Los Wembler’s de Iquitos – Ikaro del Amor (Barbès Records, 2017)
Ikaro del Amor is a new 4-track EP released by a veteran Peruvian band popular with chicha lovers. Los Wembler’s de Iquitos pioneered Peru’s “sonido amazónico” (Amazonian sound), a mix of cumbia, psychedelic and surf rock, and Latin American tropical dance rhythms.
Los Wembler’s de Iquitos was started by the Sanchez brothers who grew up in the Amazonian city of Iquitos.
Ikaro del Amor should apeal to fans of chicha and Peruvian psychedelic tropical music.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.