Los Camperos De Valles / El Ave De Mi Sonar
Album: El Ave De Mi Sonar   Collection:World
Artist:Los Camperos De Valles   Added:Mar 2005

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2005-03-27 Pull Date: 2005-05-29 Charts: Reggae/World
Week Ending: May 29 May 8 Apr 24 Apr 17 Apr 3
Airplays: 2 2 1 2 2

Recent Airplay
1. Jul 18, 2006: At the Cafe Bohemian
El Aguanieve
4. May 06, 2005: No Cover, No Minimum - Part II
El Fandanguito
2. May 28, 2005: dog and pony show
El Caiman
5. May 03, 2005: At the Cafe Bohemian
El Aguanieve
3. May 24, 2005: At the Cafe Bohemian
El Zacamandu
6. Apr 17, 2005: Subcutaneous Phycomycosis
El Llorar

Album Review
Reviewed 2005-03-21
From northest Mexico. “Hard-edged violin improvisations, driving guitar rhythms, and soaring falsetto vocals mark the son huasteco, one of Mexico’s most distinctive regional styles of music.” Yup, that about sums it up. Great stuff. Energetic, catchy, and bright in spite of the fact that many of the songs have sad lyrics. Typically good Smithsonian notes too. Read it, play it, have a shot of Jose.
Every track worth at least 1 star, and since they all pretty much have the same sound & tempo you can’t go wrong.

1. Lively strings/vocals. Sound of dancing. Fun!
2. Very fast strings and soaring vocals. Well done.
3. Dueling falsettos, fast strings. Very cool.
4. Bouncy fun w/nice interplays of vocals & strings.
5. Fast violin, good vox. Lots of goodness.
6. A bit slower (though not much) w/nice strings.
7. Sort of a tripping rhythm w/dancing.
8. Interesting trade off between verses.
9. Typically good strings/vocals. Good stuff.
10. Duet, nicely punctuated w/bursts of strings.
11. Energetic & melodic. Really very nice.
12. Upbeat w/esp. good guitar. About an alligator.
13. Great violin & vocals. Upbeat.
14. A happy dance w/vocal duet & lots of strings.

Track Listing
1. El Aguanieve   8. La Rosa
2. El Fandanguito   9. La Pasion
3. El Llorar   10. El Triunfo
4. El Gusto   11. La Malaguena
5. La Huasanga   12. El Caiman
6. La Llorona   13. Las Flores
7. El Zacamandu   14. El Caballito