CHECKPOINT GUANABANA

CHECKPOINT GUANABANA

 Berlin / Bogotá, Berlin, DEU
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COLOMBIAN MEETS BERLIN! - The live & funk experience of electropical-

Music project founded by Alejo Marulanda & Hermano Simón, 2 Colombian-Berliners that together with some of the most representative musicians of the Berlin´s Latin-scene are putting their twist on this musical explosion, creating Afro-Latin rhythms combined with powerfunk, rock, hip hop and one of their most important influences: The Electronica from Berlin, their headquarter.

Band Press

Checkpoint Guanabana returns with "Maria Majao" – GENERATION BASS

GENERATION BASS: "I can only imagine a very promising future for the band if they continue releasing exciting music like they have been..."

SEE MORE HERE:
http://www.generationbass.com/checkpoint-guanabana-returns-with-maria-majao-new-video/

Meet Checkpoint Guanabana: Colombian vacilón straight outta Berlin – REMEZCLA

REMEZCLA: "You should listen to Checkpoint Guanabana because… just Bomba Estereo is not enough..."

SEE MORE HERE:
http://music.remezcla.com/2013/latin/meet-checkpoint-guanabana-colombian-vacilon-straight-outta-berlin/

Checkpoint Guanabana Cumbiafies the Deutschland in “Merecumbé” Video – REMEZCLA

REMEZCLA: "The Berlin-based quintet... definitely imprint its own funky flavor into the mix. The extreme contrast between the tropical vibes and the Deutsche backdrop takes care the rest."

SEE MORE HERE:
http://remezcla.com/releases/checkpoint-guanabana-cumbiafy-deutschland-merecumbe-video/

CHECKPOINT GUANABANA & H. Simón, between the 100 colombian people of the year – Periódico EL TIEMPO Colombia

"Lo cierto es que en buena parte por cuenta de lo que ha logrado con su grupo, Simón Cabezas fue elegido como uno de los 100 colombianos más sobresalientes en el mundo en 2014, y condecorado como tal por la Presidencia de la República y la Cámara de Comercio."

SEE MORE HERE:
http://www.eltiempo.com/carrusel/entrevista-con-simon-cabezas/14878659

Yes, it´s time for live bands again – GENERATION BASS

GENERATION BASS: "A band which I wanted to blog as soon as possible anyway is the Berlin based electronic AfroLatin-funk band Checkpoint Guanabana (...) Now they are back with a fantastic new single Merecumbe, which is a unique, almost unlikely fusion of funky Latin percussion, melodic guitars and the Berlinesque groove of deep techno".

Checkpoint Guanabana -Maria Majao- – TROPICAL BASS

TROPICAL BASS: "the guys who keep pushing the genre to the next level, and most important, keeping the organic approach to the cumbia fusion..."

SEE MORE HERE:
http://www.tropicalbass.com/2013/04/checkpoint-guanabana-maria-majao/

Checkpoint Guanabana´s "Maria Majao" – REMEZCLA

REMEZCLA: "the new ambassadors in Germany of the Colombian electrovacilón..."

SEE MORE HERE:
http://music.remezcla.com/2013/latin/video-checkpoint-guanabanas-maria-majao/

Checkpoint Guanabana: Afro-TechFunk made in Berlin by colombian artists – BLASTRO2 Austin-Texas

BLASTRO2 Austin-Texas: "Merengue Super Funk with hypnotizing presence..."

SEE MORE HERE:
http://blastro2.com/checkpoint-guanabana/

Checkpoint Guanabana returns with "Maria Majao" – GENERATION BASS

GENERATION BASS: "I can only imagine a very promising future for the band if they continue releasing exciting music like they have been..."

SEE MORE HERE:
http://www.generationbass.com/checkpoint-guanabana-returns-with-maria-majao-new-video/

Checkpoint Guanabana - Check the Beat – TROPICAL BASS

TROPICAL BASS: "Checkpoint Guanabana have brought this recipe to Germany where Colombia’s and Latinoamerica’s rich music has been mixed with the music Berlin is famous for cooking up, Techno and House..."

SEE MORE HERE:
http://www.tropicalbass.com/2013/01/checkpoint-guanabana-check-the-beat/

Checkpoint Guanabana – PEPPERSOUL COLOMBIA

PEPPERSOUL COLOMBIA: "Impregnan a la capital del muro con lo mejor de los ritmos afrolatinos combinados con beats electrónicos y power funk..."

SEE MORE HERE:
http://www.peppersoul.com/musica/checkpoint-guanabana.html

Cumbia sobre el muro – CUMBIA, PODER & PORRO

CUMBIA PODER Y PORRO: "Colombianos-berlineses que impregnan a la capital del muro con lo mejor de los ritmos afrolatinos combinados con beats electrónicos y power funk: Afro Tech-Funk!"

SEE MORE HERE:
http://cumbiapoder.blogspot.de/2013/03/cumbia-sobre-el-muro.html

Sexxy Saturday Cumbia - Progress – GENERATION BASS

GENERATION BASS: "Here is a very cool video of a band called Checkpoint Guanabana residing in Berlin... I expect to hear and see more of them in the near future as they blow up..."

SEE MORE HERE:
http://www.generationbass.com/2012/12/01/sexxy-saturday-cumbia-progress/