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Traffic Sound

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Traffic Sound

Traffic Sound


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The second Traffic Sound album, released in 1970 after their Latin rock masterpiece Virgin, deserves to be considered one of the greatest recordings of its time, even internationally, as essential as the most hailed works of Cream, Caravan or Led Zeppelin that served as a bridge for rock music between the 60s and 70s. The band incorporates complex arrangements and long song structures with which they approach psychedelic and prog music. However, the immediacy of songs like ‘Yesterday’s Game’, with a fierce and contagious guitar riff, or ‘Chicama Way’, a terrific anthem, clear any possible doubt about the sound principles of the band: hypnotic, groovy ROCK, in capital letters! Presented in facsimile tri-fold sleeve and pressed on 180g vinyl.

Peru enjoyed a thriving and exciting music scene since the mid-1960s. Bands such as Los Saicos, Los Shain’s and Los York’s, to name just a few, released a number of brilliant records that drove young fans crazy and set an example for many to follow. The end of the decade brought about an evolution in sound and new music genres, as Peruvian bands kept an eye on the groundbreaking British and US artists exploring baroque pop, psychedelic rock and early prog. One of them was Traffic Sound, founded in Lima in 1967. Over a very short period of time the band managed to successfully develop their career transcending their starting point, in which they’d simply record covers of artists such as Jimmy Hendrix, Cream or The Young Rascals, moving on to the more mature sound of their first LP with self-written songs, Virgin (1969), a masterpiece of Latin rock, and this second self-titled LP, released in 1970. Traffic Sound incorporates here complex arrangements and long song structures with which they approach prog music. However, the immediacy of songs like ‘Yesterday’s Game’, with a fierce and contagious guitar riff, or ‘Chicama Way’, a terrific anthem, clear any possible doubt about the sound principles of the band: groovy ROCK, in capital letters! While tracks such as ‘Those Days Have Gone’ or ‘America’ show the friendliest yet psychedelic side of the group, ‘Tibet’s Suzettes’, the opening song of the album, simultaneously introduces all the ingredients of the Traffic Sound recipe: hypnotic rhythms, untamed guitars and very skilled playing. Although some influences cannot be ignored, this second Traffic Sound album is huge and deserves to be considered one of the greatest recordings of its time, even internationally, as essential as the most hailed works of Cream, Caravan or Led Zeppelin that served as a bridge for rock music between the 60s and 70s.

Formed in 1968 by members of bands from Lima, Peru such Los Hang Ten’s and Los Mad’s and other musicians, Traffic Sound started as a covers band playing songs by The Doors, Cream and Jimi Hendrix. Their influences came from England and the US, and apart from some bossa nova played at rehearsals, Latin music didn’t feature in their repertoire. However, their origin and background could still be heard in their sound, something which they embraced even more after Santana’s success and led them to albums such as "Virgin", "Traffic Sound" and "Lux", masterpieces of Latin rock.They combined psychedelia, hard rock, a hint of progressive rock and a Latin tinge to create a personal, mighty sound full of details, which made the band hugely successful before finally disbanding in 1972.

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The second Traffic Sound album, released in 1970 after their Latin rock masterpiece Virgin, deserves to be considered one of the greatest recordings of its time, even internationally, as essential as the most hailed works of Cream, Caravan or Led Zeppelin that served as a bridge for rock music between the 60s and 70s. The band incorporates complex arrangements and long song structures with which they approach psychedelic and prog music. However, the immediacy of songs like ‘Yesterday’s Game’, with a fierce and contagious guitar riff, or ‘Chicama Way’, a terrific anthem, clear any possible doubt about the sound principles of the band: hypnotic, groovy ROCK, in capital letters! Presented in facsimile tri-fold sleeve and pressed on 180g vinyl.

Peru enjoyed a thriving and exciting music scene since the mid-1960s. Bands such as Los Saicos, Los Shain’s and Los York’s, to name just a few, released a number of brilliant records that drove young fans crazy and set an example for many to follow. The end of the decade brought about an evolution in sound and new music genres, as Peruvian bands kept an eye on the groundbreaking British and US artists exploring baroque pop, psychedelic rock and early prog. One of them was Traffic Sound, founded in Lima in 1967. Over a very short period of time the band managed to successfully develop their career transcending their starting point, in which they’d simply record covers of artists such as Jimmy Hendrix, Cream or The Young Rascals, moving on to the more mature sound of their first LP with self-written songs, Virgin (1969), a masterpiece of Latin rock, and this second self-titled LP, released in 1970. Traffic Sound incorporates here complex arrangements and long song structures with which they approach prog music. However, the immediacy of songs like ‘Yesterday’s Game’, with a fierce and contagious guitar riff, or ‘Chicama Way’, a terrific anthem, clear any possible doubt about the sound principles of the band: groovy ROCK, in capital letters! While tracks such as ‘Those Days Have Gone’ or ‘America’ show the friendliest yet psychedelic side of the group, ‘Tibet’s Suzettes’, the opening song of the album, simultaneously introduces all the ingredients of the Traffic Sound recipe: hypnotic rhythms, untamed guitars and very skilled playing. Although some influences cannot be ignored, this second Traffic Sound album is huge and deserves to be considered one of the greatest recordings of its time, even internationally, as essential as the most hailed works of Cream, Caravan or Led Zeppelin that served as a bridge for rock music between the 60s and 70s.

