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Techno Latin: Electro Champeta, Tribal Guarachero and some Free Step
June 19, 2011 12:10 PM Subscribe
Scene and heard: Electro champeta
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| I came across this dream collection of picós pictures on Africolombia's blog. Picós are these huge, powerful, customized, hand painted, highly fetishized sound systems from the Colombian Carribean Coast (Barranquilla, Cartagena, Palenque de San Basilio...).
| Sound Systems, World Beat, and Diasporan Identity in Cartagena, Colombia
[pdf] | Techno Tribal guarachero
| Bonus cool link: Brazilian Dual Mix Dance Free Step
.Combining trance, house, dubstep and reggaeton, a new wave of electro producers are taking Colombia's coastal sound, champeta, into the future
...Champeta, originating in the towns of Colombia's Caribbean coast, is an unfamiliar and exotic prospect to most European audiophiles. Mixing funk and salsa with a liberal helping of African folk styles (imported by slaves, whose descendants now populate the coastal regions) and Caribbean grooves, it's a rich roux that will satisfy those with an appetite for "world" music.
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