Tagged: J-Wow


FEATURE: Tribal Guarachero: Mexican Teens & Aztec History

Erick Rincon is only 16 years old. Level-headed and soft-spoken, the teenager radiates preternatural calm as he and some of his friends fold into a tiny studio in the back of his parents’ Monterrey, Mexico … read more »

POSTED October 13, 2010 11:29AM IN FEATURES Comments (9) TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Premiere: J-Wow’s FADER Mix MP3

As ever, we are talking about the fearless Buraka Som Sistema producer/DJ from Lisbon, not the excessively tanned Jerz chica now famous for being a prominent member of the leisure-class-with-a-hurricane-glass. Our J-Wow was here first! … read more »

POSTED October 13, 2010 10:30AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (5) TAGS: , , ,

Premiere: Buraka Som Sistema’s J-WOW & Toy Selectah, “Mo’chaxo” MP3

In yesterday’s Ghetto Palms column, Eddie Stats had a very interesting conversation with Ghetto Bassquake purveyors Vamanos and Chief Boima about the direction of tropical music—and what “tropical” even means. Said Vamanos: “To me, it’s … read more »

POSTED August 26, 2010 1:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,

Copenhagen Raves: Julianne at Distortion Festival, Day 2

According to “Human Infomail,” the Distortion Festival newsletter, yesterday’s activities in the Nørrebro neighborhood produced a “body count” of nearly 30,000 people, packed in what seemed to be a six block radius. “Body count” is … read more »

POSTED June 4, 2010 3:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , ,

Video Premiere: J-Wow, “O Dedo”

After Buraka Som Sistema dropped their insane hypercolor “Buffalo Stance” oscilloscope, it’s a cool flip to see something a little lower-fidelity from that camp. For his whipping, chirpy club track “O Dedo,” BSS beat-magician J-Wow‘s … read more »

POSTED May 25, 2010 3:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,
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J-Wow of Buraka Som Sistema’s Wow Music Mixtape + “Klang” Video

Miraculously, this mix includes the loop from Timbaland (and Magoo!)’s “Indian Flute,” a longtime FADER staff favorite. That = mandatory posting. It also includes Vampire Weekend, Beyonce, Zomby, Roska and Amanda Blank. My, how the … read more »

POSTED March 31, 2010 12:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,

Ghetto Palms 92: Video Palms: 77Klash / J-Wow / Crookers / Poirier / Face T

Welcome to the Videodrome. Today it is a moving pixels edition of Ghetto Palms, featuring 3 new videos (and one audio-stream) from some of my favorite recurring characters. I estimate that each clip has about … read more »

POSTED March 12, 2010 10:26AM IN GHETTO PALMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , ,