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Options May 16, 2019: Solo Cumbias Psicodélicas

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Approx. start time
  Intro            
Romperayo  MaquinoLandero   Options ¿Que Jué?  SOUK/Discrepant  2019    0:02:03 ()
Romperayo  Ay Que Pulguita   Options ¿Que Jué?  SOUK/Discrepant  2019    0:07:58 ()
Romperayo  Estudio Corto Para Sintetizador   Options ¿Que Jué?  SOUK/Discrepant  2019    0:11:11 ()
Los Destellos  El Marcianito   Options Clase Aparte  Odeon del Peru  1971  Peru  0:12:45 ()
Los Wembler's De Iquitos  Bola Bola en el Tres   Options La Danza del Petrolero  Decibel  1975  Peru  0:15:49 ()
Los Hermanitos Ferreyra  Cumbia del Mar   Options The Original Sound of Cumbia (The History of Colombian Cumbia & Porro As Told By The Phonograph 1948-79)  Soundway  2011    0:17:59 ()
Satanás y su Grupo  Cumbia de la Montaña   Options The Original Sound of Cumbia (The History of Colombian Cumbia & Porro As Told By The Phonograph 1948-79)  Soundway  2011    0:21:02 ()
Romperayo  1938   Options ¿Que Jué?  SOUK/Discrepant  2019    0:23:39 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Wganda Kenya, Kammpala Grupo 
La Trompeta Loca   Options Wganda Kenya Kammpala Grupo  Discos Fuentes  1977    0:27:00 ()
Frente Cumbiero Meets Mad Professor   Chucusteady   Options Frente Cumbiero Meets Mad Professor  Vampi Soul  2011    0:36:48 ()
Frente Cumbiero Meets Mad Professor   Cumbietiope (Dub)   Options Frente Cumbiero Meets Mad Professor  Vampi Soul  2011    0:40:21 ()
Frente Cumbiero Meets Mad Professor   Analógica (Dub)   Options Frente Cumbiero Meets Mad Professor  Vampi Soul  2011    0:44:41 ()
The Afrosound  Dog, Cat   Options Joint  Discos Fuentes  197?    0:49:43 ()
Cumbias en Moog  Cumbia del Sal   Options Cumbia del Sal / Cumbia Sobre del Mar 7"  Discos Fuentes  1979    0:54:18 ()
Cumbia Siglo XX  Los Esqueletos   Options La Cumbia Africana Volumen III  Machuca  197?  "the skeletons"  0:57:52 ()
Cumbia Siglo XX  African Kung Fu   Options La Cumbia Africana Volumen III  Machuca  197?    1:03:47 ()
Wganda Kenya   Fiebra de Lepra   Options Fiebra de Lepra / Caterete 7"  Discos Fuentes  1975  "leprosy fever"  1:07:39 ()
The Afrosound  La Sampuesana   Options Calor  Discos Fuentes  1975    1:11:56 ()
Nacho Paredes  Lamento Cumbiambero   Options Safari Colombiano  Eco / Discos Fuentes  1976    1:15:05 ()
Celia Estremor y su Grupo de Baile Cantao  El Secuestro   Options The Original Sound of Cumbia (The History of Colombian Cumbia & Porro As Told By The Phonograph 1948-79)  Soundway  2011    1:18:05 ()
Los Diplomaticos  A La Cumbia   Options Cumbias Y Gaitas Con Los Diplomaticos  Discos Fuentes  1965    1:21:02 ()
Alex Acosta y su Orquesta  Cumbia del Monte   Options Alex Acosta y su Orquesta  Philips  196?    1:23:41 ()
Trio Serenata  Cumbia Sobre el Mar   Options Cumbia Sobre del Mar / Me Gusta Baila Tambo 10"  Discos Serenata  1962    1:26:44 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Unknown 
Para Bailar la Cumbia (Colombie)   Options Les Flutes de Soleil  Disques Alvarès      1:29:20 ()
Los Barbaros del Centro  Loca Loquita   Options Loca Loquita / Los Barbaros 7"  Virrey  196?    1:42:54 ()
Manzanita y Su Conjunto  Valicha   Options Valicha / Yaulillay 7"  Dinsa  196?/197?    1:45:21 ()
Los Wembler's De Iquitos  La Danza del Petrolero   Options La Danza del Petrolero  Decibel  1975    1:48:24 ()
Los Wembler's De Iquitos  Sonido Amazonico   Options La Danza del Petrolero  Decibel  1975    1:53:16 ()
Manzanita y Su Conjunto  Asi Asi Asi   Options Asi Asi Asi / Camino a la Puna 7"  Dinsa  1971    1:54:03 ()
Juaneco y Su Combo   La Danza del Pacurro   Options Aqui Estan... Los Reyes De La Selva  INS  1978    1:56:54 ()
Juaneco y Su Combo   Ya Se Ha Muerto Mi Abuelo   Options Ven a Bailar con Juaneco y Su Combo  Infopesa  1979    2:00:33 ()
Juaneco y Su Combo   El Brujo   Options El Brujo  Infopesa  1975    2:04:44 ()
Los Gatos Blancos  El Chacarero   Options El Chacarero / El Fanfarron 7"  Disco Ramirez  197?    2:09:15 ()
Los Orientales  Lobos al Escape   Options Lobos al Escape / La Carcocha 7"  Dinsa  1970    2:11:53 ()
Los Destellos  Boogaloo del Perro   Options En La Cumbre  Odeon del Peru  1970    2:14:25 ()
Los Destellos  Martha   Options En La Cumbre  Odeon del Peru  1970    2:17:50 ()
Los Destellos  Volando Con Destellos   Options En La Cumbre    1970    2:20:40 ()
Los Galax  Lamento de un Galax   Options Lamento de un Galax / Recordando un Rock 7"  Doremi  1976    2:23:56 ()
Los Galax  Parranda Galax   Options Alegría Tropical  Virrey  197?    2:27:00 ()
Maximiliano Chávez y los Orientales de Paramonga  Fuiste Dulce Pero te Dejé   Options Fiesta en Oriente  Infopesa  1974    2:34:39 ()
Maximiliano Chávez y los Orientales de Paramonga  Fiesta en Oriente   Options Fiesta en Oriente  Infopesa  1974    2:37:25 ()
Los Yungas  El Sol Naciente   Options Bailando Con... Los Yungas  Sono Radio   1975    2:40:01 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Enrique Lynch y su Conjunto 
Safari Salvaje – K. Lee   Options Bomba Tropical  Sono Radio   1972    2:43:15 ()
Romperayo  Tuntuna Rebajada   Options Romperayo  Discrepant  2015    2:54:20 ()
Romperayo  El Lamento de la Burra   Options Romperayo  Discrepant  2015    2:58:06 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 6:16pm Flash Strap:

