El Experimento De Cuca ‘Muentras Dure La Fiesta Del Paraiso’

01 Muentras Dure La Fiesta Del Paraiso (Radio Muerte) (8:07)
02 Holocosto – Canción De Cuna (13:37)
03 No Tiene Rostro (7:23)
04 Por La Ciudad Imeca (La Nueva Tenochtitlan) (4:02)
05 Curso De Téoria Musical Avanzada (3:06)
06 Nada Imbécil (1:42)
07 Bajan (1:35)
08 Pariendo (1:17)
09 Plegaria (1:20)
10 Tenue Vals (Canción Para Remedias) (2:25)
11 Deambulando (2:48)
12 Opera Prima (2:16)
13 Nocturno (1:57)
14 Oy Eme Yo (2:23)
15 Aria (1:13)

Total time: 55:07
Cassette released on Genital Production, Mexico, 1992

Mexican band El Experimento de Cuca formed 1991 around the trio of Armando Carrillo, Carmen Quiroga and Manuel Partida, sometimes augmented by members of an other Mexican band, La Función De Repulsa – see this short bio here. All these people, as well as label Genital Productions, were located in Victoria town, in the Tamaulipas area. Their music blends avantgarde with free-jazz, occasionally field recordings or Tuxedomoon-like art-songs on saxophone, bass and drums. The first 3 tracks (from A side) are particularly intense offerings,, featuring nice female vocals courtesy Carmen Quiroga, along more deranged obscure collective vocalizations, as well as found sounds with the typical mexican weirdness. El Experimento De Cuca sometimes sound like a mexican H.N.A.S. A very good tape. [Note: picture on the left from actual cover; yellow & black picture from unrelated mexican papercutting]


1992 Mientras Dure la Fiesta del Paraiso, Genital Productions
1995 ¡Viva Tamaulipas!, Genital Productions


7 Responses to “El Experimento De Cuca ‘Muentras Dure La Fiesta Del Paraiso’”

  1. 1 CapaNostra June 17, 2008 at 6:48 am

    Very interesting band!, never hear it before. Mexican experimental sounds are always welcome.
    Also thanks for the Tasaday album you post some days before.

    Greetings !

  2. 2 continuo June 17, 2008 at 9:15 am

    I’m glad you’re enjoying some of the music here. I agree, Mexico had some terrific bands in the 1980s. Did you visit this mexican blog: http://www.tianguismusical.com/
    Take care.

  3. 3 CapaNostra June 21, 2008 at 7:27 pm

    Didn’t know that mexican blog, is really interesting. Thanks for the recommendation.

    See you!

  4. 4 Tomás June 24, 2008 at 3:46 pm

    It’s So Great that El Experimento de Cuca sounds like te Mexican HNAS.

    i’m always pleaced with you.

  5. 5 continuo June 24, 2008 at 7:18 pm

    Well, that is:they sometimes sound like HNAS. Most of the times they sound like plain mexican weirdos.

  6. 6 sick boy January 13, 2009 at 9:16 pm

    well, well, how are you, this is a hardcire music, well, interpretation of music is a littelane, but the song cancion de cuna, is a beatiful song, genery, energy, but, the best song for corse, muenstras la fiesta del paraiso dure, definity the best song, do you thing this is? well im ready for the party of paradise, no very well how im, bye and very lucky everybody.

  7. 7 continuo January 13, 2009 at 9:48 pm

    I agree with you: “Muentras Dure La Fiesta Del Paraiso” is the best song on this tape. Hope you recover soon.

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