Nouvelle Ambiance with Hugo Mendez

Beats Out of Time

120 minsFirst aired 8 Feb 2019
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Hugo Mendez explores unusual rhythms of Colombia and Guyana and their influence on today’s percussive grooves.

This month, Sofrito label cofounder Hugo Mendez dives into the different approaches to percussion and time signatures, from traditional field recordings to more modern electronic experiments. We’re threading a line from Guyana and Colombia through the ages to today’s modern grooves.

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