Wednesday, 27 October 2010

ZIZEK European Tour 2009. Electronic Cumbia to spice up a world conquering

In 2009 ZIZEK visited Europe, This post was taken from http://fabrikalink.com/index.php/headlines/news/399-zizek-european-tour-electro-dub-cumbia-to-spice-up-a-world-conquering

Argentina's leading producers of digital cumbia, electro-folklore and mashups bring the next global dance flavor to Europe´s music festivals and genre bending parties

Over the past two years, Buenos Aires-based collective Zizek has checked a few items off the to-do list. Promoted experimental cumbia into a dance-music watchword? Check. Taken its DJs and artists to the world’s biggest clubs and festivals? Check. And now, with its second genre-defining stable showcase, ZZK Records proves that the mash-up of cumbia, reggaeton, and baile funk isn’t just a trend, but a worldwide art form. - XLR8R Mag

”No wonder Clarín, Argentina's largest newspaper, had nominated Zizek as one of the best parties of the year — it was awesome." - New York Times

“Mixing cumbia melodies with way out electro sounds and samples artists, [Zizek] is bringing the new sound of Argentina to the world.” -SXSW.com

ZZK's newest artist Tremor, a power trio pushing Latin American music into the 21st Century, will be in Europe for the first time, alongside heavyweights Fauna (who many say was the best show at Roskilde this past July) and the creators of the ZZK movement, Villa Diamante & El G.

Tour Dates
11/27 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Global CPH
11/28 - Berlin, Germany - Worldtronics, Haus der Kulturen Der Welt
12-01 - Huesca, Spain, Centro Cultural el Matadero
12/05 - Rennes, France - Trans Musicales de Rennes
12/09 - Paris, France - Social Club
12/10 - Munich, Germany - Hypie Hypie
12/12 - Cologne, Germany - Favela Blast
12/12 - Stockholm, Sweden - Ljudfesten

Check out this great story on CNN

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