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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Approx. start time
  Intro            
Romperayo  MaquinoLandero   Favoriting ¿Que Jué?  SOUK/Discrepant  2019    0:02:03 (Pop-up)
Romperayo  Ay Que Pulguita   Favoriting ¿Que Jué?  SOUK/Discrepant  2019    0:07:58 (Pop-up)
Romperayo  Estudio Corto Para Sintetizador   Favoriting ¿Que Jué?  SOUK/Discrepant  2019    0:11:11 (Pop-up)
Los Destellos  El Marcianito   Favoriting Clase Aparte  Odeon del Peru  1971  Peru  0:12:45 (Pop-up)
Los Wembler's De Iquitos  Bola Bola en el Tres   Favoriting La Danza del Petrolero  Decibel  1975  Peru  0:15:49 (Pop-up)
Los Hermanitos Ferreyra  Cumbia del Mar   Favoriting The Original Sound of Cumbia (The History of Colombian Cumbia & Porro As Told By The Phonograph 1948-79)  Soundway  2011    0:17:59 (Pop-up)
Satanás y su Grupo  Cumbia de la Montaña   Favoriting The Original Sound of Cumbia (The History of Colombian Cumbia & Porro As Told By The Phonograph 1948-79)  Soundway  2011    0:21:02 (Pop-up)
Romperayo  1938   Favoriting ¿Que Jué?  SOUK/Discrepant  2019    0:23:39 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Wganda Kenya, Kammpala Grupo 

La Trompeta Loca   Favoriting

Wganda Kenya Kammpala Grupo 

Discos Fuentes 

1977 

 

0:27:00 (Pop-up)
Frente Cumbiero Meets Mad Professor  Chucusteady   Favoriting Frente Cumbiero Meets Mad Professor  Vampi Soul  2011    0:36:48 (Pop-up)
Frente Cumbiero Meets Mad Professor  Cumbietiope (Dub)   Favoriting Frente Cumbiero Meets Mad Professor  Vampi Soul  2011    0:40:21 (Pop-up)
Frente Cumbiero Meets Mad Professor  Analógica (Dub)   Favoriting Frente Cumbiero Meets Mad Professor  Vampi Soul  2011    0:44:41 (Pop-up)
The Afrosound  Dog, Cat   Favoriting Joint  Discos Fuentes  197?    0:49:43 (Pop-up)
Cumbias en Moog  Cumbia del Sal   Favoriting Cumbia del Sal / Cumbia Sobre del Mar 7"  Discos Fuentes  1979    0:54:18 (Pop-up)
Cumbia Siglo XX  Los Esqueletos   Favoriting La Cumbia Africana Volumen III  Machuca  197?  "the skeletons"  0:57:52 (Pop-up)
Cumbia Siglo XX  African Kung Fu   Favoriting La Cumbia Africana Volumen III  Machuca  197?    1:03:47 (Pop-up)
Wganda Kenya  Fiebra de Lepra   Favoriting Fiebra de Lepra / Caterete 7"  Discos Fuentes  1975  "leprosy fever"  1:07:39 (Pop-up)
The Afrosound  La Sampuesana   Favoriting Calor  Discos Fuentes  1975    1:11:56 (Pop-up)
Nacho Paredes  Lamento Cumbiambero   Favoriting Safari Colombiano  Eco / Discos Fuentes  1976    1:15:05 (Pop-up)
Celia Estremor y su Grupo de Baile Cantao  El Secuestro   Favoriting The Original Sound of Cumbia (The History of Colombian Cumbia & Porro As Told By The Phonograph 1948-79)  Soundway  2011    1:18:05 (Pop-up)
Los Diplomaticos  A La Cumbia   Favoriting Cumbias Y Gaitas Con Los Diplomaticos  Discos Fuentes  1965    1:21:02 (Pop-up)
Alex Acosta y su Orquesta  Cumbia del Monte   Favoriting Alex Acosta y su Orquesta  Philips  196?    1:23:41 (Pop-up)
Trio Serenata  Cumbia Sobre el Mar   Favoriting Cumbia Sobre del Mar / Me Gusta Baila Tambo 10"  Discos Serenata  1962    1:26:44 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Unknown 

