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Specialist Mix
07.08.20

Funk tamborero Colombiano – Mixed by Meridian Brothers

Disco Afrobeat Soul Funk Cumbia

As he prepares to release his new album Cumbia Siglo XXIa reinterpretation of Colombia’s cumbia traditions – Meridian Brothers, aka Eblis Álvarez, digs into the inspirations behind the record and some of his favourite tracks from the 1970s and 80s.

The selections for his mix all employee “a sort of tambor futurism,” Álvarez explains. “An overlay of traditional tambor patterns in some of its formats, superimposed with influences from funk, soul and disco as well as elements from highlife or Afrobeat.”


See Tracklist
2000 voltios – La Cumbiamba
Dolcey Gutierrez – Chocorocantú
Los Wuadyngos – La Saja
Brando y su Grupo Folclórico – La Ripita
Pedro Beltrán y su Cumbia – Las Brujas Voladoras
Gil Altamar y su Grupo – Loco Nipavido
Cumbia Siglo XX – Soledad Tradicional
Soneros de Gamero – Sambatá
Cumbia Siglo XX – Barranquillero
Abelardo Carbonó – Se Acaba la Paz
Son Palenque – Unye Unye

Funk tamborero Colombiano – Mixed by Meridian Brothers

Funk tamborero Colombiano – Mixed by Meridian Brothers

As he prepares to release his new album Cumbia Siglo XXIa reinterpretation of Colombia’s cumbia traditions – Meridian Brothers, aka Eblis Álvarez, digs into the inspirations behind the record and some of his favourite tracks from the 1970s and 80s.

The selections for his mix all employee “a sort of tambor futurism,” Álvarez explains. “An overlay of traditional tambor patterns in some of its formats, superimposed with influences from funk, soul and disco as well as elements from highlife or Afrobeat.”

See Tracklist
2000 voltios – La Cumbiamba
Dolcey Gutierrez – Chocorocantú
Los Wuadyngos – La Saja
Brando y su Grupo Folclórico – La Ripita
Pedro Beltrán y su Cumbia – Las Brujas Voladoras
Gil Altamar y su Grupo – Loco Nipavido
Cumbia Siglo XX – Soledad Tradicional
Soneros de Gamero – Sambatá
Cumbia Siglo XX – Barranquillero
Abelardo Carbonó – Se Acaba la Paz
Son Palenque – Unye Unye
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