Sonic Tomfoolery and Rhythmic Savvy From Systema Solar

Sonic Tomfoolery and Rhythmic Savvy From Systema Solar

Grooves matter most on “Rumbo a Tierra,” by the Colombian collective Systema Solar, and they’re magnificent grooves. Systema Solar comes from Barranquilla, a major port city on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, and its music makes connections to the sound-system D.J....
Review: Systema Solar, ‘Rumbo A Tierra’

Review: Systema Solar, ‘Rumbo A Tierra’

From the land between Colombia’s Caribbean coast and the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Systema Solar is a collective with a strong visual sensibility and a heavy new Afro-Caribbean sound. Mixing sounds like champeta, bullerengue, hip-hop and electronic beats, Systema...