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La Nueva Cumbia - Arakataka

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La Nueva Cumbia - Arakataka

Arakataka are a blend of experienced Melbournian musicians who are following the growing trend in South America for what is known as "La nueva cumbia" the new Cumbia, which is the Renaissance of Cumbia as a popular music style in countries such as Chile, Argentina, Peru and Colombia.

Arakataka has bought these sounds to Melbourne and offers some of the classic Cumbia tones and sounds blended with a modern aranged sound and other folk Latin American styles.

With surf melodic lines and heavy skanking electric guitar sounds, heavy brass sections, booming drums n bass and accompanying vocals, Arakataka's sound is sure to make you want to get up of your booty and shake it to the sound of Cumbia.

Arakataka was born from the DNA of band members and their cultural influences in music and life. Cumbia is a part of the South American way of life.

Band Members:

  • Oscar Poncell (Lead Guitar)
  • Ivan Silva (Lead Vocal)
  • Jay Scarlett (Trombone)
  • Charlie Woods (Trumpet)
  • Damien Ellis (Drums)
  • Juan Antonio Osegueda (Bass)

Cumbia is a originated in the Caribbean coast of with an eponymous dance and has since spread as far as Argentina and Chile local scenes. In Chile, Cumbia is gaining new attention as the result of an emergence of acts formed by younger musicians usually labelled as "La Nueva Cumbia Chilena" (The new Chilean Cumbia), including bands such as Salvaje, Sonora Tomo como Rey.

These new bands offer some of the classic tones and sounds of Chilean blended with Rock or other folk Latin American styles music genre popular across Latin America. Colombia, where it is associated Mexico Chile.

It has given rise to numerous sub-genres and scenes.

Arakataka is the name of the town that is the birthplace of Nobel Prize Winning author Gabriel García Márquez and is widely recognized as the model for the mythical "Macondo". Macondo also a very widely known cumbia tune.

 


 

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