Label: Sony Records Intl - SICP 3380-1 • Format: 2x, CD Album Paper sleeveDVD DVD-Video • Country: Japan • Genre: Rock, Latin, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Acoustic, Cubano
From Re-Foctheir very first release inpost-nuevo flamenco guitar duo Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero thumbed their noses at purist notions of flamenco. Having initially come from heavy metal, they wedded their new music to metal's pyrotechnics and the various folk styles of their native Mexico, creating a new genre in acoustic music. That said, Area 52 is unlike anything they have recorded before. Logos - Rodrigo Y Gabriela And C.U.B.A.
* - Area 52 album began as simply an orchestral overview of tunes from their catalog to issue while they wrote new material, but it became something wholly other. Along with producer Peter Asher and arranger Alex Wilson whose charts here are almost too fantastic to believethey employed C.
Recording mainly in Havana, the duo, with C. Here, those acoustic guitars are augmented by strings, a whomping funky electric bassline, a full brass section, saxophone, and flute.
They travel through fiery Afro-Cuban montunos and charging descargas wed seamlessly to their brand of flamenco. Sitar great Anoushka Shankar helps out on "Ixtapa" by playing an illuminating solo amid the acoustic guitars and percussion section, before they force her to up the ante and improvise Latin style, touching on guaguanco.
Sanchez 's acoustic steel-string and electric lap steel guitar solos are delicious, too. The ouds and guitars exchange fours and eights, getting kissed by a flute.
Before things get too sweet, the horns blast in, ushering in a duel between ouds and guitars melding Middle Eastern and Latin musics. It commences as a frenetic big-band flamenco with guitars, drums, and flute up front before things get whompy, and danzon and rumba make entrances and exits. While it would seem that nothing on Area 52 should work, it all does.
Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.
Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists.
Streams Videos All Posts. Release Date January 24, Genre Latin. Recording Date June, - September, Day Driving Motivation. Track Listing. Santo Domingo. Drink Fight & Fuck - GG Allin & The Swankfucs - Shock Art Festival Montreal, Canada May 22, 1988 Maqui. Diablo Rojo. Juan Loco.
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