Tamoanchan EP

by El Búho

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jimi gibson
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jimi gibson everything from this label..just discovered, had to have it all..amazing--organic--fluidness, just incredible...Its almost as if you can feel it in your blood...
Liza Nicklin
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Liza Nicklin I'm so happy with this EP - the vibe is wonderful, the ideas and production superb. I love all the tracks equally.
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crow_ Beautiful percussive style, I love the finger clicks and the ringing bells in Hora Más Oscura, which incidentally is a fantastically evocative name. An interesting, real-sounding take on edm, chilled and ambient. Favorite track: La Hora Más Oscura.
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fff214 It's beautiful and original. Favorite track: Noche Tepotzotlán.
Rebel Up SebCat
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Rebel Up SebCat such a great EP, organic cumbia with traditional Mexican caresses and soft touches. Progressive shamanist moods that linger in your mind & body, pulsating with warm vibes. Favorite track: Noche Tepotzotlán.
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Brad Weber El Buho makes quality modern electronic cumbia stuff everytime! Always a solid mix of electronics and organic sound sources. Never a disappointment!
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Tamoanchan is a humble dedication to the people, the beauty, the landscapes and the the darkness of México. This music was written in and inspired by El Búho´s two years living in Mexico City and time spent travelling across the country. It´s sound encompasses cumbia rhythms, deep basses and wavering flutes alongside field recordings of crickets, forests and festivals.

Cumbia de Totl or the cumbia of the owl narrates the journey out of Mexico City, rising above the mountains and into Mexico´s beautiful rolling landscapes. La Hora Más Oscura was written in the darkest hours of the night before dawn breaks at the Bahidora festival and is a dedication to the post-dancefloor. Noche Tepotzotlán, the sister track to Mañana Tepotzlan, was written on a return to the mythical town just outside of Mexico City but this time underneath the stars rather than as the dawn broke. Heroíca refers to Heroíca Veracruz the capital of one of the most troubled and violent states in Mexico but also one of the most historic and beautiful.


released July 4, 2017

Written & Produced by Robin Perkins
Art by Roberto Sánchez
Mastered by Rob Small


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