Tag Archives: Peru

SONG OF THE DAY El Opio – Pusher

With a band name that was inspired by a man they saw smoking opium in a store one day, El Opio (Opium) were a Peruvian psych-rock band that formed in the early 1970’s. Active for only a couple of years, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Juaneco y su Combo – La Cumbia del Pacurro

Today’s joyous offering fills my heart with sunshine and I love it very much. It’s happy vibe, accentuated by radiant vocals and whistles, is particularly prominent given that it was written in the wake of tragedy and its authentic sound … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Martin Bruhn – Música Huanca

“In short, this album represents the constant search for my own carnival and this time I am happy to invite the rest of the world to join this great fiesta.” Due for release next week, Germany’s Shika Shika Records are proud … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Los Saicos – Come On

Considered one of the most original and influential Latin American bands of the 1960’s, Los Saicos were a pioneering Peruvian Garage/Proto Punk band from Lima, Peru. When they first emerged there were many groups trying to imitate the style and … Continue reading

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