Produced by: Shushupe
Artwork: Andrea Barreda
Mastering: Alvaro Ernesto
There was another fantastic EP release this week from the Peruvian digital cumbiambera Shushupe, which fuses cumbia with East-Asian influences, inspired by a visit to Semarang, Indonesia, also drawing in sounds from other bass styles like deephouse, moombahton and trap. A transnational EP like this one is Generation Bass’ sweetest dream and deserves some extra massive love! — Generation Bass
Judging by the impressive cover art of Indocumbia, her latest digital EP, and the trippy qualities of her sound I’m tempted to assume the second. Regardless, if you can’t afford to make your trip to the Peruvian jungle and find a trust-worthy shaman, just listen to Shushupe’s chichadelic tracks and let her transport you– you might not experience a mystical encounter with the talking snake, but at least she’ll get you dancing. - Remezcla
Ursula Talavera, also known as Shushupe, takes ñu-cumbia and other such chichadelic sounds to the club in her home of Lima. An unwavering presence in the city’s underground circuit and drawing her namesake from a venomous viper creature of the Amazon, Shushupe most recently released her Indocumbia EP, which samples melodies of the region, moombahton kicks, and bird songs from creatures she only imagines she’s met. Puro trippy. - Remezcla
From forest engineering to electronic cumbia beats, Shushupe has been turning up the heat in Lima's underground scene and parties since 2005. Her pioneering vision took some years ago the folkloric sounds of the deep Peruvian Jungle to create a menagerie of powerful and exotic music also known as Tropical Bass. Her expeditions to the Amazon led her to a world of ancient Peruvian cumbia and horror at the sight of The Bushmaster, the most...