Toy Selectah Collaboration on Pancho Villa & Austin Premiere
Legendary Mexican producer and hitmaker Toy Selectah collaborated on Graham Reynolds’ “Pancho Villa From a Safe Distance” experimental opera. The mix-master wizard for Monterrey Mexico’s Hip Hop en Español Pioneers Control Machete, has been working with a long list of artist, bands and contemporary music friends such as: Calle 13, M.I.A., Theivery Corporation, Diplo, and more. He now lives in Monterrey, Mexico and resides as Creative Director, A&R and CEO of Sones del Mexside his own production company and boutique label, home of recently top ranked mexican rock band División Minúscula.
“The whiz Dj and producer has created an individualized hybrid sound of south American riddims, nueva cumbia and jump-up soundsystem styles, as well as energetic remixes of Lil Wayne, Morrissey and Diplo.” – Red Bull Music Academy
“Pancho Villa From a Safe Distance” will have its Austin premiere in April. The opera just had it’s Corpus Christ premiere at The Harbor Playhouse on 2/28. The April premiere will be part of the Fusebox Festival and will feature Toy Selectah’s remixes.
Austin Premiere Information:
when: Fri 14 @8pm, Sat 15 @3pm & 8pm (80 mins), April 2017
where: Stateside @ The Paramount > 719 Congress Ave, 78701