DJ Lubi Presents: Salsa Dura

A 13 track salsa album (1h 7m 32s) — released April 13th 2009 on Freestyle Records

One of the UK's first and best known salsa DJs, Lubi Jovanovic, has kept ahead of the pack by always taking note of new Latin musical genres that have evolved over the years without losing sight of the classic sounds from the past. "Salsa Dura", or ''hard salsa'' when directly translated from Spanish, is Freestyle Records' first pure salsa CD compilation and its a killer! DJ Lubi has chosen 13 of the hardest hitting contemporary salsa tracks from across the globe, many of which are featured in his sets worldwide! Some are popular hits on the salsa scene, such as La Excelencia's 'La Lucha'. Others have never been released before, like the Santiago All Stars from Chile, whose 'No Cuentes' is a Freestyle Records exclusive! Most of the artists are from the US but there are also bands from Colombia (La-33), Holland (Our Latin Groove, Doble Jugada), Venezuela (Cheo Linares) and the UK (Snowboy). This compilation covers the full spectrum of salsa - from instrumental mambo flavour to Cuban rumba, retro sounding 1960s and 1970s tributes to contemporary sounds. As the saying goes,''all killers, no fillers'' Whether you are a salsa aficionado, a DJ, dancer or newcomer to the music, we guarantee that "DJ Lubi Presents: Salsa Dura" will have something on it to make you smile! Just stick the CD in the player, press play and enjoy!

Hey Lubi..just got the Cd and its great! - Nelson Rodriguez Latin beat Magazine

Salsa Dura, it's absolutely 'smokin' and without doubt, the best compilation of it's type - DJ David Blackmore Salsa-Amor Club

Hard salsa jams selected by DJ Lubi, who has put together hot set that's steeped heavily in traditional style -- killer stuff from pure NYC salsa, to faithful and feverish jams the west coast, to the UK, Venezuela, Colombia and beyond! Most of these numbers here are from the 70s Fania school of feverish salsa, with a few legends and younger groups that truly generate the proper heat - Dusty Groove America

Salsa Dura....heavyweight dance floor fodder from Maestro DJ Lubi, perfect Salsology tackle! - Emma Moore Salsology

this compilation is smoking!!! On my playlist for the next Soulsa/Barrio Latino party - Mr Boogie Soulsa Productions

"a solid, hard hitting CD, I am definitely recommending DJs to add their collections, sharpish!!" - Mel C Salsa Central

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