infusing tropical vibes and electronic grooves to reflect the vivid ever evolving latin american soundscape is the fresh musical excursion “electropical” as synthesised by london based producers, juan laya and jorge montiel. “electropical” - one word, one sound that distils a melting pot of authentic latin anthems, jazzy grooves, disco infused songs and balearic sounds all processed in hd for an immersive experience which explores the colourful influences of the caribbean, vast amazonian dimensions and beyond. its heart-warming journey is a highly seductive experience that further enhances the mood with repeated play.
london/venezuela production duo juan laya & jorge montiel aka los charlys orchestra take influences from salsoul, fania, donna summer, cerrone, herbie hancock and even jamiroquay and blend them with their very unique style of production in order to deliver their latest anthem of neo latin disco. after a few months of experimentation across different sounds los charlys are back into their main arena with an outstanding new single entitle everlasting love. los charlys orchestra were first known by their initial disco/funk period and more recently by their infectious latin/funk sound, which has been buzzing all around the place for the past couple of years. this new single expresses a cross road in between the two periods of lco bringing up a new perspective for the future of this outfit.
good news! music lovers, soul searchers, and record diggers! los charly s orchestra are back!!! this time celebrating their 10th anniversary and featuring the tropical soul legend: omar, for their latest extravaganza of caribbean infused disco/boogie. lco has left an important landmark on the global soulful disco - jazz funk landscape since the very beginning, and their tireless production machine still continues today to deliver some of the most epic groovers, such as: -all around the world, everlasting love & sunshine-, in between many others. juan laya & jorge montiel (the two men behind this project), continue on their endless effort for producing enduring music by delivering their latest ep which contains an lco s re-make treatment of omar s classic: -it s so- plus a brand new boogie-reggaeish fusion track entitled: -history-, both tracks with their correspondent instrumentals for the delight of the vinyl junkie, and groove music aficionado.
london 2016, the rebirth of underground soulful disco keeps unfolding with more power than ever before, and los charly s orchestra stay firm and loyal to their authenticity after almost a decade its beginning. lco gets together with old friend, lead singer, vocal arranger andre espeut in order to produce their latest soulful-disco conveyor which is due to drop on the online shops as well as record stores under the name of -sunshine- beginning of june. following the earth wind & fire vibe from lco s previous single: -all around the world- and also paying tribute to disco/soul legend: maurice white who unfortunately joined the list of -departed music legends- quite recently, here it comes this brand new release. credits: vocals: andre espeut keys: milt mavrakakis guitar: raphael dephino bass: matheus nova drums: juan laya percussion: alejandro martinez strings: mr martin smith horns: eikel venegas production: juan laya & jorge montiel
after their first opus >yuri gagarin<, tribute to the legendary astronaut, london/france based duet guess what (graham mushnik and luke warmcop) are back with >mondo giallo< - the soundtrack to four imaginary italian films from the 60s and 70s. the combo explored all musical facets of the giallo cinema, from the dramatic crime jazz to the sleazy erotic bossa-nova, without omitting the psychedelic and spooky accents of a baroque horror moment..., all this interpreted in the bands distinctive melodic and multi-signatured style. hammond organ and fuzzy rhodes piano are prominent, percussions and exotic arrangements (dulcimer and xylophone among others) parsimoniously poured in - 12 unmissable tunes with groove, taste, and ispirazione!
stiring the melting pot, the multicultural congregation of los charly s orchestra (lead by juan laya & jorge montiel) keep crafting their unique fusion of funky grooves and tropical disco vibes.
containing 4 tracks on a limited 12 inch vinyl edition, this release is definitively the consolidation of 4 years development of a sound which has finally accomplished their optimum point and its ready to take off. uk soul singer stuart lisbie delivers the vocals on >dancing on the scene<.
think in roy ayers meets salsoul orchestra, earth wind & fire & fania all starts, the fusion is all in there… from a contemporary point of view…
los charlys orchestra music project created in 2005 by the two venezuelans producers juan laya & jorge montiel. following their past three releases (soulfoundation & disconsolidation & disco royale) the disco band is back with a new ep called disco funk which promises to a bomb for all disco music aficionados and all the people who likes to boogie. among some of the talented members of the charlys orchestra there are artist of the calibre of alison david (ex vocalist of uk producer paul hardcastle), xantone blacq, rotimo soul, noel mckoy, tom nowak, william cumberbache and jose luis pardo from los amigos invisibles.