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Cumbia Beat, Vol 2 2-CD Set
Import CD (Vampi Soul CD143), Released 2012;
Editor's Pick:
After the lauded first volume, this second in our "Cumbia Beat" series includes again tracks by the most important bands of the genre.
Peruvian cumbia, also known as "chicha", brings together tropical music styles from Colombia and Cuba, Western influences such as 60s beat and psychedelic rock, and mixes them with indigenous melodies from the Amazonian jungle and traditional Andean songs. The result is a unique and vibrant style of music which reverberates with life.
Peruvian cumbia is currently being rediscovered by new audiences and there exists a thriving international club and live venue scene.
The "resurrection" of Peruvian tropical music, of psychedelic cumbia or, as others like to call it, chicha, is perhaps one of the most surprising musical phenomena in recent years. The number of reissues, new releases and bands that have begun to play chichi or covers of tropical Peruvian classics in Argentina, England, Russia and the United States has multiplied. This cocktail of electric guitars, Caribbean percussion, Andean pentatonics and psychedelic soloing, synths, moogs, güiros, wah wahs, timbales and fuzztones was simply too striking to go unnoticed. Elements of rock, folklore, música criolla, Andean music, Amazonian music, Colombian cumbia, salsa and even psychedelia intermingle in this "cannibal" genre capable of devouring and assimilating every possible influence... (label, 2012-10-19)
Song titles include:
Mi Choza, Mi Chacra Y Mi Mujer - Manzanita
Boogaloo Del Perro - Los Destellos
El Dragon - Los Orientales
Ven A Bailar Con Juaneco - Juaneco Y Su Combo
Baila Flaquita Baila - Los Ecos
La Rumba Del Chinito - Compay Quinto
Cumbia Para Un Viejito - Los Pecos
Linda Yolita - Los Titanes
Sabor A Cana - Los Orientales De Paramonga
Illimana - Los 5 Palomillas
SOS...peligro - Los Ecos
El Milagro Verde - Los Mirlos
La Papita - El Monje Loco
Recordando A Fachin - Juaneco Y Su Combo
La Bocina - Los Girasoles
Chachita - Los Casmenos
El Pitito - Los Yungas
Sin Exito - Grupo Celeste
Selva, Selva - Juaneco Y Su Combo
El Trapiche - Los Oreintales De Paramonga
Melodia Celeste - Grupo Celeste
Saturno 2000 - Los Santos
Colegiala - Los Ilusionistas
La Movedora - Aniceto Y Sus Fabulosos
El Chinchorito - Los 5 Paolmillas...plus 9 More Tunes!
Category: Cumbia/Vallenato => Cumbia/Vallenato => Peru
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