Chicha started out in the late 60′s, in the oil-boom cities of the Peruvian Amazon. Cumbias Amazonicas, as they were first known, were loosely inspired by Colombian cumbias but incorporated the distinctive pentatonic scales of Andean melodies, some Cuban guajiras, and the psychedelic sounds of surf guitars, wah-wah pedals, farfisa organs, and moog synthesizers. (read more: www.barbesrecords.com/rootsofchicha.html)
Friday September 13, 2013 -come witness an evening of psychedelic cumbias with Chicha Libre (pic below), Money Chicha, & Chicha Dust. Click on pic to buy tickets.
April 5th & 6th, we will have a booth at the Lonestar Round Up (http://lonestarroundup.com/) in Austin. Our pal, Derek Yaniger, will be sharing the booth – selling his ltd edition serigraphs, sketches, & more! Come by and say HOLA! It’s gonna be a blast! Below is one of the ltd serigraphs (debuting at the Round Up) entitled “Crankenstein Meets the Biker Bride”
MOJO HAND: the Life and Music of Lightnin’ Hopkins by Tim O’Brien (and David Ensminger) has arrived. I always admired Tim’s passion in life. Miss his visits to Sig’s. All profits of sales of his book at Sig’s will go to his wife, Kyong Mi, and daughter, Yuna. Job well done amigo!
Sig’s Lagoon (DEREK design) T-shirts are in! Available in Black & White! Click on pic to get your’s NOW!