Regional Release New Compilation of Latin America’s Finest Electronic Music27 March, 2014
At the end of last year, the Chilean label Sello Regional quietly released two compilations of some of the best new electronic music coming out of Latin America. Seriously, our minds were blown after hearing the boozy Bolivian chicha of “Maldito Licor” and the dirty danzon of Mexico’s Yelram Selectah, to name just two of the tracks that make these “must-have” compilations. After releasing a string of great EPs by the likes of SidiRum, Orihuela MMS and Yelram Selectah, Regional are back with a brand new compilation, entitled Regional Presenta Temporal Vol. 3, and boy is it a belter!
Essentially a collection of experimental and bass-heavy electronic tracks from across Latin America, Regional describe the latest compilation as (according to my rough translation) a “collection of cutting-edge sounds, experiments based on the daily rhythms of Latin America’s poorest neighbourhoods using modern production techniques like sampling, putting the emphasis on sub-bass and the use of digital tools, resulting in a panorama of the current South American electronic music scene.”
The compilation includes music from Ecuador, Argentina, Chile, Perú, México and Uruguay, with artists including Andrés Digital, Che Cumbé, El Barba Dub, Estrellas Del Trópico and Tribilin Sound, many of which are new names to us. The most important thing is that there is no filler, just a collection of some of the best new electronic music coming out of Latin America. We implore you to give this a listen!
More info on Temporal Vol. 3 at selloregional.com/releases/temporal-vol-3
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