Para Bailar la Cumbia (Colombie)   Favoriting

Les Flutes de Soleil 

Disques Alvarès 

 

 

1:29:20 (Pop-up)
Los Barbaros del Centro  Loca Loquita   Favoriting Loca Loquita / Los Barbaros 7"  Virrey  196?    1:42:54 (Pop-up)
Manzanita y Su Conjunto  Valicha   Favoriting Valicha / Yaulillay 7"  Dinsa  196?/197?    1:45:21 (Pop-up)
Los Wembler's De Iquitos  La Danza del Petrolero   Favoriting La Danza del Petrolero  Decibel  1975    1:48:24 (Pop-up)
Los Wembler's De Iquitos  Sonido Amazonico   Favoriting La Danza del Petrolero  Decibel  1975    1:53:16 (Pop-up)
Manzanita y Su Conjunto  Asi Asi Asi   Favoriting Asi Asi Asi / Camino a la Puna 7"  Dinsa  1971    1:54:03 (Pop-up)
Juaneco y Su Combo  La Danza del Pacurro   Favoriting Aqui Estan... Los Reyes De La Selva  INS  1978    1:56:54 (Pop-up)
Juaneco y Su Combo  Ya Se Ha Muerto Mi Abuelo   Favoriting Ven a Bailar con Juaneco y Su Combo  Infopesa  1979    2:00:33 (Pop-up)
Juaneco y Su Combo  El Brujo   Favoriting El Brujo  Infopesa  1975    2:04:44 (Pop-up)
Los Gatos Blancos  El Chacarero   Favoriting El Chacarero / El Fanfarron 7"  Disco Ramirez  197?    2:09:15 (Pop-up)
Los Orientales  Lobos al Escape   Favoriting Lobos al Escape / La Carcocha 7"  Dinsa  1970    2:11:53 (Pop-up)
Los Destellos  Boogaloo del Perro   Favoriting En La Cumbre  Odeon del Peru  1970    2:14:25 (Pop-up)
Los Destellos  Martha   Favoriting En La Cumbre  Odeon del Peru  1970    2:17:50 (Pop-up)
Los Destellos  Volando Con Destellos   Favoriting En La Cumbre    1970    2:20:40 (Pop-up)
Los Galax  Lamento de un Galax   Favoriting Lamento de un Galax / Recordando un Rock 7"  Doremi  1976    2:23:56 (Pop-up)
Los Galax  Parranda Galax   Favoriting Alegría Tropical  Virrey  197?    2:27:00 (Pop-up)
Maximiliano Chávez y los Orientales de Paramonga  Fuiste Dulce Pero te Dejé   Favoriting Fiesta en Oriente  Infopesa  1974    2:34:39 (Pop-up)
Maximiliano Chávez y los Orientales de Paramonga  Fiesta en Oriente   Favoriting Fiesta en Oriente  Infopesa  1974    2:37:25 (Pop-up)
Los Yungas  El Sol Naciente   Favoriting Bailando Con... Los Yungas  Sono Radio   1975    2:40:01 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Enrique Lynch y su Conjunto 

Safari Salvaje – K. Lee   Favoriting

Bomba Tropical 

Sono Radio  

1972 

 

2:43:15 (Pop-up)
Romperayo  Tuntuna Rebajada   Favoriting Romperayo  Discrepant  2015    2:54:20 (Pop-up)
Romperayo  El Lamento de la Burra   Favoriting Romperayo  Discrepant  2015    2:58:06 (Pop-up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar 6:16pm
Flash Strap:

hello explorers
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:17pm
chresti:

Oh boy! This is going to be a real treat! Hi Flash
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:23pm
Franco Twinkie:

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

Hi Chresti! I know I'm jazzed for it
Avatar 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 6:57pm
chresti:

Get a load of those covers! I like the los destellos sitting on rocks
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 7:02pm
listener james from westwood:

Evening, all!!
Avatar 7:03pm
Flash Strap:

Hi James!
Avatar 7:04pm
Flash Strap:

@Chresti: Destellos looking extremely cool there, dig that animal skin vest
  7:04pm
JtotheK:

