Fania Records

Willie Colon

Calentura DJ/producer Jose Marquez remixes Willie Colón’s classic “Aguanile”

Legendary Latin label Fania Records has a long history of hard-hitting dance music, having pioneered salsa, boogaloo, and Latin funk throughout the ’60s…

December 18th, 2015 | | Tracks

Issue 49

Eddie Palmieri / Lowrider Oldies / Fania & Alegre All-Stars / Cal Tjader / Harlem River Drive / Speed Records

November 15th, 2011 | | Wax Poetics Magazine
Wax Poetics Radio 001 w/ Miles Perlich

Latin music and rare groove mixtape with Miles Perlich

Los Angeles DJ and musician Miles Perlich kicks off our official debut of Wax Poetics Radio podcasts. You can catch Perlich’s United Groove broadcasts on L.A.’s KJAZZ 88.1 FM every Saturday from 10 PM to 12 midnight or at

July 26th, 2011 | | Mixtape
Bobby Paunetto

Bobby Paunetto

Just a couple months after we finished working on the reissue of his funky Latin jazz masterpiece, Bobby Vince Paunetto…

August 11th, 2010 | | In Memoriam

Protected: Fania

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March 30th, 2010 | | Case Study

Wax Poetics Anthology

In response to the high demand for the publication’s elusive back issues, the Wax Poetics Anthology Volume 1 serves as the answer to every collector’s dream. Wax Poetics has compiled their favorite articles from Issues 1 through 5 and are giving them new life via this full-color, hardbound edition. By enhancing past editions by means of new illustrations, photographs, and an appendix of discographies, both dedicated followers and music fans formerly unaware of the magazine’s presence will be able to appreciate this comprehensive collection of insightful articles. From jazz and hip-hop heavyweights to soul and funk session musicians, the Wax Poetics Anthology delivers an eclectic blend of quality journalism and musical history.

September 18th, 2007 | | Wax Poetics Books
Issue 19

Issue 19

Joe Bataan is a New York legend in salsa, boogaloo/soul, disco, and even hip-hop circles for his numerous contributions. New…

October 31st, 2006 | | Wax Poetics Magazine
Joe Bataan Riot

Joe Bataan talks about his iconic LP Riot and starting Ghetto Records

THERE’S A RIOT GOING ON Joe Bataan’s first two albums for Fania, Gypsy Woman and Subway Joe, were almost like…

October 2nd, 2006 | | Articles

Issue 3

Liberated Brother: Weldon Irvine Academic Archive Volume 3: Transformative Fair use The Poets of Rhythm Godfathers of Deepfunk Fania Rising…

September 21st, 2002 | | Wax Poetics Magazine
Young Gun Silver Fox

Purchase Wax Poetics Issue 65 now!   Purchase Wax Poetics Issue 65 now!     Features: A Tribe Called Quest…

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