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Quantic

Quantic AKA Will Holland: Musican, Producer & Music Selector heralding from Worcestershire, England. Currently beat making, tape splicing and dub cutting in the tropics of Colombia, South America Close X

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Chris Richards
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Mixtapes

TIPICA Sound

A short expedition into the much overlooked tipica cumbia sound of Panama

The heartache, melancholy and joy in the Panama Tipica sound is hard to match and like no other to experience. It comes from a rich background of regional musical traditions, carnival rivalry and hotbeds like the legendary 'Festival en Guarare'. As I understand it, Panamanian cumbia was first played on violin until the arrival of accordions on the Isthmus, most early acordeoneros were violinists first and foremost. This mixtape comprises of some of the best 45s from the Herrera and Los Santos provinces, from the mid 50s through to late 60s. Over the last few years I've had the good fortune to meet several of these wonderful artists. Featured here: Dorindo, Papi Brandao, Oswaldo,Fito Espina, Ulpiano, Ceferino and more... (photo compliments of Papi Brandao). Viva Panama!

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