Meridian Brothers - El Advenimiento del Castillo Mujer CREP32


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Traditional instruments, electronics and distorted vocals are dragged through an array of influences to create a world that is as original as it is unclassifiable.

Originally released back in 2006 by Colombian label La Distritofonica, the limited CD-only album showcased a rare style of "Abstract folk music" inspired on the experiments of some Bogota collectives from the time (2005-2006).

Recorded and composed in Copenhagen between 2005/06 by founding and core member Eblis Alvarez (vocals, guitars & electronics) each song is intended to explore a different energy and mood, from the pure abstract rhythms, to concrete vallenato, cumbia and currulao.

Alvarez explains further: “I was looking for a very abstract image of these influences, working a lot with the sound, but not in an electronic music fashion - looking for mainly weird results in rhythm and texture. My way of playing the instruments is not quite usual either, making a lot of small noises and deformed melodies.”

Tracks


  1. A1.La industria del deporte
  2. A2. Canción del moderno templario
  3. A3. El Cantinero experimental
  4. A4. El ojo de la princesa
  5. A5. Jornada Nacional para la utilización de antídotos
  6. B1. Canción de invierno
  7. B2. El enamorado
  8. B3. Me llaman cumbiambera adolorida
  9. B4. Coplas pa' cantar al atardecer

Pressing Information


Pressing of 500 units
Insert with printed lyrics
Artwork re-adapted from original CD cover
LP Release Date: 26th August 2016