Last week URB presented an exclusive mixtape from one of the Zizek crew’s bass-busting producers, Lagartijeando. This week we caught up with the co-founder of Zizek, Grant C. Dull, to talk openly about the soundwaves he’s commandeered, his travels and worldview. Between his own DJ sets, running the ZZK label and being an ambassador of cool, he makes it all seem so natural.
It’s awesome how a good cumbia remix can make your favorite track seem like it’s wading through a shallow river of Robitussin. File under iTunes category, Drunk Ankles. bootlegumachine
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After a dismal 2004 club fire, officials in Buenos Aires all but squeezed the life out of the once flourishing underground music scene. 'No Dancing' signs haunted the city's revelers, and Zizek's founders El G and Nim would be the answer to the plague. Under the guiding light of resident DJ Villa Diamante, Zizek became the place for restless musical imaginations to wander into and dance ...
They’re really doing something (way) down South and now their taking it across the North. Buenos Aires’ Zizek Urban Beats Club has a few magazine features this month (especially in URB #154) and it’s all just in time for the collective’s second North American tour. The shindigs begin tonight in New York, so break through the heat for a bit of heat. Because repetition is the father of learning. Check the video and then the complete list of dates. And if that wasn’t enough, a mix of your favorite parappa the rappas over some cumbia classics.
Check out Chancha Via Circuito, Villa Diamante, Fauna, G-Love and Oro 11 kris-krossing …