Hiya Flash, hi Explorers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:04pm
chresti:

Wow Romperayo
Avatar 7:05pm
Flash Strap:

this record is really really good, as it happens. highly recommended
Avatar 7:05pm
Flash Strap:

Hi JtotheK! welcome!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:05pm
doctorjazz:

Hey folks, reporting for explorer duty!
Avatar 7:05pm
hyde:

hello!
Avatar 7:06pm
Flash Strap:

Hi Doc! great to see you!
And Hyde! hello!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:08pm
chresti:

romperayo.bandcamp.com
Avatar 7:09pm
TDK60:

Hola. dig cumbia.
Avatar 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 7:13pm
chresti:

Spacey Cumbia!
Avatar 7:14pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Saludos Ilogicos Extranjeros!
Avatar 7:14pm
Flash Strap:

one of the greatest guitar groups ever really, Los Destellos
Avatar 7:15pm
Flash Strap:

Hola, Rev Rab!
Avatar 7:16pm
Flash Strap:

this record, Petrolero, one of the best cumbia LPs imo
Avatar 7:17pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Ventures X Mdou Moctar
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:17pm
chresti:

Revo Rab, I see by your avatar that the lsd joint is starting to kick in
Avatar 7:19pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...why no - I just enjoy bruxing...or something...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:20pm
chresti:

Fantastico
Avatar 7:21pm
hyde:

that last one was super cool
Avatar 7:22pm
Flash Strap:

@hyde: i agree, very sparse and yet lively
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:23pm
chresti:

RR- my lsd was kicking in, it has changed since the last time I looked
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:25pm
chresti:

There is something lurid and colorful about this music
Avatar 7:25pm
TDK60:

..I'm always partial to floor toms or drums like them,,,
Avatar 7:26pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Would be great trip music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:28pm
chresti:

Oh definitely gets you going! TDK60
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:31pm
chresti:

I think Rob W played some Romperayo recently?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:34pm
chresti:

Good to know, Columbia is ground zero for cumbia.
Avatar 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 7:39pm
chresti:

I think the gateway Cumbia portal for me was Peruvian Chicha
Avatar 7:39pm
Flash Strap:

me too
  7:40pm
Jeff g.:

Hi. Great music to cook to, maestro.
Avatar 7:41pm
TDK60:

Colombia si, entonces...
Avatar 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 Swag For Life Member 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 7:43pm
Flash Strap:

2 was too many LSD cigs after all i guess
Avatar 7:48pm
fleep:

This lemonade hasn't come on yet, but I'm enjoying the music usic usic usic usic
Avatar 7:49pm
hyde:

wild
Avatar Swag For Life Member 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 7:51pm
Flash Strap:

hello father fleep eep eep eep eep
Avatar 7:53pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...the red yard terrifies me...
  7:53pm
Jeff g.:

My sleeping dog did not care for this one.
Avatar 7:53pm
Flash Strap:

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

this is crazy groovy...
Avatar 7:53pm
Flash Strap:

haha sorry Jeff's dog
Avatar 7:53pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

www.facebook.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:54pm
Franco Twinkie:

Really? It's safe to have coffee?
Avatar 7:55pm
northguineahills:

I need more cumbia moog!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 7:55pm
listener james from westwood:

Yes! This is a fave cumbia track of mine!
Avatar 7:55pm
TDK60:

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

Hello Flash! Wow Cumbia del Sal is doing things to me.
Avatar 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 7:56pm
Flash Strap:

@james, NGH: yeah it's a singular treat, this one
Avatar 7:56pm
Flash Strap:

Jungle Pete! get in here, brother! great to see you
Avatar 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 7:57pm
Flash Strap:

there should be just reams of cumbia moogsploitation, but alas
Avatar 7:58pm
junglepete:

I'm here, Flash. And I'm vibrating.
Avatar 8:00pm
Flash Strap:

yes, pete! how goes?
Avatar 8:00pm
Flash Strap:

I'd love to hear the records in those cheesecake covers NGH
Avatar 8:00pm
Flash Strap:

are they mexican cumbia or from all over?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:01pm
chresti:

