Betsayda Machado & La Parrando El Clavo – Loé Loá – Rural Recordings Under The Mango Tree

The latest release from the always on point Olinda records sees a reissue of this amazing field recording from Venezuela, originally released back in 2017.  Olinda are giving the album it’s much deserved first vinyl release aswell as a digital re-release.  The music on offer is mostly in a traditional Venezuelan style called ‘Parranda’ and features only vocals and percussion.  There are 17 singers and 12 percussionists contributing to the beautiful sounds.  You can order the vinyl or digital direct from the Olinda bandcamp below, or look out for it in the finer record stores.

There is also an NPR tiny concert which is also worth checking out

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