Thursday, February 2, 2023 by DJ Uncertain #technology #music

Jace Clayton, Xandão, and Turbo Sonidero talk Cumbia

Jace Clayton is an artist, Dj, and writer. His book Uproot: Travels in 21st Century Music and Digital Culture was recently published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Alexandra "Xandão" Lippman is a DJ, anthropologist, and writer. She co-founded the record label and creative collaboration, Discos Rolas, with Gary "Ganas" Garay in 2019, ran the Sound Ethnography Project, and hosts a monthly radio show on Dublab called “Sound Study.” She produced ¡Un Saludo! Mexican Soundsystem Cumbia in LA, a compilation which highlights how LA became a hub of border-crossing cumbia sonidera in the United States.

Turbo Sonidero is a music producer from San José, CA with family roots in Mexico City and Puebla. He explores the darker, mystical undercurrents of cumbia as one half of Grupo Jejeje and through the Kumbia Obscura movement. He is co-founder of Sonido Clash, a cultural arts collective exploring latinx art + sound

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