hello explorers
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 6:17pm chresti:

Oh boy! This is going to be a real treat! Hi Flash
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 6:23pm Franco Twinkie:

Should I smoke my LSD cigarette now, or wait till the ayahuasca waffles are ready?
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 6:33pm Flash Strap:

Hi Chresti! I know I'm jazzed for it
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 6:34pm Flash Strap:

Franco I don't think just one LSD cigarette is gonna hold you over till waffle time, better have two
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 6:57pm chresti:

Get a load of those covers! I like the los destellos sitting on rocks
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 7:02pm listener james from westwood:

Evening, all!!
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:03pm Flash Strap:

Hi James!
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:04pm Flash Strap:

@Chresti: Destellos looking extremely cool there, dig that animal skin vest
  Thu. 5/16/19 7:04pm JtotheK:

Hiya Flash, hi Explorers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 7:04pm chresti:

Wow Romperayo
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:05pm Flash Strap:

this record is really really good, as it happens. highly recommended
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:05pm Flash Strap:

Hi JtotheK! welcome!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 7:05pm doctorjazz:

Hey folks, reporting for explorer duty!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 7:05pm hyde:

hello!
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:06pm Flash Strap:

Hi Doc! great to see you!
And Hyde! hello!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 7:08pm chresti:

romperayo.bandcamp.com
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:09pm TDK60:

Hola. dig cumbia.
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:11pm Flash Strap:

Romperayo is Eblis Alvarez (Meridian Bros), Juan Manuel Toro, Pedro Ojeda (Los Pirañas, quite a bit else), Ricardo Gallo

They have 2 stupendous LPs, this is the latest
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 7:13pm chresti:

