El Sonido: Terror Amor, Buyepongo, Triángulo de Amor Bizarro, Frikstailers

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AJ Dávila y Terror Amor live at KEXP // photo by Chilly

This week in El Sonido we’ve got some rock and roll and some electronic styles to share - taking us from Spain to Puerto Rico, Los Angeles to planet Klajnak.

Kicking it off is AJ Dávila y Terror Amor with an exclusive live KEXP performance that they recorded in October of 2014. There’s drinking, there’s swearing, and most importantly, there’s some straight up infectious garage from the self-titled LP and Beibi, both of which were released that year.

Next up is brand new tunes from the L.A. Latin funk group Buyepongo. I loved the first couple tracks that they released, and the Captain Planet / Canyon Cody Remix of their joint Maestros always slays on the dance floor when I play it out. I’m so happy to hear that their full-length record, Todo Mundo, drops at the end of this month. Check a couple of the brand new songs below.

Moving on to Frikstailers whose new track "Woranait," featuring Argentine pop star Leo García, is probably their most soulful and catchy output to date though it still has that signature driving laser beat that we’ve come to love. The duo, originally from Buenos Aires and now based in Mexico City, stopped by KEXP to perform live in 2010. (well, Rafa did. Lisandro was sick for that tour) I’m pretty sure that’s the only time an artist has incorporated a dance dance revolution pad in one of our live sets, for real.

Another anticipated LP on the way is Salve Discordia, the 4th by Spain’s Triángulo de Amor Bizarro. Their thick post-punk intergaláctico has never disappointed, and though they promise this to be their most polished record to date it’s got more than plenty rough of edges based on the two tracks already available: "Desmadre Estigio" and "Gallo Negro Se Levanta."

Finishing things off let’s peek back at some of the best of 2015 with a great mix of tracks put together by the fine folks at Sounds and Colours.

Thanks for listening. See you next time.paz.

Chilly hosts El Sonido every Monday night from 6-9 PM. Follow Chilly on Twitter and El Sonido on Facebook and Twitter.

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