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¡Un Saludo! An Audiovisual Conversation on Movement, Technology, and Memory in Cumbia

Cumbia sonidera is Mexico’s bass-heavy, sound-system reinterpretation of music originally emanating from the Colombian northwest. During performances, the sonideros (DJs) mix songs and get on the mic to recite fans’ dedications to people and places. These shout-outs (called saludos) trace … Continue reading

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