New Video! Makala “Unexpected Tapas” DJ Tour 2012

After a long DJ tour during 2012 year, here are some footages of parties, gigs & more, made it in some cities like Amsterdam, New York, Paris, London, Barcelona, Berlin, Oostende, Brugge, ….
Soon a complete video report of Makala’s “Unexpected Tapas” DJ Tour 2012. Stay tuned!


SOAS Radio London – Movimientos: Makala Special

2012-10-24 / SOAS Radio London

Movimientos: Makala Special

Influential Basque Country producer, musician and DJ Makala joins Cal in the studio. Makala discusses the evolution of the new Rumba and Latin music scene in Spain touching on his involvement in key labels Novophonic, Hi-Top and now with the 2010 release of his album ‘Unexpected Tapas’ on the Lovemonk imprint. With a selection of tunes from those labels, plus plenty of Makala’s own productions, edits and remixes and some brand new tunes – expect everything from the funkiest Rumba sounds to Cumbia, Ska, Swing Jazz and Brazilian beats.


Makala – Bacalao A Pi Pi (Lovemonk Records)
Ojos De Brujo – Ventilaor R-80 (Makala Remix)
Makala – Happy Sound (Lovemonk Records)
Los Amaya – Que Mala Suerte (Makala rework)
Arrels de Gracia – La Moto (Makala rework)
Getrudis – Mundo Uaka (Txarly Brown remix)
Makala – Friendly Fire (Smakalites Original Version)
Axel Krygier – Echale Semilla (Hi Top Records)
Gecko Turner – Cuanta Suerte (Lovemonk Records)
Wara – Pretty Cliche (Makala Remix) (Movimientos Records)
Agencia Sonora – Cumbia Jungla (Urban World Records)
DJ Farrapo & Yanez – Pirasamba (Makala remix) (Agogo Records)

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Makala in Electro Swing Club at The Book Club, London


Saturday 16th June | 20:00 – 2:00
The Book Club, 100 Leonard Street – Shoreditch (London)
£5 before 10 £10 afters

We have a cracker thanks to the beggining of festival season. Storming night of jumpiness please come !


The petits muppets of the retro remix, throwing everything from Blues to Boogaloo in the mix and managing to be one of the jumpinest acts in our world .

DJ MAKALA (Espania)
Another first the first Spanish Genius Vintage reworker , specialising in Boogalooo and more he is very very welcome.

DJ SPRY BRY (Canada)
All the way from Vancouver Canada and a first in ES club from this place, Spry runs Electro Swing Clubs from the US to Alaska and has a whole new angle on this amazing

Plus our house regulars, video, etc
Plus much more
Headphone Disco Upstairs with Auntie Maureen and more playing the sounds of the Vintage times

* This was the first electro swing club in the World , we never have a dress code , but anything that remixes 1920 to 1950 is good for us

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DJ Makala in Movimientos Party | Passing Clouds, London


Friday 15th June 2012 – Movimientos Party @ Passing Clouds

Swinging Latin, Brazilian and Tropical music and culture over two floors with the return of Movimientos live favourites Wara – launching their ‘Pretty Cliche’ remix EP with the help of one of the remixers special guest DJ Makala and new band with members of both Wara and Jardares Por Fuera – Mamanallora!

Live acts:
Wara (live) + Mamanollora (live)

Special guest from Spain DJ Makala (Lovemonk)
DJ Cal Jader

Larissa + Mozhez + Alquimix

+ Documentary film screening: ‘Cartas Para Angola‘ presented by Sounds and Colours

£5 b4 10 / £8 after

Friday 15th June
@ Passing Clouds
1 Richmond Road, E8 4AA
Train: Dalston Kingsland / Junction

Movimientos celebrates the remix EP release of Wara’s ‘Pretty Cliche’, a live favourite and as one of the first tracks ever to blend Cumbia with Cuban Timba and Hip Hop – a true Latin-London style mash up!! For the release launch party at Passing Clouds Wara return to the live stage for the first time in over 7 months plus we welcome special guest from the Basque country in Spain and one of the remixers DJ Makala who joins Movimientos’ DJ Cal Jader on the decks for a all things Latin, Tropical and funky.

Also on the live set new band MamaNollora featuring members of Wara and other Movimientos favourites Jardares Por Fuera who play a happy fusion of Reggae, Latin Funk, Rumba with a bit of Ska, Swing and Drum and Bass. Plus upstairs Udgrudi host a seriously funky eclectic Brazilian themed affair with anything from tropicalia to samba, reggae, funk and latin beats with DJs Larissa and guests Mozhev and Alquimix. And early on upstairs Sounds and Colours present a screening of the film ‘Cartas Para Angola‘ an exploration of identity and an insight into the similarities and differences between people from Brazil, Angola and Portugal.

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Makala presents “Unexpected Tapas Tour 2012” Powered by Bench

Makala presents “Unexpected Tapas Dj Tour” Powered by BENCH

2012ko Udaberrian hasiko du Makalak bere “Unexpected Tapas Dj Tour” bira berria, besteak beste Amsterdam, New York, Paris, London, Madril, Bartzelona, Berlin, Belgium,… eta noski Donosti, Bilbao, Gasteiz eta Iruñean.

Makala arranca a partir de la primavera del 2012, su “Unexpected Tapas Dj Tour”, donde pinchará por varias ciudades como Amsterdam, New York, Paris, London, Madrid, Barcelona, Berlin, Belgium,… y por supuesto en San Sebastián, Bilbao, Vitoria y Pamplona.

Now on Spring 2012, Makala strikes again with his “Unexpected Tapas Dj Tour”, he will be playing in cities as Amsterdam, New York, Paris, London, Madrid, Barcelona, Berlin, Belgium,… and of course in basque cities as San Sebastián, Bilbao, Vitoria & Pamplona. Stay tuned!

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