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Lankino is an urban latin musician based in Auckland, New Zealand, often assosiated with popularizing the genre in the region. Teaming up with fellow-musician and producer Melodiko, the duo will soon be releasing what is going to be the first-ever urban latin album written and produced in New Zealand. Compiling several urban genres, fusing both traditional and contemporary styles, "The Grand Unification Vol.1" is expected to deliver more of the familiar reggaeton sound associated with the duo, whilst appealing to hip hop and reggae/roots cirlces as well.

While keeping hips swinging to their signature latin rhythms, Lankino and Melodiko also venture to address controversial political issues in some of their more sombre numbers. Drawing parallels between Lusophone Asia and Latin America, the pair flow across vocal styles and comfortably delievers both in Spanish and English.

Since the rise of reggaeton and latin urban music, Lankino who was already fusing hip hop with traditional latin american sounds, ended up linking with Cuba's formidable underground music machine Trespeso Music with urban music maestro Kiki Pro, along with Goblin Records' Tony Trauma.

Lankino's first single "A la E Mama" with Tony Trauma and Regghetto was released in early 2010 and is featured in Polaris Media/Trespeso Music documentary film "Surfing with the Enemy" http://surfingwiththeenemy.wordpress.com/ by Venice the Menace from Venice Beach, California.

His second single "Somos de la calle" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Im1pMGESeqo (flimed entirely in El Cobre, Santiago de Cuba), made its way to C4, Triangle TV/Stratos Network Australia and New Zealand. A moombahcore remix by the Auckland dubstep duo Steezie Wonder & Riotboy [ Riotboy ] is also featured in the Grand Unification.

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Music from pre-Revolution Iran! Rare gem I unearthed from the murky depths of the inter web.

#Iran #Soul #Raga #Psy #Funk #Fusion #India #Eastern
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTOokLeFPE4&index=3&list=PLC11AEE49240B1758&spfreload=10
Various Artists - Pomegranates - Persian Pop, Funk, Folk and Psych of the 60s and 70s http://www.youtube.com/playlist?p=PLC11AEE49240B1758 http://www.youtube...
Hindu Kush ~ The Gateway to India. Another little audio doodle made with Logic X Pro. https://soundcloud.com/lankino/hindu-kush

#Hindu #Kush #India #Om #Funk #Soul #Retro #70s
https://soundcloud.com/lankino/hindu-kush
May the Supreme Consciousness reveal the heights of divine ecstasy!
Friday with the other Sri Lankan troubemaker :) It's been a great week. Have a great weekend! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9AKH16--VE #MIA #trouble
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9AKH16--VE
DIRECTED BY MIA DBT MATANGI http://www.miauk.com https://soundcloud.com/miauk https://twitter.com/MIAuniverse http://instagram.com/miamatangi Artist: M.I.A. ...
Congratulations to all the winners last night at the New Zealand Music Awards! Very happy for Lorde! #NewZealand #Music #Awards
Snouvla, baby! https://soundcloud.com/lankino/snouvla-nova-soul Just add caipirinha and enjoy! #soul
https://soundcloud.com/lankino/snouvla-nova-soul
Bossa Nova and Soul. Nova Soul, or "Snouvla" Just add caipirinha and enjoy! I am working on a music documentary, watch the trailers on www.yoube.com/lankinomusic and subscribe! Keep in touch! Peace!
More from the studio ... My boy Bronz did this little remix jam the other day. https://soundcloud.com/sasivi/ambarasariya-remix-prod-by-bronz #Indian #Ethnic #SouthAsian
https://soundcloud.com/sasivi/ambarasariya-remix-prod-by-bronz
For my Indian friends :)
To Serve & Protect ... The elite and their interests.
 #Ferguson #FergusonDecison
Watch The Grand Unification ~ The Documentary trailers here www.youtube.com/lankinomusic 
#Auckland
Wrapping up The Documentary. Watch the trailers here http://www.youtube.com/lankinomusic  

#Auckland #Colombo #Kandy

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