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Zizek / Zzk Sound Vol. 2
Album:Zzk Sound Vol. 2 Collection:World
Artist:Zizek Added:09/2009
Label:Nacional Records 

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Add Date:2009-09-20 Pull Date:2009-11-22 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:15 Nov8 Nov1 Nov25 Oct18 Oct11 Oct4 Oct27 Sep
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1.Jan 21, 2012:New World Disorder
Soloina (Pasternak Remix)
4.Nov 14, 2009:New World Disorder
Soloina (Pasternak Remix)
2.Apr 24, 2010:New World Disorder
La Licuadora
5.Nov 02, 2009:Chunga Changa
Lluvia Haitiana Con Cumbia
3.Dec 19, 2009:Best Disorders of 2009
La Licuadora
6.Oct 31, 2009:Disorder de los Muertos
La Licuadora

Album Review
Sadie O.
Reviewed 2009-09-22 
Zizek – ZZK Sound vol. 2
Reviewed by Sadie O., 9/14/09
Dance/Electronica that starts from a basis in cumbia but goes WAY out into hyperspace from there. Apparently started as a club gig in Buenos Aires, going international with a record label, this is ZZK records second comp. They have a website chuck full of splendid things at zzkrecords.com.
FCCs on track 9, which is a real shame. I like 8, 12, 14, 16.
1. 4:10 *electronic cumbia, apparently all on toy pianos, Ataris and maracas. Takes the better part of a minute to really get moving. Instrumental.
2. 3:55 **sparse beats, gradually building into wonky electronic robot cha-cha. Eventually morphs into quite complex syncopation with dancehall vocals.
3. 4:19 **hip hop samples, sparse electronic club beat with rather fractured Latin hip hop vocals. Could use more bottom end.
4. 4:15 ***electronic weebles and hand drums, bits of female vocals, midtempo farty cumbia, essentially instrumental.
5. 3:49 **jolly little metallic insect march with mariachi trumpet. A few macho yells, but mostly odd instrumental (not your Texas two-step, though…)
6. 3:51 ***midtempo super-electronic club groove, building into something quite decent, one component at a time.
7. 3:33 ***groovy all-percussion Latin bop, very wiggleable. Stops and then goes faster and faster and faster and faster…
8. 4:48 ****sweet female singing, adds layers of gorgeous harmonies, very roots chant-sounding. Midtempo electronic cumbia beat comes in eventually. Really lovely, surprisingly enough.
9. 5:25 FCC: “shit” x 2 (I think there’s a “fuck”, too) ****midtempo cumbia with fun sound samples – a circus midway after hours with mescal and marijuana. Female hip hop-ish vocals in British English.
10. 4:14 ***electronic woobles and syncopated percussion. Rather slow and lopassed. Builds gradually
11. 1:27 ***siren and slow, limping cumbia.
12. 3:12 ****dog barking, which eventually becomes part of the slow, slinky riddim. Rather unctuous-sounding male vocals in Spanish. I love this, but that probably just shows how messed up I truly am…
13. 4:02 **lots of random whooshes and rather low-level sounds, gradually building into very fractured beat. Instrumental with little resemblance to anything human.
14. 4:22 ****well well, it’s a downtempo reggae bubble! With sheep! And very, very drowsy mariachi singers. And a carousel. And pan pipes. Awww!
15. 5:17 ***slinky percussion with spoken word and rootsy female (?) singing. Folky accordion and lots of other sound bits. Interesting.
16. 3:17 ****really cool sound – downtempo, mellow but complex percussion, basically a cumbia, but a cumbia that has recently visited one of those curanderos with the really good drugs.
17. 3:54 **shaker and electronics, happy midtempo marching toys from outer space. What’s in that “good air”, anyway?
18. 3:00 **midtempo cumbia – all percussion and sound collage.

Track Listing
1.Brooklyn Cumbia 10.La Poli
2.Piolaboy (Featuring Fauna) 11.Rastrishop
3.Huachita Rica (Douster Remix) 12.La Licuadora
4.Cartagena 13.Fatbot Es Lim (Tremor Remix)
5.Gauchito Girl (Ghislain Poirer Remix) 14.Cumbia Tucumana
6.Cumbia Kamisama 15.Un Nino Que Llora En Los Montes De Maria + El Hueso (King Coya Remix)
7.Prima 16.Cumbiancherita
8.Soloina (Pasternak Remix) 17.Lluvia Haitiana Con Cumbia
9.So Loud (El Remolon Remix) 18.Macumbiabass