Listen to “Acapulco,” a track inspired by “mirrey” culture and the legendary Baby’O nightclub

“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).

A photo posted by Marcelo C. Baez, aka P3CULIAR (@marcelo_c_baez) on

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.

Have at it, papaloys & lobukis (you can also download it here).

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Role-play, P3CULIAR’s debut LP, out today — Stream full record here!


Role-play, P3CULIAR’s debut LP, was released today through Kin Kon Records in the US, and Casete Records in Europe and Latin America. You can purchase it on iTunes, Google Play, or Amazon. You can also stream the album on Spotify, Bandcamp, or SoundCloud:

Role-play was produced by Ulises Lozano (Kinky, Amandititita, Mexican Dubwiser) and Marcelo. It features collaborations with Cakes Da Killa  (“Menea“) and Sisely Treasure (“Start a Fight”). Full record production details can be found here. The artwork was shot by Javier Romero and a music video for “Wicked” will premiere early next month.