Canyon Cody Remixes Daymé Arocena's "La Rumba Me Llamo Yo" Into a House Banger


If our reminiscence serves us accurately, the final time we obtained an official observe from DJ, producer, and ethnomusicologist was in 2014, when he and launched their vertiginous joint remix of Celia Cruz and Willie Colón’s “Pun Pun Catalu,” included in ’s Myrtle & Wyckoff EP. After years of delivering tons of fireplace edits and bootlegs on Soundcloud and internet hosting his events in L.A., he’s again to deliver us extra Caribbean taste together with his reinterpretation of Cuban chanteuse ’s “La Rumba Me Llamo Yo.”

On her authentic model, which is a part of her newest album (2017, Brownswood Recordings,) Arocena brings her jazzy magic to an irresistible rumba observe, balancing her lyrics, sung in Spanish and Yoruba, with a masterful scat to deliver the lifeless again to life dancing. Canyon Cody’s model offers “La Rumba Me Llamo Yo” a extra customary construction for the membership, having enjoyable with chord development to play with the music’s emotional vary. The remix retains increase and up, till it lastly unleashes its home music energy, accentuated by the exact use of Arocena’s splendid scat and piano stabs.

It’s difficult to provide a observe a makeover when it’s this good, but when somebody has the chops to do it, it’s Canyon Cody.