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Congo Sanchez : Vibrations Feat. Ini Kimoze

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Great stuff here from Herb Records:

THE ALBUM

Herb Records 2013, which will be officially released on November 5, 2013, includes the musical works of Congo Sanchez, Hydrophonics, and Groove Status. Their complementary skills and sounds are compiled into a 40 minute mix – bringing the vibe of the Herb Records collective to your eardrums for the first time. This organic approach to studio production pays homage to classic downtempo, trip/hip-hop, and dub reggae, with a modern blend of moombah, dance, and world-funk rhythms. This compilation sets the tone for the launch of Herb Records, the music label founded by Congo Sanchez.

Congo’s time touring and recording with Thievery Corporation has had an incredible influence on his sound; his multifaceted experiences shine through the aesthetic delivered in this mix. His new sounds accentuate his drumming roots, showing a progression into a percussion-heavy mix for the dance floor. Hydrophonics, an experienced producer and live-looping genius, adds a crisp layer of consistently fresh sounds and urban-inspired beats. His track, “Sunrise,” is an awakening introduction to the mix. Groove Status is a master of all that is funky, with a groove-hop flavor that adds a smooth bounce to electronic dance tunes. His first track enters the mix at about twelve minutes in, with a sexy vibe that lives up to its name, “Love Sauce.” The three artists together make up the high-grade sound that is Herb Records.

EXCLUSIVE FREE DOWNLOAD

We’re also stoked to be able to offer you this exclusive free download of this great track featuring Ini Kimoze:

Since his debut release last year, Congo Sanchez has been working hard to develop his sound. His time spent as a DJ and Drummer, has clearly influenced him to bring new sonic heat to the dance-floor. This featured track, “Vibrations feat. Ini Kimoze,” has already been proven to keep the crowd rocking. Congo’s resident Friday, “Pura Vibra,” at Tropicalia, in his hometown of Washington DC, has quickly become one of the most popular Latin infused dance parties in The District. Moombahton, Reggae-House, NuCumbia, Brazilian funk; Along side Selecta Castro, the two DJ’s keep it bouncing with a mix of original tunes, live remixes, and of course, Congo on the SPDS drum pad accentuating the rhythms of the night. This track is a part of “Herb Record 2013,” the first compilation from Congo’s new label, Herb Records. The full length sonic journey will be available for free download November 5 2013.

Be sure to catch Congo live:

TOUR DATES

OCTOBER 25

Congo Sanchez, Hydrophonics, and Groove Status @Tropicalia, 2001 14th st NW DC

OCTOBER 29

Congo Sanchez and Hydrophonics @NUBLU, 62 ave.C New York, NY

OCTOBER 30

Congo Sanchez and Hydrophonics @Wonderbar, 186 Harvard Ave Allston, MA

OCTOBER 31

Congo Sanchez and Hydrophonics @Thirsty Moose, 21 Congress St. Portsmouth, NH

NOVEMBER 1

Congo Sanchez with DJ Castro (#PURAVIBRA DJ set) @Tropicalia, 2001 14 st. NW DC

NOVEMBER 8

Congo Sanchez with Crooked Thunder @Cervantes Other Side, 2637 Welton St. Denver, CO

NOVEMBER 9

Congo Sanchez
@Animas City Theater, 128 E. College Drive Druango, CO

NOVEMBER 10

Congo Sanchez
@Fly Me to The Moon Cafe, 136 E. Colorado Ave. Telluride, CO

NOVEMBER 12

Congo Sanchez (DJ set)
@Urban Lounge 241 S 500th E Salt Lake City,UT

NOVEMBER 15

Congo Sanchez
@Bellagio Resort (Private Event) 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. S. Las Vegas, NV

NOVEMBER 16

Congo Sanchez
@Typhoon Saloon, 1165 Garnet Ave. San Diego, CA

NOVEMBER 18

Congo Sanchez LIVE PERCUSSION with I&I Vibration Soundsystem @Skylark, 3089 16th st. San Fransisco, CA

NOVEMBER 20

Congo Sanchez (DJ set)
@Pacific Coast Brewing, 906 Washington St. Oakland, CA

NOVEMBER 21

Congo Sanchez with Afrolicious
@Elbo Room 647 Valencia St San Fransisco, CA

NOVEMBER 22

Congo Sanchez
@Shanachie Pub, 50 S. Main st. Willits, CA

NOVEMBER 24

Congo Sanchez (Live in Studio) @Banana Stand Media, Portland OR

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