New Music & Video: ‘Guerreros’ by Throes & the Shine feat La Yegros

By | 16 May, 2016

A Portuguese-Angolan rock and kuduro fusion collective has collaborated with Buenos Aires’ La Yegros and the result is marvelous.

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La Yegros

Filled with buoyant steel pan sounds, “Guerreros” by Throes + The Shine screams carnival with the Argentine vocalist La Yegros singing a powerful hook in Spanish:

“… Somos mas, somos dos, somos miles guerreros, guerreras! Yo camino por amor a mi tierra, yo te canto con mi sangre que me quema!”

Hailing from both Porto and Luanda, Throes + The Shine are a quintet whose inspirations span a multitude of genres and cultures, ranging from Africa and Europe to South America and the States, creating a fully organic mash-up of energetic sound. Their forthcoming album, Wanga – which translates as ‘spell’ in the Angolan dialect of kimbundo – is due for release on 20th of May via Lisbon-based label, Discotexas.

Throes + the Shine recently collaborated with German producer Daniel Haaksman on his new album. (Read our story on Haaksman’s new record here.)

Embodying both adventure and vitality, the collective use every ounce of their creativity to build something unique; most evident in their unmissable live energy. Already a regular presence on the festival circuit, including landmark stops at Roskilde, Lowlands and Rock En Seine, they can next be witnessed taking their explosive sound on tour across Europe.

Produced by esteemed Portuguese DJ Moullinex, this is the band’s first project to feature collaborations with other bands and musicians from three different continents.

Catch Throes + the Shine on tour in the following European cities in the coming months, and stream “Guerreros” below.

02.06 – Badaboum – Paris, France
03.06La Nef – Angoulême, France
04.06 – Festival Aucard de Tours – Tours, France
25.06 – Nuit Africaine Festival – Ottignies, Belgium
07.07 – NOS Alive – Lisbon, Portugal
13.08 – Monte Verde Festival – Azores, Portugal


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