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Dj Turcios is in the house at Bar Somavilla

Dj Turcios is in the house at Bar Somavilla

The Cuban DJs opened for Turcios, who kept the party going for an audience “with a very genuine energy” from midnight to shortly before 7:00 am. Although DJ Turcios had never played in Cuba before, he said he felt at home and that it was “an experience definitely worth repeating.”

DJ Turcios’s work is considered eclectic and is acclaimed both in clubs and at raves. He is one of those DJs that know how to work the audience. He has participated in some of the most important electronic music festivals worldwide and has shared the stage with Max Graham, Satoshi Tommie, Chus y Ceballos, The Low End Specialists and DJ Icey, among others. Linked to the new wave of electronic music in the US, he has been defined by critics as an energetic musician who establishes an incredible connection with his audiences.

DJ Turcios’s open, heterodox and multiethnic philosophy of electronic music is shown in the way he incorporates different rhythms. An example of this is his piece Tambor de Yemayá, which successfully mixes electronic music with the legends of Afro-Cuban tradition.

Havana rocked to the beat of DJ Turcio’s music for three days, and it will surely happen again on his next visit to Cuba. He is now friends with the Cuban people and that’s a bond that will only grow stronger.

September 2013

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