Spacey Cumbia!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 7:14pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Saludos Ilogicos Extranjeros!
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:14pm Flash Strap:

one of the greatest guitar groups ever really, Los Destellos
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:15pm Flash Strap:

Hola, Rev Rab!
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:16pm Flash Strap:

this record, Petrolero, one of the best cumbia LPs imo
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 7:17pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Ventures X Mdou Moctar
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 7:17pm chresti:

Revo Rab, I see by your avatar that the lsd joint is starting to kick in
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 7:19pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...why no - I just enjoy bruxing...or something...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 7:20pm chresti:

Fantastico
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 7:21pm hyde:

that last one was super cool
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:22pm Flash Strap:

@hyde: i agree, very sparse and yet lively
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 7:23pm chresti:

RR- my lsd was kicking in, it has changed since the last time I looked
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 7:25pm chresti:

There is something lurid and colorful about this music
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:25pm TDK60:

..I'm always partial to floor toms or drums like them,,,
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 7:26pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Would be great trip music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 7:28pm chresti:

Oh definitely gets you going! TDK60
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 7:31pm chresti:

I think Rob W played some Romperayo recently?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 7:34pm chresti:

Good to know, Columbia is ground zero for cumbia.
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:39pm Flash Strap:

Yeah, it begins in Columbia and spreads out through Latin America; when it reaches the Peruvian mountains, it's as though it's caught there among the clouds and begins to transform into something truly mystical
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 7:39pm chresti:

I think the gateway Cumbia portal for me was Peruvian Chicha
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:39pm Flash Strap:

me too
  Thu. 5/16/19 7:40pm Jeff g.:

Hi. Great music to cook to, maestro.
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:41pm TDK60:

Colombia si, entonces...
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:42pm Flash Strap:

Hi Jeff G.! I agree, this morning i was cooking up some plantains listening to this stuff and it was right
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:42pm Franco Twinkie:

I just woke up. I was having a dream I was rowing a canoe down a river of fluorescent blood.
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:43pm Flash Strap:

2 was too many LSD cigs after all i guess
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 7:48pm fleep:

This lemonade hasn't come on yet, but I'm enjoying the music usic usic usic usic
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 7:49pm hyde:

wild
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:49pm Franco Twinkie:

Yup, I think I overdid it. I'm afraid to go in the kitchen and get some coffee because the path thru the living room is crawling with spiders made out of red yard.
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:51pm Flash Strap:

hello father fleep eep eep eep eep
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 7:53pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...the red yard terrifies me...
  Thu. 5/16/19 7:53pm Jeff g.:

My sleeping dog did not care for this one.
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:53pm Flash Strap:

the spiders are just marking the trail, Franco. they've been placed there for your benefit
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:53pm TDK60:

this is crazy groovy...
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:53pm Flash Strap:

haha sorry Jeff's dog
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 7:53pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

www.facebook.com...
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:54pm Franco Twinkie:

Really? It's safe to have coffee?
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:55pm northguineahills:

I need more cumbia moog!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 7:55pm listener james from westwood:

Yes! This is a fave cumbia track of mine!
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:55pm TDK60:

Franco, just breathe deeply, slowly; I'll walk with you to the kitchen..
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:55pm junglepete:

Hello Flash! Wow Cumbia del Sal is doing things to me.
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:56pm Flash Strap:

no the coffee will kill you if you take it now, the spiders want you to do something else in the kitchen but I don't know what yet
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:56pm Flash Strap:

@james, NGH: yeah it's a singular treat, this one
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:56pm Flash Strap:

Jungle Pete! get in here, brother! great to see you
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:57pm northguineahills:

As I mentioned before, my wife bought me cumbia recs in Mexico based on how scantily clothed the women on the cover were. (we found it usually meant the music was better, even her being a feminist.
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:57pm Flash Strap:

there should be just reams of cumbia moogsploitation, but alas
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 7:58pm junglepete:

I'm here, Flash. And I'm vibrating.
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:00pm Flash Strap:

yes, pete! how goes?
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:00pm Flash Strap:

I'd love to hear the records in those cheesecake covers NGH
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:00pm Flash Strap:

are they mexican cumbia or from all over?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 8:01pm chresti:

