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Beirut - March of The Zapotec and Realpeople Holland

Beirut March of The Zapotec Realpeople Holland (02.2009, Pompeii Records) RIYL: Pinatas or Rainbow Bright I first listened to the new Zach Condon releases without knowing any back story as to why there were two separate EP's released together and sounding so completely different. The first half of the release, Beirut's March of The Zapotec encompasses Condon's glorious world music brass laden half of his personality while Realpeople's, Holland represents his looping electronic side. I enjoyed both, but was slightly confused by the mash difference.

So I did my homework and uncovered the glorious story of Condon wanting to record with an authentic Mexican band, finding one such random band in Teotitlan del Valle, Mexico called the Jimenez Band. The .... 2:23 a.m. Thursday 19th February 2009 EST
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