Frente Cumbiero get dub makeover from Mad Professor20 November, 2011
Frente Cumbiero have pushed themselves to the front of the international cumbia scene after releasing their Pitchito 7″ last year. Now they have followed it up with Frente Cumbiero Meets Mad Professor, a record that will surely solidify their status as ones to watch.
Frente Cumbiero Meets Mad Professor is a collaboration between Frente Cumbiero, dub producer Mad Professor and a number of other Bogotá-based artists such as Liliana Saumet (Bomba Estéreo), Javier Fonseca (Alerta Kamarada), Kiño (Kmusic) and Shaun Turner.
Mad Professor – who hails from Georgetown, Guyana – is renowned for working with artists such as Lee “Scratch” Perry, Massive Attack and The Orb. He also worked with one of our favourites, DJ Tudo, on his Nos Quintais do Mundo album.
There’s a great piece on Frente Cumbiero with more information at latinbutcool.blogspot.com/2010/08/frente-cumbiero-pitchitoananas-tornillo.html
You can buy Frente Cumbiero Meets Mad Professor at Vampisoul and find out more about the band and album at frentecumbiero.com
Listen to the album below:
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