Vitamin C, will help bring it down a notch, Franco
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:02pm Flash Strap:

great cover on this lp, love these guys truncated white slacks
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:02pm northguineahills:

@Flash: Mexican and Colombian. We had to go to some shady barrios to get a few of them. (and I stood out as a sore thumb gringo).
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:04pm Flash Strap:

that sounds great ngh
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:04pm Franco Twinkie:

I terrified to leave the living room! I want fruit salad....I think.
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:05pm Flash Strap:

good choice
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 8:05pm chresti:

Yeah, the way they're slapped on, next to the tiger
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:06pm Flash Strap:

it looks so cool, honestly
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:07pm junglepete:

@ Flash

It's going good buddy. Grading. Jamming. En route to NC next week! You?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 8:07pm chresti:

...floating with their legs cut off
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:07pm Flash Strap:

wild vocs on kung fu here, love this guy
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:09pm Flash Strap:

@Jungle Peter: preparing NC for your arrival that's what i'm doin
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 8:09pm hyde:

i was gonna say before that the tiger cover with the weird group insert was my fave
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 8:09pm chresti:

This is wild
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:10pm Flash Strap:

@Hyde: wise choice. Petrolero is pretty grand as well, love how the font and the feathers match
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:11pm Flash Strap:

INSANE vocals!
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:14pm junglepete:

@ Flash

*vibrating
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 8:14pm nostrangerer:

Whoa, whole lot of cumbia going on, cumbia all over, and other assorted malapropisms with shakin' and cumbia.
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:14pm Franco Twinkie:

The dance of the oil tanker?? What does that mean!?!
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:15pm Flash Strap:

Hi there Nostrangerer!
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:17pm Flash Strap:

a metaphor, i'd imagine
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:18pm Flash Strap:

i'd guess this Nacho song predates '76
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 8:18pm melinda:

hi friends
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:19pm Flash Strap:

hi melinda!
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:20pm Flash Strap:

great raw vocal from Celia Estremor
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 8:21pm hyde:

hey melinda!
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:22pm Flash Strap:

sounding a little tame in present company, but god I love Los Diplomaticos
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:23pm Franco Twinkie:

This one is extra whacky.
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:28pm Flash Strap:

This Trio Serenata is so beautiful
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 8:29pm passiflora:

workin' and enjoyin'. totally freee tomorrow, whatever that means! laundry :P
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 8:29pm passiflora:

I agree
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 8:29pm chresti:

Trio Serenata -mucha bonita
  Thu. 5/16/19 8:32pm Doug Schulkind:

The contact high from this show is something powerful.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 8:39pm chresti:

Very eye catching for sure-that cover
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 8:40pm chresti:

*muy bonita
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:44pm Flash Strap:

ah hello Doug!
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:44pm Flash Strap:

glad you're getting some of our second hand smoke
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 8:46pm chresti:

The pipes
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 8:47pm hyde:

diggin' the flutes here
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:47pm Flash Strap:

i do tire of hearing versions of Condor Pasa, but never Valicha. It's so eternal in my mind, though I think it was written in 1946 or so
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:48pm Flash Strap:

yeah, the huayno song form is really heavy into peruvian pan flutes i believe
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:48pm Franco Twinkie:

Little Apple and Her Band, I like that.
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:49pm Flash Strap:

god listen to those deep gut sounds that Los Wembler lays down. Legend
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:49pm Flash Strap:

so heavy
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 8:49pm hyde:

the internets say 1942 for Valicha, in a composiotion called Tusuy
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:50pm Flash Strap:

@hyde: ah yes that's correct. interesting story to it as well
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:51pm northguineahills:

ahora, tengo hambre de una manzana!
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:52pm Franco Twinkie:

slippin' and slidin' on the deck of the oil tanker.
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:52pm Flash Strap:

Los Wembler's consists of Salomón Sánchez Saavedra and his five children, and has a pretty interesting commitment to being a working class or classless music
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 8:53pm Uncle Michael:

Donde esta la biblioteca?
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:55pm Franco Twinkie:

La biblioteca es enfrente de la camioneta azul.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 8:55pm chresti:

Greasy dance, @Franco
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:55pm Flash Strap:

Hola Tío Miguel
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 8:57pm Uncle Michael:

I'm a poor patron of the archives, but this is a playlist I have to catch up on.
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:57pm northguineahills:

