The members of Khruangbin initially bonded over a mutual love of funk and Middle Eastern and African music. Those influences are evident on the Houston trio's new album, "Con Todo El Mundo." Like the band's 2015 debut, the record features hypnotic, spacious instrumentals with occasional vocal parts buried in the mix.
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Khruangbin stopped into the CPR Performance Studio before a show at Denver's Bluebird Theater. The band members played four songs and spoke with Jeremy Petersen about their website that generates Spotify playlists for airplane passengers, recording "Con Todo El Mundo" in a barn and why they don't have a lead vocalist.
Stream the session and watch Khruangbin perform "Maria También" above (Update: Audio is no longer available). Watch more videos on our YouTube page.
Khruangbin performs Aug. 9 at Red Rocks Amphitheatre.
- "August 10"
- "Lady and Man"
- "Evan Finds the Third Room"
- "Maria También"