Tag Archives: Bomba Estereo

Bumbershoot Music Lounge videos: Monday

From the final day of our broadcast from the Music Lounge during the 40th anniversary of the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival — check out the melodic orchestral pop of Ra Ra Riot, the stripped down and soulful sound of The Moondoggies, the seductive and tantalizing rhythms of Bomba Estéreo, and the high-energy punch ofRead more…

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge: Bomba Estereo

Melodromatic, explosive – the translation is “stereo bomb,”- Bomba Estereo takes a time old traditional musical form originally designated for courting rituals and turns it on its head. As a project organized by the group’s bassist and producer, Simon Mejia in 2005 soon recruited permanent members to execute the instrumental fusion of Cumbia, electronic, andRead more…

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Your Unofficial and Incomplete Guide to Bumbershoot – Monday

A number of great artists will be finishing off the festival on Monday. Bumbershoot really out-did themselves this year with such a deep and well-rounded lineup. Weather be damned! Here’s a little run down: BOBBY BARE JR. (12:30-1:30 – Broad Street Stage) From Tennessee, Bobby Bare Jr., is not surprisingly and quite obviously the sonRead more…

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Live Video: Bomba Estéreo

Last week, Bogota, Colombia’s Bomba Estéreo dropped on Seattle like an a-bomb. Performing in the bunker-like KEXP in-studio space, bassist/producer Simon Mejia and vocalist Liliana “Li” Saumet along with Kike Egurrola on drums and Julian Salazar on guitar, blew the lid off the Midday Show as they combined modern rock with traditional cumbia, while touchingRead more…

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Song of the Day: Bomba Estereo – Fuego

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s featured selection, chosen by Midday Show host Cheryl Waters, is “Fuego” by Bomba Estereo from the 2009Read more…

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