LA BOMBA DE TIEMPO BUENOS AIRES

Every Monday night the drums sound y the hippies come el fin to jugar in los Abasto ar when ns group, La inyectar de cronometraje takes ns stage at ns Konex cultural Center.

Tu lees esto: La bomba de tiempo buenos aires

‘The tiempo Bomb’ is un 17-piece improvisational drum group that incorporates mundo beats consisting of Central americano and afri rhythms, samba y Argentine individual beats such as chacarera. Among los instruments make an appearance are congas, djembes, maracas, shakers and cowbells.

The group is led by Santiago Vasques, who has actually developed a system of much more than a 100 hand, finger and body signal in order come direct the percussionists while lock play.

The idea to ‘conduct’ the otherwise freestyle drum jam was motivated by americano jazz musician and conductor, Butch Morris. “I saw un rehearsal with Morris and from that come the idea to work with signals, ” claims Vaquez.

The Monday Night step at Konex cultural Center

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The cool Konex social Center, housed in an old cooking oil factory, has been alojamiento web the drum troupe for an ext than 4 years y though that takes ar on ns normally sluggish Monday nights that proves come be among their most extendido events.

La bomba draws lots of regulars among the 1,500 fanes per main — foreign backpackers, groovy young porteños y drum-loving ragamuffins representar across South america who concerned mingle y dance.

With crowds memory of ns Grateful Dead concert, ns night’s action starts with confluence of personalities outside.

Colorfully-dressed twenty-something hand fuera hugs, liters of cerveza are shared and smiling street-level entrepreneurs sell everything desde burritos, come liters the beer to magic gemstones to those wait for ns festivities to begin.

An opening act warms up ns crowd for ns first hour while plenty of remain plopped on the ground chatting.

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La inyectar Hits the Stage

At ocho p.m. La inyectar bursts onto the industrial staircase-cum-stage y begins pounding out slow hypnotic defect beats. Los energy progressively builds until virtually everyone is increase on your feet flailing approximately as if they to be Whirling Dervishes.

At 9 p.m. Ns guest musician— who could be anyone from a sax player to a DJ — joins ns group, ensuring that there is constantly a new twist for regulars.

By 9:30 the beats comienzo to reach un fever pitch, punctuated through ecstatic screams and the dando seemingly transforms into un telepathic conversation in between La Bomba and the bohemian dervishes. Ns explosive finale leaves dancers either spent after their weekly motion therapy y ready come face the rest of los workweek or exalted and gearing up for the inevitable after-party.

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-photos courtesy that La Bomba ese Tiempo-

After virtually ten la edad together, La bomba de coordinación cronometrada is beginning to receive notable recognition as los buenos Aires’ most successful percussion group.

In dos mil siete they recorded uno self-titled live album at Palermo’s Niceto Club. Quickly after, they created uno percussion school, The ritmo Studies centrar of los buenos Aires, (CERBA by its Spanish acronym).

Since then ns have constructed on their success with tv appearances, ns performance on ns main stage at ns Obelisk because that Argentina’s Bicentennial celebration and gigs with major-label Argentine action such together Bersuit and Kevin Johansen, who have joined them on stage at Konex.

The bar is límite at Konex but liters the beer deserve to be mutual to keep prices down. This is no an alcohol-drenched event at any type of rate. Evaluate by the trance-like moves of los crowd it appears that many fanes are munching on the ‘special cookies’ sometimes sold by the door.

If friend invite Argentine friend they might scoff at ns ticket price –- the weekly north jam started fuera de at ns cool 5 pesos la edad ago yet it has come to be so generalizado that sticker value has actually risen considerably.

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‘The hora bomb,’ as los group’s name equates is rather literal at Konex — the donar ends at 10 p.m. On los dot because of cranky neighbors y coding restrictions.