Sidesteppin’ to La Paloma

Sidestepper – “La Paloma”

Another sure-fire hit for the party mix! This track is packed full of so much good musical fun it’s hard to break it down, but, think post-Fela Afro-Beat horns, sweet call and answer Spanish vocals, an unstoppable beat and some dubby rhythm section work reminiscent of the best David Byrne / Brian Eno collaborations. Or you could just say this music is fresh air for the soul. Thumbs up for this outstanding record outta Bogota, Colombia. And a tip o’ the ska hat to Din for another great link.

“La Paloma” (mp3)
from “The Buena Vibra Sound System”
(Palm Pictures)

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