|1.||"Papa Lopez" (2:41)|
|2.||"Vamos Pa Venecia" (2:37)|
|1.||"La Hamaca" (2:31)|
|2.||"La Suerte" (3:20)|
For the uninitiated, Tonada Baile Cantado is a collaborative project helmed by members of the Brooklyn-based Bulla en el Barrio, a fluid collective of young musicians dedicated to making new music in the Colombian "Bullerengue" style. This is volume two in an ongoing series of releases and is every bit as vibrant as its predecessor. First up is "Papa Lopez", where chanted, Afro-influenced female vocals rise above a dense and percussive groove. This is quickly followed by the up-beat thrust of the similarly inclined "Vamos Pa Venecia" and B-side opener "La Hamaca", where brilliant vocal harmonies dance over another insatiable hand percussion groove. Closing cut "La Suerte", meanwhile, may well be the best of the bunch; it's certainly the heaviest.
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