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De aquí hasta aquí by Federico Estévez

Shika Shika Collective is proud to present “De aquí hasta aquí”, the debut album by percussionist and producer Federico Estévez.

You may know Fede as the drummer and percussionist for Chancha Vía Circuito´s live band, having made a reputation around the world for his rhythmic virtuosity and trademark broken beats.

Following “Hologramas” the captivating opening track on Shika Shika’s “Mare Insularum” compilation, “De aquí hasta aquí” is Fede’s first full-length release. On it he shares with us his complex, poly-rhythmic universe through nine tracks uniting his own South American origins, with African rhythms and featuring collaborations with Rodrigo Gallardo, Pablo Paz, Wen, Manu Quintans, Klik & Frik and Chancha vía Circuito.

In the words of Pedro Canale a.k.a. Chancha vía Circuito:

“Federico Estévez is one of Buenos Aires’ most versatile musicians – at once an incredible producer and formidable percussionist. Restless by nature, Federico is constantly experimenting with rhythms. He is also a prolific creator, equally at home making original percussive lines or beautiful melodies.

Fede’s creative process often starts with him playing a rhythm out on the kitchen table, on a desk or on chairs. These ideas… more
releases April 9, 2020

Recorded in Fm Zapiola Estudios by Federico Estévez & Estudio Nogal by Jerónimo Escajal.
Mixed by Andres Oddone in Estudio Bugambilia.
Mastering by Sebastián Cordovés in Estudio Cuarto Eléctrico.
Photo by Alina Marinelli
Graphic design by Clau Smith

All tracks written & produced by Federico Estévez between 2017 – 2019, except “Colanzulí” produced with Rafa Caivano and “Rios del cuerpo” with Manu Quintans.

Rodrigo Gallardo: vocals Quena and lyric in “El Gauchito”.
Alina Marinelli: vocals in “Falsa Coral”.
Manu Quintans: Tollos and Quena in “Falsa Coral”.
Pablo Paz: Mbiras and synthesizer in “Amuletos”.
Clara Trucco: vocals and lyric in “Lazos”.
Gerardo Farez: synthesizer in “Lazos”.
Pedro Canale: Charango in “El Quemado”.