I detect Ren & Stimpy references …..
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:58pm Franco Twinkie:

Surfing south of the border.
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:58pm northguineahills:

I think it's odd my espanol has gotten better since I left NYC (rarely hear it here)
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:58pm Flash Strap:

Honored, tio mio
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:59pm Flash Strap:

seriously HUGE sound from Juaneco here
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 8:59pm northguineahills:

Yeah, this is totally UM material!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 9:00pm melinda:

I like Juaneco y Su Combo, and their caftans.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 9:00pm Uncle Michael:

I don't know why I'm so crazy for cumbia. It just sort of happened.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 9:01pm chresti:

It's impossible to resist
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:03pm Flash Strap:

two horrific air crashes in this band's history, with severe casualties each time. such a passionate group, with an affinity for shamanism, jungle themes, and affecting Amazonian costumes
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:04pm Flash Strap:

another father-and-his-many-sons group, as well
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 9:04pm coelacanth∅:

hola Evan y exploradores
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:05pm northguineahills:

me gusta cumbia de organo (o esta Wurlitzer?)
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:06pm Franco Twinkie:

Did someone say caftans!?!
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:06pm northguineahills:

(Still Spanglishing, I can't even English, what do you expect ;p)
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:07pm Flash Strap:

hola coelacanth!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 9:07pm chresti:

Me gustan todas
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 9:08pm melinda:

I just looked out my window and saw the moon peeking out behind the trees, it looks really cool and I don't usually see it from my seat at the computer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 9:09pm melinda:

@Franco check out "El Brujo" album.
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:09pm TDK60:

caftans?
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:11pm Flash Strap:

need to find more of the Gatos Blancos, what a guitar sound
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:12pm Flash Strap:

This one from the Orientales is a classic for a reason
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 9:13pm chresti:

On the Brujos album cover
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:13pm Franco Twinkie:

This guy is like totally freaking!
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:13pm northguineahills:

Do I qualify as a white cat?
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:15pm northguineahills:

(really want to join the band, maybe on tambourine...)
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:17pm Flash Strap:

Los Destellos really were sort of like a Peruvian Ventures, in that they seem to have just absorbed and played everything. tho i think they may be more influenced by the Tornados, if I were guessing
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:19pm TDK60:

didn't we discuss caftans before? mine would be orchid? (my memory gland...)
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:20pm Flash Strap:

I guess they've had 90 members come and go, all told! long-running, popular group in Peru
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 9:21pm coelacanth∅:

that's like the ink spots! ...or the electric prunes?
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:22pm Flash Strap:

yes to both; also Yes
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:23pm Flash Strap:

F U Z Z Y
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 9:24pm coelacanth∅:

i guess a lot...pretty things?
but not too many that've been as long-running as the ink spots (or, i guess los destellos)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 9:24pm nostrangerer:

i think we've left the cumbia zone.....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 9:25pm nostrangerer:

or the cumbia zone goes farther out than I imagined...
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:25pm Flash Strap:

@C: yeah the ink spots really are the all-stars in this category
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:25pm Flash Strap:

This galax is boiling
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:26pm Flash Strap:

@Nostrangerer: it goes OUT, Way Out
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:26pm northguineahills:

Unfortunately, finding Peruvian Chicha/Cumbia is near impossible (even going to the source, from what I hear).
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:26pm Flash Strap:

yeah i bet, i don;t have anything at all much to my despair
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 9:31pm coelacanth∅:

i probably can credit Doug Shulkind for introducing me to cumbia, many years ago
though i would've gotten into it by c.2005 when i became friends with a peruvian guy who came to town and started a Brilliant and baddass cumbia group -unfortunately short-lived as he went back to peru.
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:32pm Flash Strap:

Nothing else I've heard by Los Galax comes even close to the legendary "Lamento" but this weird party track is pretty cool
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:33pm Flash Strap:

@C: Doug has done so many good works, turned on so many minds on so many subjects. He has been the wellspring of many a musical obsession
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:34pm Flash Strap:

reminds me of Beach Boys Party, this track
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:34pm northguineahills:

TBH, it was /dj rupture who introduced me to cumbia, when I had a chance to dj in Mexico, you know what my goal was.....
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:36pm Flash Strap:

