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SXSW '09: La Pupuña

Posted by James Reed  March 21, 2009 07:23 PM

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Their name is in Spanish, their sound is distinctly '60s, and they could easily be the next big thing in world music. Brazil's La Pupuña got the crowd worked up at the club Copa last night with its infectious guitarrada music, essentially a hybrid of surf rock, cumbia, and Caribbean sounds. If you weren't dancing to this last night, you weren't listening. If you didn't have a caipirinha or Mojito in your hand, you missed out:

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  1. The guitar player said "I don't speak english very well, but I know how to make you dance", it's true.
    Realy, this was the best thing in world music at South by Southwest!!

    Posted by Peter Smith April 6, 09 03:06 AM
 

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