Sonido Gallo Negro
Sonido Gallo Negro (Black Rooster Sound) is a stunning 9-piece, instrumental combo from east Mexico City that channels both the mystique and mysticism of 1960’s Peruvian cumbia. The band integrates styles like Amazonian cumbia, huayno, cumbia sonidera, boogaloo and chicha (Peruvian cumbia) with electric guitars, Farfisa organ, theremin, flute and of course fluid Latin percussion. Spaghetti western soundtracks, psychedelia and surf music also echo in their compositions.
Sonido Gallo Negro’s music proposal enrichens and cultivates this musical genre with its exotic sui generis version that integrates outstanding visuals performed live by designer Dr. Alderete, who illustrates in real time.
WOMEX 2017 official showcase --- Katowice --- Friday 27th of October
Morning Star (2018)
Worldwide FM Gilles Peterson special Mexico (2018)
Sounds and Colours (2018)
Financial Times (2018)
The Arts Desk (2018)
Louder Than War (2018)
The Hype Machine (2018)
Monolith Cocktail’s Quarterly Revue (2018)
BBC Radio 3 / 1:38:06 (2017)
Louder Than War (2014)
Tropicalidad (Belgium 2017)