And here's part two! Enjoy.
Presidente “Live Sushi” — Chuca Chuca
(Entorno) [Modernly vintage sounds coming from Venezuela.
La Mecánica Popular “Guajiro” — La Mecánica Popular
(Names You Can Trust) [Psychedelic salsa direct from Brooklyn. Enough said.
Omar Souleyman “Ya Yumma” — Wenu Wenu
(Ribbon Music) [Syrian singer who's been making the rounds all over these days.
Los Macuanos “Iglesia de San Miguel Canoa” — El Origen
(Nacional) [Tijuana-based musicians pushing the new ruidoson sound.
Violeta Vil “Tormentas (Sonrisas)” — Lápidas y Cocoteros
(Young Cubs) [Dark and lovely music from Violeta, an artist to keep watch on.
Elastic Bond “Pierdo El Control” — Real
(Nacional) [Miami-based group with a wide range of sounds in their music, another group to watch on in 2014.
Femi Kuti “No Place For My Dream” — No Place For My Dream
(Wrasse) [Grammy-nominated goodness from the Kuti family.
William Onyeabor “Heaven And Hell (Radio Edit)” — Who Is William Onyeabor?
(Luaka Bop) [I love these types of releases. This one compiles all of William Onyeabor's now hard-to-find music.
Los Amigos Invisibles “Río Porque No Fue Un Sueño” — Repeat After Me
(Nacional) [Very popular Latin rockers with a new record on some cool disco-esque vibes.
Abida Parveen “Menda Dil Ranjhan Rawal Mange” — Menda Dil Ranjhan Rawal Mange - Single (Independent) [No clear link for this amazing piece of work unfortunately.]