Sonido Martines’ Top 11 Obscure Psych Cumbia Gems| 15 September, 2015
While it is not exactly true to say that these songs are described as “psych cumbia” in Latin America, it’s true that this name has found its place as a way of referring to various different styles of tropical Latin American music. And here it is! This is the point where the Andean guitar got tropicalized and gave birth to a whole new danceable musical universe.
This short selection is devoted to songs that are not particularly well-known from the genre, with the majority from Peru, but also from Ecuador and Mexico.
Los Pakines “Venus”
El Tunchi Loco “Rebajada”
Tony Marín y Los Tierra Roja “Pongo de Manseriche”
Jasehf y Su Grupo “Piscis y Acuario”
Los Scorpios “Si No Quieres Bailar Vuelve a Casa”
Los Atomos de Paramonga “El Trencito”
Los Angeles “Oasis”
Polibio Mayorga “Cumbia de los Borrachitos”
Las Animas de Tepito “Temazo Sonidero”
Los Blue Kings de Ñaña “El Rey Loco”
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