“Cumbia hasn’t suddenly become hip; cumbia was always hip.”
12/15/2011, 3:39 pm
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Will Holland AKA Quantic talks to PRI’s The World-anchor, Marco Werman as well as MTV HIVE.  Soundway’s ‘The Original Sound of Cumbia’ is OUT NOW.

pri_the_world_logoClick above to listen to Will’s convo with Marco Werman

“Vintage recordings of Colombian cumbia re collected in a new two CD set called “The Original Sound of Cumbia.” The recordings come from 78s, 45s and LPs that record collector Will Holland found while scouring bins in Colombia.”

Will mentions he will be working on a compilation highlighting other Colombian rhythms from the Choco region and Pacific region of Buenaventura like, Currulao.


Read the entire piece by clicking on the logo

“The vintage, percolating, rough-cut tunes compiled by Quantic on his exhaustive cumbia overview thrills, disorients, and invigorates.”


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