Monday, October 8, 2007


A truly rare record from the South American outfit Xingu ("El Combo Xingu"), which was originally released as a Peruvian library record in the early 70s. Not much else is known about this gem, but the music features great latin-jazz influenced funk, with wild organ, frantic guitar, and screaming horns.

Below is their steamy, powerful take of James Brown's classic "Hot Pants":

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