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Tribal guarachero, trival, tribal, 3ball
|Stylistic origins||Mexican folk, cumbia, techno, electro house, club music|
|Cultural origins||Early 2000s in Latin America (mainly Mexico), Southern United States, heavily Latino/Hispanic populated regions of the United States|
|Typical instruments||Synthesizer, congas, güira, flute|
The style originated from the lower and middle-class neighborhoods of Mexico City in 2000 and 2001. It then moved to Monterrey, Nuevo León in 2007, before moving to the United States in 2008. It was most popular in the metropolitan areas and southern states with highly Mexican-American populated areas in the early 2010s. One of the precursors and most popular of tribal guarachero producers is 3Ball MTY from Monterrey.
Tribal guarachero music is a fusion of genres such as regional Mexican music, including technobanda, and EDM genres such as techno, electro house and club music. With a 4/4 time signature, the genre is often made up of cascading triplets and a BPM of 140 to 280. The rhythm employs Afro-Cuban rhythms and Latin synths.
As a dance and EDM music style, tribal guarachero music can be used in solo dances with a unique dance movement, or in dance troupes to compete in danceoffs. Mexican pointy boots are often associated with tribal guarachero music and are worn in these danceoffs.
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