El Guincho

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El Guincho
El Guincho 2016 Lima.jpg
El Guincho in concert in Lima, Perú (2016)
Background information
Birth namePablo Díaz-Reixa
Also known asEl Guincho
GenresTropicália, Latin alternative, psychedelic pop
Occupation(s)Musician, record producer
Years active2007–present
LabelsYoung Turks

El Guincho is the recording alias of Spanish musician Pablo Díaz-Reixa. Also a member of Coconot, Díaz-Reixa rose to prominence with his 2008 album, Alegranza!.[1] His musical style relies heavily on the use of sampling and incorporates elements of Afrobeat, dub, Tropicália and rock and roll. Díaz-Reixa achieves what he's described as a kind of "space-age exotica".[2] He utilizes a Roland SP-404, and hails from Las Palmas in the Canary Islands.



  1. ^ Hughes, Josiah."El Guincho’s Tropical Sampling", Exclaim!, November 2008.
  2. ^ Kharas, Kev (2008-02-26). "DiScover: el Guincho / In Depth // Drowned In Sound". Drownedinsound.com. Retrieved 2016-04-04.

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