But let me confess you something, that, now and then, when I drive, I listen to the radio: to Radio Mambo, precisely. Some radio, uh? Actually, it is a local radio from Rome, broadcasting h24 salsero music. And my steering wheel is my bongos. I am a die-hard finger tapper. My workmates hate me for that.
Anyway. I do not know who and when this Pílon CD has been sent to me, my name is on some PR list, but as I checked out their name and found on YT this very nice live performance of Los Hacheros, thre's their singer, also congas player, Hector Papote Jimenez who tells the kids 'now everybody can go crazy' and that's what those kids do.. I loved it!
These five young men are from New.. Nueva York (if I am not wrong), and they wisely dose the romance through percussions with trombone, violin, flute (these two add some special extra power to their melodies, listen Papote's Guajira), guitar, bass, other specifics, and last but not least, vocals. Fully enjoyable like a margarita glass in a Dexter episode. Oh, I'm that full of clichés, pardon me. But today it is a rainy day in Rome, and with more than a rain drop, this town sinks down.
Rumba paced, they fit like a perfect charanga. Where Convergencia is has got a magnificient violin/flute intro to step into a time machine directed straight to the 50s. Or the wah wah rhythmics of Mami Me Gusto: delicious.
A genuine 5 piece orchestra.
And the instrumental finale left to Cha-cha Erzlia is simply 60s fashioned, the missing sound score for a Black Edward's movie.
A genuinely beautiful record.
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Previously, on komakino fanzine, about 'Los Hacheros':
08/11 Roma @ black market Unplugged In Monti w/ Haley Heynderickx 11/11 Arceto @ la salumeria del rock 13/11 Cosenza @ Hub 16/11 Terni @ mishima 17/11 Torre santa susanna @ ipogeo club 18/11 ravenna @ circolo abatjour
23/03 Ravenna @ Bronson
24/03 atri (te) @ Paesaggi Sonori - Teatro Comunale
25/03 Montemarciano (AN) @ Klang Festival c/o Teatro Alfieri
26/03 roma @ EVOL club
via dei lucani 22
27/03 milano @ Magnolia
28/03 padova @ Mame
29/03 genova @ Teatro Altrove
30/03 pordenone @ Ex Convento San Francesco
02/11 bologna @ locomotiv -
biglietto 18,00 euro + d.p., disponibili in prevendita su www.ticketone.it
ingresso riservato ai soci AICS 03/11 roma @ traffic - biglietto 18,00 euro + d.p. disponibili in prevendita su www.bookingshow.com
ingresso riservato ai soci 04/11 milano @ serraglio - via Gualdo Priorato, 5 - biglietto 15,00 euro + d.p. disponibili in prevendita su www.mailticket.it
ingresso riservato ai soci ACSI
in duo con Laura Loriga (Mimes of Wine) a tastiera/voce
17/02 Fermo @ Teatro Nuovo di Capodarco - Klang
18/02 Perugia @ T-Trane Records tbc
19/02 Roma @ Unplugged in Monti
20/02 Carpi (Mo) @ AppenaAppena tbc
26/01 ferrara @ korova milk bar 27/01 roma @ stadlin , ingresso gratuito, v. Antonio Pacinotti 83 - 10:30 PM - Free entry
Video Projection: Michele Manfellotto
Yard Press Books Table DJ Set from 12:00 PM
06/02 milano @ kraken
08/02 roma @ evol
09/02 fontanafredda @ astro club
10/02 recanati (an) @ circolo dong