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.