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Mexico City – the synth organ grinder

Mexico City organ grinderMexico City, Mexico – a field recording by Joao van Zelst from the famous Plaza de la Constitucion, capturing the ‘cilindrero’, or organ grinder, a street musician who plays a mechanical piano to entertain the passing crowds.

In the hands of New York City-based contributor Jeff Dungfelder, this short recording is transformed into an entirely new track, creating skittering voice-like melodies over a bed of synths and beats.

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