Chancha Vía Circuito

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Chancha Vía Circuito
Birth namePedro Canale
BornGreater Buenos Aires
Origin Argentina
Genres
Occupation(s)
Instruments
Years active2005-
LabelsWaxploitation
ZZK Records
Crammed Discs (for Europe)
Wonderwheel Recordings (for USA)
WebsiteChancha Vìa Circuito on facebook
Chancha Vìa Circuito on SoundCloud

Pedro Canale, better known as his stage name Chancha Vía Circuito is a producer, DJ/remixer and composer, from Greater Buenos Aires, Argentina.[1] Fusion of electronic music and cumbia is key factor of Chancha Vía Circuito's music. He explores the minimal side of digital cumbia with inspiration from Afro-dance, murgas, minimal dub, IDM, and downtempo. Computer bleeps share sonic space with folkloric chant. Candombe drums are accompanied by the sample of a machete splicing the air and a vocal line of indigenous bebop is layered over hints of dub.[2]

Biography[edit]

Exploring various Latin American musical influences, including folklore music, reggae, cumbia sonidera, Colombian cumbia and Peruvian cumbia, Chancha Vía Circuito has been producing instrumental musics by fusing electronic music with acoustic instruments and voices since 2005.[1]

Since 2010 Chancha Vía Circuito is one of favorite artists of NPR's Alt.Latino.[3][4][5][6]

Discography[edit]

Source:[7]

Albums[edit]

  • Rodante (2008)
  • Río Arriba (2010)[3]
  • Los Pastores Mixtape (2010)
  • Amansara (2014)[5][6]
  • Bienaventuranza (2018)
  • Pino Europeo (2018)

Singles & EPs[edit]

  • Bersa Discos (2008)
  • Rodante (2008)
  • Semillas EP (2012)
  • Coplita (2014)
  • Como Noide (2019)

DJ Mixes[edit]

  • Río Arriba Mixtape (2010)
  • Mixtape Cumbiero - European Tour 2013 (2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Chancha Via Circuito - Info|Facebook". Pedro Canale. 2014. Retrieved 12 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Chancha via Circuito - virtualWOMEX". womex.com. 2014. Retrieved 12 December 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Adios 2010: Alt.Latino Salutes The Albums Of The Year". NPR.org(Alt.Latino). 26 December 2010. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
  4. ^ "This Weekend On Alt.Latino: Three DJs You Should Hear". NPR.org. 5 June 2011. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Alt.Latino's Favorite Latin Music Of 2014". NPR.org(Alt.Latino). 4 December 2014. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
  6. ^ a b "Dreaming En Español: Latin Music To Soothe Your Summertime Soul". NPR.org(Alt.Latino). Retrieved 11 June 2015.
  7. ^ "Chancha Vía Circuito Discography at Discogs". Discogs. 2014. Retrieved 12 December 2014.

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