Dos Santos: Anti-Beat Orquesta: “¡Cafeteando!”

Photo by Carolina Sanchez

All this week, the Song of the Day spotlights artists performing at SXSW 2017.

Dos Santos: Anti-Beat Orquesta is a Chicago-based collective that sounds right at home here in Austin. Their blend of salsa and psychedelia is just a few dance steps away from the Grupo Fantasma/Brownout axis of funk, and fittingly, Grupo and Brownout guitarist Beto Martinez produced Dos Santos’ 2016 EP Fonografic. “¡Cafeteando!” sounds like dubbed-out chicha music that’s been fed back through the Caribbean until it’s a little sun-sick. In other words, it’s a perfect soundtrack for the I-can’t-go-on-I-must-go-on point that comes every year during SXSW.

“”¡Cafeteando!” appears on Fonografic, out now.

–Art Levy // host, Sunday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., producer, My KUTX

Dos Santos: Anti-Beat Orquesta at SXSW 2017:

Friday, Mar 17 – Sahara Lounge (day party) – 5:50 p.m.

Saturday, Mar 18 – Speakeasy (official SXSW showcase) – 1 a.m.

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