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New single DCN now out! Featured in Irie Magazine July 2018 issue

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DCN – new single now out! Thanks Irie Magazinefor the release feature in their July 2018 issue covering Protoje !

DCN http://soundcloud.com/razteria/dcn
on iTunes ! https://itunes.apple.com/album/id1411648732?ls=1&app=itunes

“D C N” (Despierta Cada Noche), in Spanish, is an uplifting song about insomnia, featuring EDY (Bolivia), Rich D Lion (Honduras / England) & youth from Enseñarte (Bolivian non-profit). Jayme Arredondo (drums for Don Carlos, Jamaican reggae band) co-wrote the music and Matias Martyn (Univerzoo / Churupaca, Argentina) added sound effects.

D C N (Despierta Cada Noche)
By Razteria featuring EDY & Rich D Lion & Enseñarte youth

Credits
Music – Razteria & Jayme Arredondo
Lyrics – Razteria, EDY & Rich D Lion
Production/recording/editing/arrangement/mix – Razteria
Live drums – Jayme Arredondo
Beat, synths – Razteria
Additional sound efx – Matias Martyn (Univerzoo)
Mastered – TrakWorx

Art by Dické @dicktowers69 (IG)
Face art by Cacaio Tavares
Graphic design Razteria

Recorded at Truffula Oak Studio & Enseñarte (Performing Life – Bolivia)

 

Day 10! Reminder to vote! http://jlsc.com/vote for “Once Again” in the World category

Day 10! Reminder to vote! http://jlsc.com/vote for “Once Again” in the World category. We are 1/3 of the way through! Thank you so much for your support :)

Today we go into greater depth about our experience in Bolivia, working with the youth of Performing Life International – Fundacion EnseñARTE Bolivia – NGO which provides opportunities in the artes for kids from disadvantaged backgrounds. https://www.youtube.com/user/PerformingLifeBo

Being Bolivian I really should know more about the traditional dances.. Caporales – is one of the most popular – but many people likely don’t know that its inspired by the slave master “Caporal”…

‘Caporal’ was the overseer of the black slaves in the Yungas region – was usually mixed race, wore boots and held a whip (I think this mimiced by the hankerchief?).

This dance is characteristic of Saya music which originated in Bolivia originated in Yungas where the one of the only Afro-bolivian community exists in Tocana. While only 1% of the population they have profoundly influenced traditional Bolivian dance and music.

https://soundcloud.com/…/episodio-8-la-vida-de-antes-afrobo…

https://afrodescendant.wordpress.com/…/podcast-episodio-8-…/

http://www.educa.com.bo/danzas/saya

While we were in the Yungas with Rahman Jamaal Mc we were a few hours hike through the jungle to the community of Tocana. But fate would have it we spent the day in the community hospital of Coroico 😉 … to be continued