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The Rough Guide to Psychedelic Salsa

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Released: 23rd Feb 2015


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Released: 13th Apr 2015


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explores the heady influence of psychedelia on salsa, from the fuzzy tropical guitars of the 60s & 70s to today's cutting edge bands experimenting with weird & wonderful psychedelic sounds.

Psychedelic rock & salsa came of age together in the mid to late 1960s under parallel socio-cultural circumstances of upheaval, unrest & experimentation within the respective youth cultures of their core audiences; the best known apotheoses being Santana in rock & Eddie Palmieri in salsa. Aside from the obvious Afro-Cuban influences in both artists, the historical connections between the psychedelic & salsa may not be that readily obvious to the casual observer, but there are quite a few & this compilation aims to shed some light in this regard, at least musically.

The Rough Guide to Psychedelic Salsa

  1. Grupo Fantasma feat. Larry Harlow - Naci De La Rumba Y Guaguanco
  2. La Mecánica Popular - La Paz Del Freak
  3. Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno - Dub Y Guaguanco
  4. Conjunto Siglo 21 - Jud Ross
  5. Ray Pérez Y Su Orquesta - Recordando Los Soneros
  6. San Lazaro - Muchacho Tranquilo
  7. Bacalao Men - Japones
  8. Nelson Y Sus Estrellas - Londres (London)
  9. Los Sander's De Ñaña - Recuerdos
  10. Los Pambele - Cannabis
  11. Fruko Y Sus Tesos - El Son Del Carangano
  12. Orchestra Rytmo Africa-Cubana - Vamos Pa' Dakar
  13. Bio Ritmo - Chuleta