Argentina’s Lagartijeando drops a brand new single from his upcoming album coming out in October. Taking the traditional Cumbia vibes deeply into the outer reaches of space, “Sideral Cumbia” comes with minimalist drums, a bouncing bassline, echoes upon echos of synth, staccato guitar and even some mbira before coming back to earth momentarily for a swelling horn section. A triumphant return for one of our favorite producers pushing the boundaries of Latin Music, Folk, and Electronic music even further.
Lagartijeando is the name of producer, musician and DJ Mati Zundel. Strongly influenced by his travels through Latin America, Mati’s signature psychedelic dance tracks latch onto everything from traditional folk sounds from the Bolivian altiplano to the jungle beats of Brazil. Mati hypnotically fuses his traditional influences (with an emphasis on shaman chant and charango loops) with contemporary electronic beats, creating a sound that once left NPR speechless.