Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Bauhaus + Buena Vista Social Club = “Latintronica”

On the heels of Bebel Gilberto’s hit album Tanto Tempo, more and more musicians are dabbling with electro-Latin or Latintronica, a musical genre mixing electronic music with traditional Latin music. For groups such as Nortec Collective, Bossacucanova, and Plastilina Mosh, Latintronica represents “the exuberance - the magical realism and the reckless appetite for life that most Latin music has - and (the) melancholy feel that defines all Latin music”.

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