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Traffic Sound

SKU: MR 398  |  , , , ,

The second Traffic Sound album, released in 1970 after their Latin rock masterpiece Virgin, deserves to be considered one of the greatest recordings of its time, even internationally, as essential as the most hailed works of Cream, Caravan or Led Zeppelin that served as a bridge for rock music between the 60s and 70s. The band incorporates complex arrangements and long song structures with which they approach psychedelic and prog music. However, the immediacy of songs like ‘Yesterday’s Game’, with a fierce and contagious guitar riff, or ‘Chicama Way’, a terrific anthem, clear any possible doubt about the sound principles of the band: hypnotic, groovy ROCK, in capital letters! Presented in facsimile tri-fold sleeve and pressed on 180g vinyl.

Peru enjoyed a thriving and exciting music scene since the mid-1960s. Bands such as Los Saicos, Los Shain’s and Los York’s, to name just a few, released a number of brilliant records that drove young fans crazy and set an example for many to follow. The end of the decade brought about an evolution in sound and new music genres, as Peruvian bands kept an eye on the groundbreaking British and US artists exploring baroque pop, psychedelic rock and early prog. One of them was Traffic Sound, founded in Lima in 1967. Over a very short period of time the band managed to successfully develop their career transcending their starting point, in which they’d simply record covers of artists such as Jimmy Hendrix, Cream or The Young Rascals, moving on to the more mature sound of their first LP with self-written songs, Virgin (1969), a masterpiece of Latin rock, and this second self-titled LP, released in 1970. Traffic Sound incorporates here complex arrangements and long song structures with which they approach prog music. However, the immediacy of songs like ‘Yesterday’s Game’, with a fierce and contagious guitar riff, or ‘Chicama Way’, a terrific anthem, clear any possible doubt about the sound principles of the band: groovy ROCK, in capital letters! While tracks such as ‘Those Days Have Gone’ or ‘America’ show the friendliest yet psychedelic side of the group, ‘Tibet’s Suzettes’, the opening song of the album, simultaneously introduces all the ingredients of the Traffic Sound recipe: hypnotic rhythms, untamed guitars and very skilled playing. Although some influences cannot be ignored, this second Traffic Sound album is huge and deserves to be considered one of the greatest recordings of its time, even internationally, as essential as the most hailed works of Cream, Caravan or Led Zeppelin that served as a bridge for rock music between the 60s and 70s.


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21,00

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Traffic Sound

Traffic Sound

SKU: MR 398  |  , , , ,

The second Traffic Sound album, released in 1970 after their Latin rock masterpiece Virgin, deserves to be considered one of the greatest recordings of its time, even internationally, as essential as the most hailed works of Cream, Caravan or Led Zeppelin that served as a bridge for rock music between the 60s and 70s. The band incorporates complex arrangements and long song structures with which they approach psychedelic and prog music. However, the immediacy of songs like ‘Yesterday’s Game’, with a fierce and contagious guitar riff, or ‘Chicama Way’, a terrific anthem, clear any possible doubt about the sound principles of the band: hypnotic, groovy ROCK, in capital letters! Presented in facsimile tri-fold sleeve and pressed on 180g vinyl.

Peru enjoyed a thriving and exciting music scene since the mid-1960s. Bands such as Los Saicos, Los Shain’s and Los York’s, to name just a few, released a number of brilliant records that drove young fans crazy and set an example for many to follow. The end of the decade brought about an evolution in sound and new music genres, as Peruvian bands kept an eye on the groundbreaking British and US artists exploring baroque pop, psychedelic rock and early prog. One of them was Traffic Sound, founded in Lima in 1967. Over a very short period of time the band managed to successfully develop their career transcending their starting point, in which they’d simply record covers of artists such as Jimmy Hendrix, Cream or The Young Rascals, moving on to the more mature sound of their first LP with self-written songs, Virgin (1969), a masterpiece of Latin rock, and this second self-titled LP, released in 1970. Traffic Sound incorporates here complex arrangements and long song structures with which they approach prog music. However, the immediacy of songs like ‘Yesterday’s Game’, with a fierce and contagious guitar riff, or ‘Chicama Way’, a terrific anthem, clear any possible doubt about the sound principles of the band: groovy ROCK, in capital letters! While tracks such as ‘Those Days Have Gone’ or ‘America’ show the friendliest yet psychedelic side of the group, ‘Tibet’s Suzettes’, the opening song of the album, simultaneously introduces all the ingredients of the Traffic Sound recipe: hypnotic rhythms, untamed guitars and very skilled playing. Although some influences cannot be ignored, this second Traffic Sound album is huge and deserves to be considered one of the greatest recordings of its time, even internationally, as essential as the most hailed works of Cream, Caravan or Led Zeppelin that served as a bridge for rock music between the 60s and 70s.

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