Vamos A Hacer Edits by Pernett & Quantic

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: on the vinyl, you’ll get an extended, EXCLUSIVE, 7 minutes long version of track 1, that won’t be available for download ANYWHERE (not even on Bandcamp)

Barranquilla born multi-instrumentalist Pernett is undoubtedly a true pioneer in fusing Colombian folklore with electronic elements.

Back in 2003, when he released his first album “Música Para Pick Up”, Humberto was immediately seen as genius by some, crazy and outrageous by others. How dare he incorporate synthesizers into traditional music? What would be called this avant-garde genre where gaitas, traditional drums and keyboards come together?

To this date, Pernett has released 6 albums, worked with an impressive number of prestigious artists such as Phil Manzanera, Calle 13, Novalima, or Quantic, and is still influencing whole generations of forward-thinking musicians.

Originally released from is latest album, “Vamos A Hacer” and El Pajarito have been edited for the occasion, by talented recording engineer Benjamin Calais AKA Ben Matik,

A-side “Vamos A Hacer – Ben Matik Instrumental Edit” is a joint collaboration between Pernett and renown British producer Will Holland aka Quantic. A heavy blend of funky breaks and cumbia. A 7-minutes version, exclusive to the 10″vinyl, has been especially taken out from the masters vault, and edited by Ben Matik: the short version takes a unexpected turn to a completely freaked-out “Puya” rhythm, where gaitas and synths perfectly merge together.

B-side “El Pajarito – Ben Matik Instrumental Edit” is a deep downtempo anthem, a perfect fusion of powerful electronic beats, 808 bass, analog synths and gaitas. Special attention should be paid to the enchanting voice of Diana Pereira on this one.

released May 13, 2019

“Vamos A Hacer”:

Composed and produced by Humberto “Pernett” & Will “Quantic” Holland.
Beats, guitar and accordion by Will Holland.
Percussions and gaitas by Humberto Pernett
Edit by Benjamin “Ben Matik” Calais

“El Pajarito”:

Composed and produced by Pernett.
Beats, percussions and gaitas by Humberto Pernett.
Vocals by Diana Pereira.
Edit by Benjamin “Ben Matik” Calais

Artwork by Mateo Rivano

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