Vitamin C, will help bring it down a notch, Franco
Avatar 8:02pm
Flash Strap:

great cover on this lp, love these guys truncated white slacks
Avatar 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 8:04pm
Flash Strap:

that sounds great ngh
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:04pm
Franco Twinkie:

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

good choice
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:05pm
chresti:

Yeah, the way they're slapped on, next to the tiger
Avatar 8:06pm
Flash Strap:

it looks so cool, honestly
Avatar 8:07pm
junglepete:

@ Flash

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

...floating with their legs cut off
Avatar 8:07pm
Flash Strap:

wild vocs on kung fu here, love this guy
Avatar 8:09pm
Flash Strap:

@Jungle Peter: preparing NC for your arrival that's what i'm doin
Avatar 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 8:09pm
chresti:

This is wild
Avatar 8:10pm
Flash Strap:

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

INSANE vocals!
Avatar 8:14pm
junglepete:

@ Flash

*vibrating
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:14pm
nostrangerer:

Whoa, whole lot of cumbia going on, cumbia all over, and other assorted malapropisms with shakin' and cumbia.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:14pm
Franco Twinkie:

The dance of the oil tanker?? What does that mean!?!
Avatar 8:15pm
Flash Strap:

Hi there Nostrangerer!
Avatar 8:17pm
Flash Strap:

a metaphor, i'd imagine
Avatar 8:18pm
Flash Strap:

i'd guess this Nacho song predates '76
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:18pm
melinda:

hi friends
Avatar 8:19pm
Flash Strap:

hi melinda!
Avatar 8:20pm
Flash Strap:

great raw vocal from Celia Estremor
Avatar 8:21pm
hyde:

hey melinda!
Avatar 8:22pm
Flash Strap:

sounding a little tame in present company, but god I love Los Diplomaticos
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:23pm
Franco Twinkie:

This one is extra whacky.
Avatar 8:28pm
Flash Strap:

This Trio Serenata is so beautiful
Avatar 8:29pm
passiflora:

workin' and enjoyin'. totally freee tomorrow, whatever that means! laundry :P
Avatar 8:29pm
passiflora:

I agree
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:29pm
chresti:

Trio Serenata -mucha bonita
  8:32pm
Doug Schulkind:

The contact high from this show is something powerful.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:39pm
chresti:

Very eye catching for sure-that cover
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:40pm
chresti:

*muy bonita
Avatar 8:44pm
Flash Strap:

ah hello Doug!
Avatar 8:44pm
Flash Strap:

glad you're getting some of our second hand smoke
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:46pm
chresti:

The pipes
Avatar 8:47pm
hyde:

diggin' the flutes here
Avatar 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 8:48pm
Flash Strap:

yeah, the huayno song form is really heavy into peruvian pan flutes i believe
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:48pm
Franco Twinkie:

Little Apple and Her Band, I like that.
Avatar 8:49pm
Flash Strap:

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

so heavy
Avatar 8:49pm
hyde:

the internets say 1942 for Valicha, in a composiotion called Tusuy
Avatar 8:50pm
Flash Strap:

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

ahora, tengo hambre de una manzana!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:52pm
Franco Twinkie:

slippin' and slidin' on the deck of the oil tanker.
Avatar 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 8:53pm
Uncle Michael:

Donde esta la biblioteca?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:55pm
Franco Twinkie:

La biblioteca es enfrente de la camioneta azul.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:55pm
chresti:

Greasy dance, @Franco
Avatar 8:55pm
Flash Strap:

Hola Tío Miguel
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:57pm
Uncle Michael:

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

I detect Ren & Stimpy references …..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:58pm
Franco Twinkie:

Surfing south of the border.
Avatar 8:58pm
northguineahills:

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

Honored, tio mio
Avatar 8:59pm
Flash Strap:

seriously HUGE sound from Juaneco here
Avatar 8:59pm
northguineahills:

Yeah, this is totally UM material!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:00pm
melinda:

I like Juaneco y Su Combo, and their caftans.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 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 9:01pm
chresti:

