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 GRUPO MAGNETICO - POSITIVO
Released:21/9/2018
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GRUPO MAGNETICO - POSITIVO

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(Latin — Latin Soul)

Hard-hitting latin-tinged super-group Grupo Magnético formed from
backgrounds in funk, hip-hop, punk and soul, united by a love of Eddie Palmieri,
Tito Puente, Ray Barretto, Fania and classic New York salsa. Working with
legendary musicians from Cuba, Venezuela and America (who had played and
recorded with many of the names whod originally inspired the group), the circle
was complete as the album was mixed in New York by Grammy winning latin
producer Aaron Levinson.


Downtown Edinburgh, Scotland. In a hot and sweaty basement bar below a
Chinese restaurant, an unlikely band of musicians are playing hard-hitting salsa
to an ecstatic crowd.

Grupo Magnético came together from backgrounds of funk, hip-hop, punk and
soul, bonding over a shared obsession with New York salsa. Learning classic
tunes from the masters - Eddie Palmieri, Tito Puente, Fania Allstars, Ray
Barretto, Típica 73 and any other great salsa records they could get their ears on
- they finally took to that basement stage in Henrys Cellar Bar
one Thursday night to pay homage to their heroes, and continued to do so in
what became a ten year residency. During this time the band played under
various lineups and names including Rumba Caliente and Los Cometas before
finally settling on Grupo Magnético. As the bands reputation grew they were
fortunate to work with a rich collection of singers including Ricardo Fernandez
Pompa from Cuba, Lino Rocha from Venezuela and musicians such as New York

trombonist Joe De Jesus, who had played and recorded with many of the
legendary names that had inspired them.

Over time the group, led by Toby "El León" Shippey, developed their own set and
sound. Positivo is a record of these tunes and of those Thursday nights. The
tunes were cut live as a band in three sessions using downtime in a local studio;
tracks from the first session were met with such a positive reaction from New
York and Colombia the band were encouraged to make a full album. These three
sessions were then mixed in New York by Grammy award winning producer
Aaron Levinson.

We hope you enjoy Positivo, the sound of Grupo Magnético.


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