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Los Miticos del Ritmo (feat. Quantic) [Soundway Records]

by Los Miticos Del Ritmo

Los Miticos del Ritmo (feat. Quantic) [Soundway Records] by Los Miticos Del Ritmo

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Los Miticos del Ritmo (feat. Quantic) [Soundway Records]

by Los Miticos Del Ritmo

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Label: Soundway Records
The Soundway debut of Will “Quantic” Holland’s cumbia outfit is a kind of live reenactment of Holland’s own study of Colombian musical history since moving there in 2007 -- and of his engagement with it. Los Miticos is awash in the vintage tropi-cumbia of the 1960s, from the musicians (all respected locals with long histories) to the all-analog recording. But it’s also playfully anachronistic: Tucked in among classic cumbia and vallenato cuts are ironic, cumbia-fied covers of Queen and Michael Jackson and tracks like “Noche de Tamborito,” which works in bits of klezmer to jazz.

About This Album

The Soundway debut of Will “Quantic” Holland’s cumbia outfit is a kind of live reenactment of Holland’s own study of Colombian musical history since moving there in 2007 -- and of his engagement with it. Los Miticos is awash in the vintage tropi-cumbia of the 1960s, from the musicians (all respected locals with long histories) to the all-analog recording. But it’s also playfully anachronistic: Tucked in among classic cumbia and vallenato cuts are ironic, cumbia-fied covers of Queen and Michael Jackson and tracks like “Noche de Tamborito,” which works in bits of klezmer to jazz.

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About This Album

The Soundway debut of Will “Quantic” Holland’s cumbia outfit is a kind of live reenactment of Holland’s own study of Colombian musical history since moving there in 2007 -- and of his engagement with it. Los Miticos is awash in the vintage tropi-cumbia of the 1960s, from the musicians (all respected locals with long histories) to the all-analog recording. But it’s also playfully anachronistic: Tucked in among classic cumbia and vallenato cuts are ironic, cumbia-fied covers of Queen and Michael Jackson and tracks like “Noche de Tamborito,” which works in bits of klezmer to jazz.