“Acapulco” was inspired by a legendary nighclub called Baby’O — Quién magazine wrote a great article about the venue last year — and classic mirrey culture, a certain subculture mostly comprised of upper crust Mexicans (think Luis Miguel & Roberto Palazuelos).
Marcelo C. @Acapulco with some scantily clad Mexican teenagers #whereyouatsergioandrade
Two scantily teenage Mexican boys from La Quebrada with yours truly. #whereyouatsergioandrade
I wrote the chunk of “Acapulco” about seven years ago and it’s been sitting in my hard drive ever since. I recently dusted off all the digital dirt from the original demo and added a few new elements, such as a peppy Roland Juno 106 arp and an 808 kick. After tinkering with the mix for a few hours I sent it off to get mastered and now you have this synthpop track at your finger tips.
Inspired by a scene in Female Trouble where Divine goes shoplifting, “Party Girl” was shot and directed by Maurice De La Falaise in Tijuana, Mexico. The protagonist is none other than Daniel Casillas, aka “La Coloreteada,” a grand, local nightlife personality. Many of the scenes were shot in La Mi-Ja De La Mezcalera, one of the city’s best bars, during a recent P3CULIAR show.
Special thanks to Carlos Raoul, Sergio Gonzalez, Caballo, and the rest of La Mija’s crew.
Because nobody asked for it, P3CULIAR is finally performing in New York. Special guest #theanalogtimes (https://soundcloud.com/theanalogtimes) will be joining me on stage, and Selector Monobichi, AKA Oscar León Bernal, will be the guest DJ (BTW, I will not be touching no virtual turntable that night). A small amount of Role-play vinyl copies will be available for $20 at the show but you can still purchase one here.