You can think of Hector Lavoe singing a funky rhumba jam extrapolation on Syl Johnson ‘s “I Hear the Love Chimes,” slotted for a street drama exploitation flick. Achilifunk was a great discovery for those who thought Flamenco is an impervious genre. Almost two years ago Lovemonk released an album that took the world by surprise. We have much to learn here in America, and it is best represented that what the soul, boogaloo, funk, rock, and disco genres gave to Spain, they gave back to us exponentially bigger, wider, and deeper than we could have previously imagined. This is a fantastic set, worth owning for anyone even remotely interested in listening to the blurry terrains where transcultural pollination and popular music meet and dance.
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Achilifunk Sound System
His other cut, “Chavi,” begins with a low-rider bassline, full of plectrum reverb and a spitting rolling hi-hat and snare, before the Hammond enters and things get really gritty this could have been on one of the Shaolin Soul comps if anyone knew about it.
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Casiopony by Achilifunk Sound System. Rumba Tru, La, La Jobam. El Gordo del Puru – La Jonquera Stream or buy on: Spanish rumba comes mainly from the collision of flamenco with Afro-Cuban rumba, funk, soul, and Fania Sound.
It is clear from some criticism: There is no bassline this taught and punchy in any disco record from up north. Rumba Tru, La, La.
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With everybody joining in, the music shoves Nuyorican boogaloo, funk, Gypsy, and rhumba all in a achiliffunk and moves into even higher gear at about the halfway mark, and it simply pushes through the groove sound barrier. Posted on Tuesday 02 June Enric Roca license all rights reserved tags Tags funk electronic music flamenco-jazz rumba Barcelona about Achilifunk Barcelona, Spain.
No matter what followed this would seem like a letdown, but that’s not the case: The sleeve notes included in Achili Funk: There are 17 cuts here; 15 of them are vintage and two are newly recorded covers including — strangely enough — the set opener, “Gato,” written by Joe Cuba and performed by the big daddy of Spanish soul, Peret with Los Fulanosthe sole remaining boogaloo combo in Spain! Jazz Latin New Age.
These are beautifully recorded songs, dug from the masters in deep dark record shops as well as from the charts in Spain. Rarities, antiquities, yeah — but have you listened to a hip-hop or house record lately? Bandcamp Album of the Day Aug 26, go to album.
Peret is back with two of his original recordings from and Almost two years ago Lovemonk released an album that took the world by surprise. The bottom line is that there isn’t a single unworthy cut here — no sleepers — and this is no novelty set.
Add the disco synth propulsion to flamenco as opposed to son and rhumba and you get the acid achipifunk that is Los Chunguitos ‘ “Baila Mi Ritmo,'” where horns, electronics, popping keyboard basslines, and complex counter-chanted four-part harmony make the Trammps look anemic.
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Bandcamp Album of the Day Aug 26, We will do our best to inform you of any unexpected delay. This one begins that way. It is a drawn-out, passionate, sultry affair. After having shown us the roots of Rumba, Txarly Brown – the non-gipsy who knows most about Rumba – helps us to discover the future.
Sones del Chicarro Manzanita. The only complaint is that it wasn’t a double-disc set — but you achilifukn have needed a hardbound book to dig into the rest of this history. Almost two years ago Lovemonk released an album that took the world by surprise.
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This is a fantastic set, worth owning for anyone even remotely interested in listening to the blurry terrains where transcultural pollination and popular music meet and dance. This is the tune playing when things get heavy in the nightclub. El Gordo del Puru – Meninha de Favela