Traverses Camilo Lara's wild musical imagination with a witty sense of humor for good effect-- whether it's converting the traditional sounds of cumbia to a full-on electronic dance track, paying tribute to J Dilla and Biggie with Mexican sonidos or singing a love song as if Serge Gainsbourg had spent time in the Mayan jungle.
The humor that's always present in recordings by the Mexican Institute of Sound couldn't be more welcome these days.--Billboard...
Unlike previous releases, the fifth album from Mexican Institute of Sound relies less on samples and more on live instrumentation and original songwriting. Included on the album is the single Mexico.
4 out of 5...Fiercely political, with a little fun on the side, MIS raises a middle finger to the Mexican establishment.--Songlines