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EVHA Aya

Listen to Quito quartet EVHA’s modern take on Andean music

by Editor | 23rd April 2018

ZZK imprint Aya Records is dedicated to showcasing “contemporary Latin American musical expression”, and few bands could possibly fulfil that aim more fully than Ecuador’s EVHA. The Quito quartet’s name stands for ‘El Viejo Hombre de los Andes’ (‘The Old Man of the Andes’), yet while tracks such as ‘Uiuí’ (below) draw on the rich […]

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Rio Mira

by Editor | 17th November 2017

Rio Mira is a binational supergroup of musicians hailing from both Colombia and Ecuador. Conceived in 2014 by Iván Benavides and Ivis Flies, they published their first full length on July 2017, Marimba del Pacifico on the contemporary Latin American label AYA Records. The beautiful afro-pacific traditional sounds together with the use of instruments such as the […]

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Ecuador

Quixosis

by Editor | 4th May 2017

Operating under the name Quixosis, you’d expect Daniel Lofredo Rota to be a man of ideals. Certainly his music, teasing, electronic psychedelia with a distinct Ecuadorean flavour, has lofty ambitions. Described as “lunar caustic for the third ear… a state in which one can only settle for the unattainable”, the Quixosis sound stirs roving techno […]

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EVHA Aya

Listen to Quito quartet EVHA’s modern take on Andean music

by Editor | 23rd April 2018

ZZK imprint Aya Records is dedicated to showcasing “contemporary Latin American musical expression”, and few bands could possibly fulfil that aim more fully than Ecuador’s EVHA. The Quito quartet’s name stands for ‘El Viejo Hombre de los Andes’ (‘The Old Man of the Andes’), yet while tracks such as ‘Uiuí’ (below) draw on the rich […]

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