Cumbia,Disk And Electronics


Cumbia is a very popular musical style throughout Latin America, however, its origin dates back to Colombia and its rhythms are based on the rhythms of the Black Caribbean, mixing with Spanish rhythms and the styles of the area. The expression “Cumbia” may have its origin in the “Cumbe” or typical dance of Equatorial Guinea.

The great African influence is especially noticeable in the use of percussion and drums. The maracas and whistles are related to the indigenous style, and the voices and songs are influenced by Spanish lyric.

In the 1940s, like porro and vallenato, they began to spread from the coast to other parts of the country, mainly thanks to the talent of the artist “Lucho Bermúdez”. In the 1950s, however, the musical genre of cumbia achieved worldwide success and spread throughout Latin America, starting with Ecuador and Peru, then Mexico and Argentina, and finally, all the way to the rest of the continent.

Nicaragua is one of the countries in which cumbia has had a greater settlement, especially in the 50s and 60s by the artist “Gustavo Layton”.


Disco music is a type of music genre that appeared mostly in the United States around 1970. As with all other types of music, it was influenced by rhythms from other genres such as soul and funk, as well as rhythm and music. blues.

In areas where the music was played at night, instead of hiring a musical group, a DJ took care of the music and from there a musical style was born that has triumphed during the seventies, eighties, nineties and has been preserved to this day.

Undoubtedly the movie “Saturday Night Fever” clearly represents the disco spirit, where John Travolta appears and represents this type of music and the way to live it.


Electronic music as a musical genre is the way of naming the different musical genres that use classical or acoustic musical instruments, and that accompany their music with electronic nuances, therefore, it has its origins together with the appearance of the first synthesizers (and of the Japanese of the 50s who fantasized about the production of electronic music), and that which was first remarked in the 80s – of the eighties by the hand of artists such as the “Juan Atkins” or “Underground Resistance”

This music is generated as a whole in a virtual way, since the 80s Germany has taken over as the greatest exponent of the musical production of this genre, quickly taking control of the world scene until today, where it is one of the dominant genres .

Music is the way to name the different musical genres that, being able to use classical or acoustic musical instruments, accompany their sound with electronic touches, therefore, it has its origin together with the appearance of the first synthesizers.