As American culture streams into Cuba for the first time in 50 years, DJ Joyvan Guevara struggles between the new opportunity for global success and a responsibility to the culture he helped build in the face of commercialization.
You‘re sitting in a cramped loft in Havana, Cuba. The sun streams through a window overlooking a market, and the sounds of chickens clucking and people bartering filters in softly from outside. Inside, it’s a makeshift recording studio complete with turntables, mixers and crates of vintage dance vinyls from around the world. Your journey into Cuba’s electronic music underground – a creative retaliation against this country’s isolationism – begins here.
This is the studio of the godfather of Cuban electronic music, Joyvan Guevara. Guevara keeps the spirit of free parties alive in Cuba, and tonight, he has planned a massive rave with DJs from around the world to celebrate the lifting of the embargo. There, you‘ll dance ’til dawn as you experience the incredible story of a country perched on the brink of globalization and an artist torn between international recognition and his underground roots.
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