The Poncho Brothers – Disco Azteca EP
Release date: 28 Sept 2015
Limited edition 12″ featuring unreleased material/demos/rarities from the archives of Los Hermanos Ponchos / Poncho Brothers (1986-1991)
The EP features re-mastered versions of three originals plus a standout stripped down/funked up version of ‘Amantes Latinos’ by NY’s Zoovox duo, whose Lectric Sands imprint is high on my list of what’s what.
Hailing from Yukatan, The Poncho Brothers started life as Los Hermanos Ponchos in summer of 1984 recording several songs in their hometown before moving to Mexico City in 1989 where two of the tracks on this EP were laid down.
Their music shows a unique, ahead of its time sound that’s almost ‘balearic’ at one end and NY ‘no wave’ at the other….with a touch of latin disco and progressive psych rock in the middle.
Zoovox’s remix treatment ensures that these newly unearthed jams slide squarely into today’s music stream as smoothly as they did when they were first recorded.
A1 Amantes Latinos
A2 Amantes Latinos (Zoovox Remix)
AA1 Danza Oscuro
AA2 Oro Liquido
Here’s what they say:
“Very good tracks…..all of them” (Daniele Baldelli / Cosmic)
“Oro Liquido is my Jam!! Great stuff.” (Jan Schulte / Bufiman / Wolf Muller / Themes For Great Cities)
“Can’t stop playing this one. Especially Danza Oscuro and Oro Liquido mesmerising….feel a warm glow from within whenever I play them. 10/10” (Kirsty P / Deep Vibes / London)