Mindblowing sounds from the one of the originators of Colombian champeta – a mad music
ian who's able to bring together a huge array of sounds into one very unique groove! The collection crackles with energy right from the very first note – then explodes into a music
al frenzy that includes Latin rhythms, psychedelic production, African-styled guitar lines, Caribbean rootsy percussion, and lots lots more – all wrapped together with the kind of skittish, restless approach that can often make Colombian recordings so great! There's a raw sound to many of the tracks – a vibe that feels more like the earlier years of Disco Fuentes than most other 80s recordings – and the set's got great notes on Abelardo and his music
, and a batch of titles that includes "Muevela", "Viajando", "La Playa", "Baile Del Indio", "La Negra Kulengue", "Ejen En Acordeon", "Oye Muje Muje", "Guiero A Mi Gente", "Guana Tangula", and "A Otro Perro Con Ese Hueso".