Maximiliano Chávez y los Orientales de Paramonga is, I think, the same Orientales who did "Lobos al Escape", fyi
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:36pm northguineahills:

(oh yeah, and meet my wife [totally not for rekkids] ;p)
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:36pm Flash Strap:

sounds like a good gig
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 9:37pm chresti:

I think Buena Vista Social Club pointed me toward the cumbia
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:38pm northguineahills:

I saw a live gig w/ /rupture around 2001, and he played cumbia. Then I heard Doug play some, and I was hooked...
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:39pm northguineahills:

Clicky starred the episode, as my ckicky-star finger is getting tired,,,
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 9:40pm melinda:

I think I learned of cumbia from the Rough Guide series.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 9:41pm melinda:

Spaghetti western vibe here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 9:41pm chresti:

Quantic, DJ Rupture, Ganas, led me to chicha and cumbia
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:41pm Flash Strap:

weirdly refreshing sound from Los Yungas, very clean somehow, in a very nice way
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:41pm TDK60:

Los Yungas had those big amps..
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 9:42pm coelacanth∅:

i got a cumbia marathon premium cd years ago. i'm not home or i'd check; for some reason don't remember if it was from Doug's show, Rob's or someone else's.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 9:42pm doctorjazz:

Great sounds, thanks, Flash!
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:42pm Flash Strap:

Quantic compiled quite a few of the Colombian things I was mentioning earlier, I think he did the Original Sound of Cumbia comp
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:44pm northguineahills:

@melinda: I got that album after Mexico when Tower Recs had a fire sale. (I heard that Morricone vibe as well)>
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 9:44pm chresti:

Such a clear sound, that guitar on the last track, Los Yungas
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:46pm northguineahills:

@chresti: check out Uproot Andy & Gecko Jones, they do contemporary club/bass cumbia-isms...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 9:47pm JWR:

Chiming in to say thanks for that Cumbia set. It was killer!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 9:48pm coelacanth∅:

to be honest i rarely listened to rupture when he was on fmu -more dancey than my liking was, though i might get into it now...for some reason was compelled to get one of his premiums though -an mp3 disc with a flac file available to create 3 cds. one of the best premiums! (not because it's so much; it's just very good!)
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:49pm northguineahills:

Chicha was looked down upon in Lima as 'poor working class music' until Peruvian-Americans started to embrace it, then, it became trendy in the capital,
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:49pm northguineahills:

@coel: I have that one!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 9:51pm chresti:

Agree with JWR
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 9:51pm coelacanth∅:

ngh -excellent right?!
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:51pm TDK60:

great sounds. good night.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 9:52pm Doug Schulkind:

Cool! Weird! Cluttered!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 9:54pm GIVE THE DRUMMER RADIO:

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Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 9:54pm chresti:

Thanks Flash, goodnight!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 9:54pm melinda:

thanx flash
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:55pm Flash Strap:

Hi JWR! my great pleasure
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 9:56pm chresti:

I first heard Rupture on shirley and Spinoza internet radio
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:56pm Flash Strap:

Thanks and you're very welcome to everyone! see you next week, with love
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 9:56pm nostrangerer:

ah yes, nice and mellow, great closing, great show,
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:56pm northguineahills:

@coel: Oh yeah. I had a coworker leaving back to Hong Kong w/in a week, and heard him listening to Algerian Rai, by the end of the week I had him addicted to all things /rupture. (I've only been a successful acolyte for Doug w/ my wife).

Yaye, cumbia rebejada (I had to go into even places my wife was wary of going to get cumbia rebajada recs, as they were drug fronts)
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:57pm northguineahills:

Thanks, Evan, I can give you a dissertation on cumbia rebajada if you ever want, Monterrey, Mexico is the source, and where I met my wife....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 5/16/19 9:58pm chresti:

So great!
Avatar Thu. 5/16/19 9:58pm Flash Strap:

@NGH: i'd love to hear it sometime, I'm always learning
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 9:59pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Evan! methinks there's a return visit imminent
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/16/19 10:00pm Doug Schulkind:

Just an(other) exquisite romp, Flash!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/23/19 6:54am Stanley:

Terrific show. Particularly enjoyed Los Galax, sounding very much a rhumba/soukous crossover (but going west instead of the other way). Thanks, as always, Evan
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