El Juntacadaveres – Twists and Turns (Zimbraz/Music & Words, 2015)
El Juntacadaveres (the corpse gatherer) is a Netherlands-based band led by Argentine multi-instrumentalist Enrique Noviello. On Twists and Turns, the multinational band presents a tasty mix or Argentine tango and folk rhythms with jazz, funk, twang, reggae and rock.
The band’s sound revolves around the interactions between and saxophone, bandoneon and Santanaesque-electric guitar.
The lead vocals are in Spanish and English. In some songs, the band includes rapping that is somewhat annoying.
Lineup: Enrique Noviello on vocals, bandoneon, saxophone, organ, guitars, percussion; Kris “Scale” Strybos on vocals, scratches; Onan Van De Weyer on electric guitar; Patrick Vankeirsbilck on bandoneon; Domingo De Jesús López on grand piano; Michel Spiessens on bass; and Luc Bas on drums.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several 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 and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.