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La Mecánica Popular LP

by Names You Can Trust

$15.00 / Sold Out

Artist: La Mecánica Popular
Title: La Mecánica Popular
Format: Vinyl LP
Speed: 33 RPM

On the heels of a steady rising, break out year in New York City, which has seen La Mecanica Popular perform & refine their "Psychedelic Salsa" sound in numerous venues throughout the area, as well as advance to become one of just 3 national finalists in Dewar's "Dewaristas: The Search for the Next Great Latin Sound," Names You Can Trust presents their debut long-player to a worldwide audience for the first time. Led off by the lead single and official video which dropped earlier in the year on NYCT, La Paz Del Freak, the album weaves it's way around the traditional stylings of Salsa & Bolero, with a heavy dose of electrico, incorporating a blend of Peruvian guitars & experimental synths, sounds and textures. They've been praised for their live performances and recordings alike, receiving endorsments and spins from notables such as Juanes, Quantic, Gilles Peterson & Bobbito to name a few.

The 9-track album of original compositions was recorded between NYC & Peru, written by band-leader Efrain Rozas and co-produced alongside Xuxi Lazzaro (Rita Indiana) & Manuel Garcia Orozco. Featuring a melting pot of musicians from New York, Colombia, Peru & Venezuela, as well as the core 8-piece ensemble that performs live, this debut album serves as a welcome connection between the roots, rhythms, and future possibilities of Tropical music and culture.

A1 : La Paz Del Freak
A2 : Ella Le Decia
A3 : Guajiro
A4 : Se Que Me Olvidaste

B1 : Arbol
B2 : Muy Distinto
B3 : Milagro
B4 : La Tragaespadas
B5 : Se Que Me Olvidaste - Alternate Version