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Thursday, September 23, 2010

That's My Jam!: The Frikstailers' Glowing World Beats

Posted By on Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 5:20 PM

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Somewhere in the middle of the separate-but-similar worlds of electro, dubstep, cumbia, hip-hop, and house exists Argentinian duo Frikstailers (pronounced: "freak-stylers"), a party-starting outfit that wants to show you the future of South American club music. And on its recently released four-soung EP for the ZZK label, Bicho de Luz, the Frikstailers do just that.

Producer/DJs Rafa Caivano and Lasandro Sona deftly incorporate the slow bounce of cumbia and hip-hop with the thick, buzzing bass and fractured vocal samples of dubstep -- adding a large portion of electro and house music's otherworldly sonics over the top -- to create a sound that shines like a bright neon sign inviting you to enter a new world of tropical dance music. And that's exactly what Frikstailers' Bicho de Luz EP does: It shows you a glowing glimpse of the duo's live set, which you can catch this coming Monday, September 27, at The Red Devil Lounge. Listen to the EP below and see for yourself.

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