Salsa Cubana

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Líderes: Timbero y whereonearth
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Creado el: 14 Ene 2006
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Timba geeks, unite!...

"The newest and most controversial music out of Cuba, Timba is like salsa on steroids. It incorporates influences from Brazilian music, R&B, hip-hop and salsa. Note the different roles the piano and bass play. Just [a few] samples do not do justice to this anything-goes genre."_____________(Bill Wolfer, Mamborama)

Unfortunately, a few samples are pretty much what we have to go by within last.fm, as few timba artists are streamable. We've put together a streamable playlist, which is mostly-but-not-strictly timba, for reasons of streamability.

Our custom radio is probably a bit more interesting. Please visit the forum if you have questions or suggestions about it.

Finally, for the addicts out there, you might want to try listening by Artist Radio. Any of our linked artists will serve up a pretty decent selection, although my own experiments yielded the highest percentage of timba when listening to Music Like Maikel Blanco. If any of you have any other suggestions, please let me know!



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  • SalomaZ

    lembranças de Bielo-Rússia!))

    18 Ene 2011 Responder
  • Torzonborz100

    Hallo? Anybody hooome?

    7 Feb 2010 Responder
  • kashasu

    Radio shutdown: Mediamaster, the site hosting Timba Radio, has been struggling of late and they've decided that they would shut down. So, very soon no more custom radio :( But in the 14 or so months we had it, it was a tremendous success, with over 22,000 songs listened to. Thanks to those who sent us mails, and I'll keep my eyes open for another place.

    7 Feb 2009 Responder
  • ifmusicbe

    Hi everybody! Glad I found this group, as I've for a long time am in love w/ Cuban salsa - even written about it, from its African, son roots up etc. But time doesn't stand still, and since I have a lot of other things to keep an eye at, I am curious to learn from you, which Cuban groups in the genre you consider the top today.

    29 Ene 2009 Responder
  • senioraparsley

    Amado Mio!:*

    19 Nov 2008 Responder
  • KlasW

    I've searched for music like Calle Real and it turned out quite well. Not only timba but OK anyway

    7 Nov 2008 Responder
  • whereonearth

    Glad you like, PJ! When this group started out there was hardly any streamable timba at all, on last.fm or anywhere, really. It's come a long way since then!

    11 Sep 2008 Responder
  • JPdrumming

    I love this group . . . thanks everyone for contributing and putting all this music in one place.

    30 Ago 2008 Responder
  • SirAlecHendrix

    hi everybody from mallorca.

    23 Jul 2008 Responder
  • gypsy_eyes1982

    http://www.last.fm/event/629410

    22 May 2008 Responder
  • whereonearth

    Some weeks are worse than others and that one was especially bad, as is this one (Sept. 30). I think it's time to get creative.

    4 Oct 2007 Responder
  • kashasu

    Isn't it kinda strange that on the list of top artists (Sept 9)there's only one group of salsa cubana and no song that could be labelled as such?

    15 Sep 2007 Responder
  • Soulsa

    Hello from NY! My name's Alberto and I'm new here at Last FM! I'm a latin musician and play in a band named SOULSA. Our sound is a mix of classic salsa, Latin percussion and rock! If you have a min, drop by and check out our songs! Take care Salseros!

    27 Ago 2007 Responder
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