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Barbès owner and Roots of Chicha producer Olivier Conan, not satisfied with the sole release of vintage tracks, wanted to explore the music further. With the help of keyboardist Joshua Camp and guitarist Vincent Douglas, he created Chicha Libre as a means to explore and transform a music that had fallen out of favor with younger people.
Chicha Libre’s sound and approach were completely indebted to the Peruvian bands it originally emulated. Like their mentors, they used surf guitar, organ sounds and Latin percussion to play a mixture of borrowed and homegrown sounds - but they had no qualms in adding their own foreign and personal touches. Their borrowings differed from that of their Peruvian precursors – with bits of classical music and pop debris from three continents - and, with little desire to remain authentic, they quickly started experimenting. After all, the Latin rhythms that formed the basis of the music were almost as foreign to them as they were to the Shipibo Indians who first took up the electric guitar.
|A2||Primavera En La Selva||4:02|
|A3||Mi Platto De Barro||2:21|
|A5||The Hungry Song||4:06|
|B3||Six Pieds Sous Terre||3:33|
|B4||Un Shipibo En Espana||3:09|
|C1||La Cumbia Del Zapatero||2:41|
|C3||Yo No Fui||2:30|
|C4||Gnossiene No. 1||4:33|
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