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Tue, Sep 24, 2013 -- 10:30 AM

'Sistema Bomb' Shakes Up Traditional Mexican Music


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Courtesy SistemaBomb.com
Courtesy SistemaBomb.com

Hector Perez grew up listening to his parents' traditional Mexican folk music as a child in Los Angeles. Now, the Oakland-based producer and composer is shaking up tradition with his project Sistema Bomb, blending that Son Jarocho music from Veracruz, Mexico with a modern, electronic twist. His collaborations with bands like Ozomatli and Calle 13 even earned him a Grammy nomination. Perez tells us how he produces his unique sounds, and showcases some new tunes.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Hector Perez, musician who performs under the moniker Sistema Bomb, nominated for a 2013 Grammy

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