Artist Profiles: La Cuneta Son Machín

La Cuneta Son Machin

Nicaraguan group La Cuneta Son Machin was formed in 2009. The band combines the traditional music of Nicaragua and Latin America with rock, ska, hip hop and funk.

The third album, Mondongo, was produced by American musician and producer Greg Landau.

Their 2017 album, Cañambuco, recorded at Jingle Town studios in Oakland, also produced by Greg Landau and mixed by Carlos Álvarez, represents a continuation of the deep experimental work with traditional Nicaraguan music started with Mondongo.

Band members include Carlos Luis Mejía, Omar Suazo, Carlos Guillén Mejía, Ernesto López y Augusto Mejía.


El Zafarrancho

Amor Fritanguero

Mondongo (2015)

Cañambuco (2017)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites and 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.

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