This is the 2nd installment of Rebel Up! LeBlanc’s obsession with Mexican cumbia sonidera. Special attention goes to the position and role of the sonidero in Mexican popular cumbia sonidera. He’s the DJ/MC/entertainer with cult status, permanently on the voice over, close to the laser sounds, jingles and effects… pitched voices, heavy rhythm n bass, endless shifting loops, cheap synth sounds, accordeons galore: welcome to any good old block party in Monterrey, Puebla, DF or LA, *Nueva* York or New Jersey.
Cumbia Sonidera mixtape – Con Sabor vol 2 by Rebel Up! on Mixcloud
PURA MUSICA DEL BARRIO! perfect for listening while BBQ in the sun with a crate of chilled beers.
If you feel like more, check out the first volume here: cumbia sonidera mix – con sabor!
dj LeBlanc 4 Rebel Up! devilish sounds
image: Mirjam Wirz, from the amazing photo serie “CUMBIA SONIDERA: Soundsystem Culture in Mexico City and Monterrrey, Mexico, 2010-2011”