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<!--2012071716-->Ondatropica - 'Ondatropica' [(Black) Vinyl [3LP]]
<!--2012071716-->Ondatropica - 'Ondatropica' [(Black) Vinyl [3LP]]
<!--2012071716-->Ondatropica - 'Ondatropica' [(Black) Vinyl [3LP]]
<!--2012071716-->Ondatropica - 'Ondatropica' [(Black) Vinyl [3LP]]
<!--2012071716-->Ondatropica - 'Ondatropica' [(Black) Vinyl [3LP]]
<!--2012071716-->Ondatropica - 'Ondatropica' [(Black) Vinyl [3LP]]

Ondatropica

Ondatropica

Black Vinyl Import

Vinyl LP Record [3LP]

$29.97
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Conceived by Colombian musician Mario Galeano, the force behind the band Frente Cumbiero, and English producer Will 'Quantic' Holland, Ondatrpica brings together an all-star cast representing both the classic and modern styles of la musica Colombiana.

Over 3 weeks in January 2012 at the famous Discos Fuentes studios in Medelln legendary figures from Colombian music joined a group of younger Colombian musicians that included members of both Mario's band Frente Cumbeiro and Quantic's Combo Barbaro. The plan; "to re-interpret the tropical musical heritage of Colombia with new approaches in composition, arrangement and production in a classic and mythical setting."

For the recording Will and Mario were joined by Colombian legends including big-hitting saxophonist Michi Sarmiento, multi-instrumentalist Fruko and accordion-playing don and singer Anibal Velasquez as well as a new wave of Colombian and South American musicians such as Chilean MC Ana Tijoux and El Chongo, a young percussionist and beatboxer from the city of Cartagena on the Caribbean coast.

A mixture of well known and classic Colombian styles such as cumbia, porro, gaita and champeta clash head-on with boogaloo, ska, beat-box, hip hop, dub and funk on the record. The tracks range from straight-up timeless pieces with one foot in the 1960s and 70s to progressive and forward-looking recordings firmly rooted in the 21st century. Mario and Will also adopted a 100% analogue recording approach in tribute to a sound and feel that the studio had been lacking for some years now.

Soundway's exploration into Colombian music began in 2007 with it's much acclaimed compilation 'Colombia! The Golden Age of Discos Fuentes The Powerhouse of Colombian Music 1960-76'. That compilation features many original works from the above-mentioned artists as well as some of the main session men of the day that also played on this new record. It's fitting then that Ondatrpica came together in the legendary Discos Fuentes studios in Medelln.

3XLP comes with bonus 7", MP3 download of release and features full booklet documenting the creation of the album and the artists who featured on it.
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