Meridian Brothers 'El Advenimiento del Castillo Mujer'
Historic release of the first Meridian Brothers album, El Advenimiento Del Castillo Mujer. Originally released back in 2006 by Colombian label La Distritofonica, the limited CD-only album showcased a rare style of "Abstract folk music" inspired on the experiments of some Bogota collectives from the time (2005-2006).
Recorded and composed in Copenhagen between 2005/06 by founding and core member Eblis Alvarez (vocals, guitars & electronics) each song is intended to explore a different energy and mood, from the pure abstract rhythms, to concrete vallenato, cumbia and currulao. Alvarez explains further:
“I was looking for a very abstract image of these influences, working a lot with the sound, but not in an electronic music fashion - looking for mainly weird results in rhythm and texture. My way of playing the instruments is not quite usual either, making a lot of small noises and deformed melodies.”
1. La industria del deporte
2. Cancion del moderno templario
3. El Cantinero experimental
4. El ojo de la princesa
5. Jornada Nacional para la utilizacion de antidotos
1. Cancion de invierno
2. El enamorado
3. Me llaman cumbiambera adolorida
4. Coplas pa' cantar al atardecer