Continuing Zouk Bass week, here’s EP No.3 on day 4.
Rathero is one of our predicted names to watch in 2014 in this scene.
This is his first Zouk Bass EP and it consists of 3 blistering tracks of Stadium sound and it represents his personal take on Zouk Bass and the Trans Bass sound.
The first track, “Semilla,” is heavily influenced by Arabian sounds but still maintains the hard hitting elements that Rathero likes to use in his songs.
The second track “Revienta” is a bit abrasive yet carries a slow rhythm that truly makes his sounds stand out upon others.
The final track “Money & Cars,” delves more into the percussion side of Zouk and is the song that brought him to the attention of Generation Bass.
Carlos Valle, AKA Rathero, is a music producer living in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born and raised in Peru and is very much influence by its culture and other ethnic sounds from around the globe. He was surrounded by electronic music from an early age and started djing in his early teens but with time realized he wanted to learn more. Rathero began playing guitar in high school and joined a punk band called “Terror Squad.” Around 2012 he started teaching himself music production and while he is still defining his sound, you can hear influences in his music ranging from Dancehall, Punk, and Reggae to Hip Hop, Salsa, and more.