proyecto Incubator del British Council, con el objetivo de realizar un encuentro sonoro entre la Cumbia y el Dub. Durante 3 días y bajo la orientación de Mad Professor y su hijo Joe Ariwa, se grabaron en los estudios de la Facultad de Artes de la Universidad Javeriana varios temas para ser tratados bajo la estética del Dub.
Thirsty Merc is an Australian rock band formed in 2002 in Sydney, Australia. The band consists of Rai Thistlethwayte (vocals/guitar/keyboards), Phil Stack (bass guitar), Karl Robertson (drums), and Matt Smith (guitarist). Thirsty Merc have released one EP entitled First Work, and 3 studio albums; Thirsty Merc, Slideshows, and Mousetrap Heart. The band has sold over 200,000 albums, has toured extensively around Australia, and have received heavy airplay in Australia on an impressive number of songs.