Ritmo Fantasía Tote BagRead More
Heavyweight, organic, fairtrade, cotton tote in natural colour with Ritmo Fantasía artwork.
Bag dimensions - 42cm x 37cm
10% of proceeds will be donated to National AIDS Trust UK in honour of Yves Uro's estate.
Vinyl 3×LPPre-order $31.99
Gatefold 3LP with 8pg booklet and download codeRead More
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- + WAV / FLAC
Estimated release date: December 6, 2021
320 kbps, LAME-encoded
Plucked from the outer limits of the Spanish underground comes Ritmo Fantasía. The 21 track selection curated by Trujillo, a Venezuelan producer, DJ and record collector based in Berlin, explores the forgotten corners of the 1980s and early 90s Spanish music scene. Veering through early bleep and hip house, electro, boogie, Iberian pop and much more, it has broad appeal to both Balearic heads and diggers alike. Serendipitously, the cover art for the compilation is an original work by Yves Uro, a figurehead of Ibiza’s party scene from the 70s and 80s and whose visionary poster artwork became representative of the white isle.
While some of the artists or producers on the compilation went on to have notable careers, many of the tracks selected here represent “one-offs” for the artists, and on occasion the labels as well. These sometimes self-released, privately-pressed productions, on short-lived imprints with names like Cantos and Prismatic, document the nascent clubland communities - from the capital, to major cities to the north, and east, and also smaller locales, coastal towns such as Marbella, Gijón, and Cádiz.
Ritmo Fantasía is the result of over a decade’s worth of record collecting by DJ Trujillo, searching out bespoke stores, markets, and dealers. For the first time ever, it brings to light and groups together some hidden gems from an era that without it, would likely remain hidden from view.
Compiled by Trujillo (Andres Astorga) Original artwork by Yves Uro, with permission Sleeve and label design by Nohemi Dicuro Original lettering by Alex Trochut Vinyl dubbing in by Ripples Berlin Mastering and lacquers by Frank Merritt at The Carvery Studio, London Additional liner notes consultation from Robert Harris
A huge thank you to Catherine Uro and to all the artists who are participating in this album. Gracias!
Digital Track List
- 1 Puente De Esperanza Marengo 4:33 Buy
- 2 Amor En El Cielo Beni Life 5:15 Buy
- 3 Me Vas Cantidad Silvia 2:15 Buy
- 4 I Love My Body Zas 4:12 Buy
- 5 Divorcio Fernando Girão 4:58 Buy
- 6 Déjate Llevar Magia Blanca 3:56 Buy
- 7 Ciutat Jaume Escala 4:42 Buy
- 8 Dando Vueltas Mogambo 3:54 Buy
- 9 Tango? Tango? 4:21 Buy
- 10 Paris Babylone Free Tax 5:44 Buy