Kuenta i Tambu
Inspired by Traditional Afro Caribbean Music from Curaçao and European Dance, Kuenta i Tambu has created a brand new sound! They cleverly found a balance between electronic sound samples, singing and chanting and the infectious rhythms played by ritual tambú drums. Some call it Global Bass, others prefer labeling it Tambutronic but one thing is for sure: it’s a wild and colorful explosion of energy, and always seems to set off some serious movements on the dancefloor! Kuenta i tambu performances stand for high energy shows, with hypnotizing beats and dazzling percussive interplay between the band members.
rolling stone: ..sounds like: A super-crunk, blacklight warehouse party surrounded by four separate Carnival parades.
Kuenta i tambu has been performing all over the world, with shows at international venues and festivals such as Nyc’s Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Kennedy Center in Washington, Pitch festival in Amsterdam, GlobalFEST in NYC, The great escape in Brighton, sxsw in Austin, fusion festival in Berlin, Eurosonic/Noorderslag in Groningen and Amsterdam Dance Event. they supported acts like Major lazer and chrystal fighters. In addition the group has also been collaborating and producing remixes for various international artists and DJ’s such as: Gregor Salto, DJ Roog and Dutch Hip Hop sensation The Opposites.
NEW YORK TIMES: The six-beat complexity and metal percussion of tambú arrived, strategically, as peaks of momentum.