It's impossible to resist
Avatar 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 9:04pm
Flash Strap:

another father-and-his-many-sons group, as well
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04pm
coelacanth∅:

hola Evan y exploradores
Avatar 9:05pm
northguineahills:

me gusta cumbia de organo (o esta Wurlitzer?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:06pm
Franco Twinkie:

Did someone say caftans!?!
Avatar 9:06pm
northguineahills:

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

hola coelacanth!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07pm
chresti:

Me gustan todas
Avatar Swag For Life Member 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 9:09pm
melinda:

@Franco check out "El Brujo" album.
Avatar 9:09pm
TDK60:

caftans?
Avatar 9:11pm
Flash Strap:

need to find more of the Gatos Blancos, what a guitar sound
Avatar 9:12pm
Flash Strap:

This one from the Orientales is a classic for a reason
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13pm
chresti:

On the Brujos album cover
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13pm
Franco Twinkie:

This guy is like totally freaking!
Avatar 9:13pm
northguineahills:

Do I qualify as a white cat?
Avatar 9:15pm
northguineahills:

(really want to join the band, maybe on tambourine...)
Avatar 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 9:19pm
TDK60:

didn't we discuss caftans before? mine would be orchid? (my memory gland...)
Avatar 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 9:21pm
coelacanth∅:

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

yes to both; also Yes
Avatar 9:23pm
Flash Strap:

F U Z Z Y
Avatar Swag For Life Member 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 9:24pm
nostrangerer:

i think we've left the cumbia zone.....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25pm
nostrangerer:

or the cumbia zone goes farther out than I imagined...
Avatar 9:25pm
Flash Strap:

@C: yeah the ink spots really are the all-stars in this category
Avatar 9:25pm
Flash Strap:

This galax is boiling
Avatar 9:26pm
Flash Strap:

@Nostrangerer: it goes OUT, Way Out
Avatar 9:26pm
northguineahills:

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

yeah i bet, i don;t have anything at all much to my despair
Avatar Swag For Life Member 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 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 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 9:34pm
Flash Strap:

reminds me of Beach Boys Party, this track
Avatar 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 9:36pm
Flash Strap:

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

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

sounds like a good gig
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:37pm
chresti:

I think Buena Vista Social Club pointed me toward the cumbia
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northguineahills:

I saw a live gig w/ /rupture around 2001, and he played cumbia. Then I heard Doug play some, and I was hooked...
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northguineahills:

Clicky starred the episode, as my ckicky-star finger is getting tired,,,
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melinda:

I think I learned of cumbia from the Rough Guide series.
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melinda:

Spaghetti western vibe here.
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chresti:

Quantic, DJ Rupture, Ganas, led me to chicha and cumbia
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Flash Strap:

weirdly refreshing sound from Los Yungas, very clean somehow, in a very nice way
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TDK60:

Los Yungas had those big amps..
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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.
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doctorjazz:

Great sounds, thanks, Flash!
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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
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northguineahills:

@melinda: I got that album after Mexico when Tower Recs had a fire sale. (I heard that Morricone vibe as well)>
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chresti:

Such a clear sound, that guitar on the last track, Los Yungas
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northguineahills:

@chresti: check out Uproot Andy & Gecko Jones, they do contemporary club/bass cumbia-isms...
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JWR:

Chiming in to say thanks for that Cumbia set. It was killer!
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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!)
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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,
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northguineahills:

@coel: I have that one!!!!
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chresti:

Agree with JWR
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coelacanth∅:

ngh -excellent right?!
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TDK60:

great sounds. good night.
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Doug Schulkind:

Cool! Weird! Cluttered!
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chresti:

Thanks Flash, goodnight!
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melinda:

thanx flash
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Flash Strap:

Hi JWR! my great pleasure
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chresti:

I first heard Rupture on shirley and Spinoza internet radio
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Flash Strap:

Thanks and you're very welcome to everyone! see you next week, with love
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nostrangerer:

ah yes, nice and mellow, great closing, great show,
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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)
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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....
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chresti:

So great!
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Flash Strap:

@NGH: i'd love to hear it sometime, I'm always learning
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coelacanth∅:

Thanks Evan! methinks there's a return visit imminent
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Doug Schulkind:

Just an(other) exquisite romp, Flash!
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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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