Cumbia Machin is an Electro-Cumbia act that combines the use of live electronics and sequencers to create original Dub-Style Cumbia. The project began in the spring of 2010 and features Joaquin Hernandez on Zendrum and Sequencers . This project combines the styles of Electro, Cumbia, Drum n' Bass, Dubstep, Rock, Reggae and more.
The Zendrum is not a typical instrument and it is used by Joaquin Hernandez to continue playing music due to the disabling effects of Focal Dystonia in the right hand. Focal Dystonia is a genetic nervous disorder that surfaced after many years of playing the drumset. There is no cure for Focal Dystonia at this moment so a doctor told Joaquin to try and figure out another way to play. That idea of reinvention and new inspiration led to the heavy programming of sequencers and samplers to create the original music of Cumbia Machin.
Cumbia Machin was Special Guests of:
Bomba Estereo, Celso Piña, Sonora Santanera, La Sonora Dinamita , Lila Downs, Botellita De Jerez, Mexican Institute Of Sound, Mexican Dubwisser, La Santa Cecillia, Very Be Careful, Sonidero Travesura jut to name a few.
Past Tour stops include:
San Francisco CA, New York NY, Oakland CA, Los Angeles CA, Chicago ILL, St. Louis MO, El Paso TX, Tucson AZ, Yuma AZ, Tijuana MX, Ensenada MX, Tecate MX, Mexicali MX,
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