Various - Nu Yorica! Culture Clash In NYC: Experiments In Latin Music 1970-77
This is the 20th anniversary 2015 expanded edition of one of Soul Jazz Records earliest definitive releases: ‰Û÷Nu Yorica: Culture Clash In New York City‰۪, a stunning and groundbreaking collection of music, bringing together Latin, Soul, Jazz, Funk and more from the melting pot of New York City in the 1970s.
Out-of-print for more than ten years, this new edition has been fully digitally remastered with new tracks, additional photography and is released as a deluxe 2CD pack with large outsize booklet, as well as a new edition of two super-loud super-heavy separate volumes of double vinyl. The album is also available for the first time as a worldwide digital release.
‰Û÷Nu Yorica!‰۪ is one of Soul Jazz Records most critically acclaimed albums of all time.åÊ
The album features seminal Latin artists such as Eddie Palmieri, Joe Bataan, Machito, Ocho, Grupo Folklorico, Cortijo, Ricardo Marrero, Cachao and many more.åÊ
‰ÛÏA brilliant introduction to some of the most energising & misunderstoodåÊmusic ever‰ - The Wire‰ÛÏA truly inspired selection. If ever a CD was worth buying, this is it‰ - The Guardian (CD Of The Week)
‰ÛÏA percussive colossus. Mighty and frightening.‰ - Q
‰ÛÏFrom gritty funk to free-form experimentation, Soul Jazz‰۪s selection of Latin-influenced dance music is sterling‰ - The Face‰ÛÏThis music has influenced everything from Salsoul Disco to the Masters at Work‰ - DJ
‰ÛÏAn excellent document of a key phase in musical history. Every single one of these tracks is superb. An absolute f***ing blinder‰ - Echoes