New Frente Cumbiero 7″ Released19 March, 2012
The day has arrived; the ridiculously good new 7″ from Frente Cumbiero was today released on the US-based record label Names You Can Trust. The record contains two new songs from the group, “Unconvention” and “Iko” and is available as both a 7″ and digitally.
Here’s a little blurb about the new release:
After securing heavy rotation status with their debut single on Names You Can Trust, Frente Cumbiero triumphantly returns with their 2nd original single. Building upon their recent and rousing European and New York City tour in 2011, as well as the ongoing Ondatrópica project with Quantic at the legendary Disco Fuentes studio in Medellín, this new single encapsulates the energy the group has developed as musicians and performers, as expressed in the rousing percussive, energy of the A-Side bomb “Unconvention”, to the synth-bass driven, psychedelic trip of B-Side “Ika”. A perfect blend of Colombian roots rhythms and modern, inventive composition and instrumentation that’ll have bodies shaking and heads turning – another strong reminder that Frente Cumbiero is quickly becoming the leader in the Cumbia Nueva movement.
If you want to find out what kinds of emotions this music will encite in you check out this review on The Hard Data. You can also find out more via our interview with Frente Cumbiero’s Mario Galeano Toro.
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