Latin Folk Indietronica

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Mar 29, 2011


Alongside our signature Latin & disco flavors, Rusty & I have been spinning more indie at our Vaqueros Electricos night the last couple of months. Here are a few tunes I’ve been feeling.

1.  Chancha Vía Circuito – Río Arriba [ZZK Records]
The Argentinian producer returns with another album of dubbed-out cumbia that digs deep into Latin folk traditions for some wonderfully hypnotic melodies.
Currently on tour and coming to DC April 28th! Don’t miss it.
Grab a free download of crucial album cut Cumbion de las Aves

Chancha Via Circuito – Rio Arriba by zzkrecords

2.  Lykki Li – I Follow Rivers (The Magician Remix)[unreleased]
The Magician waves his wand over Lykke Li’s “I Follow Rivers” and give it a touch of Manifesto-era Roxy Music smooth disco magic.

Lykke Li “I Follow Rivers” The Magician Remix by TheMagician

3.  Cut Copy – Take Me Out (Original x Flight Facilities x Jamie What? Edit) [unreleased]
A very tasteful re-edit of Cut Copy’s excellent appropriation (re-write?) of Fleetwood Mac’s breezy 80s pop single ‘Everywhere.’

Cut Copy – Take Me Out (Original x Flight Facilities x Jamie What? Edit) by Jamie What?

4.  Toro Y Moi – Still Sound (Easterly Remix) [unreleased]
James Easterly gives Toro Y Moi a late-night dubbed-out disco feel. Very nice.

Toro y Moi – Still Sound (Easterly Remix) by James Easterly

5.  Adele – Rolling in the Deep (Cousin Cole Remix) [unreleased]
Cousin Cole renders Adele’s pop-soul as a mid-tempo thumping club track. Hottness.

Adele – Rolling In The Deep (Cousin Cole Remix) by COUSIN COLE

6.  Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie XX – I’ll Take Care of U [XL Recordings]
Jamie XX adds his remix magic to Gil Scott-Heron’s 2009 album ‘I’m New Here.’
Have a listen.

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