Cambalache’s new video: Son jarocho in another dimension

East Los Homies Cambalache takes the traditional son jarocho sound, adds futuristic costumes and settings for the stunning new video Butaquito Lindo.

What’s it all about? The YouTube page explains:

Butaquito Lindo is in a sense Cambalache poking fun at ourselves as a society buying into the notion that social media can replace human connection. It’s very much a reminder to us of why we play son jarocho and how the cultivation of relationships, of community are, for us, rooted in el fandango.

Our translation: Do you want to be friends with social media avatars, or real gente?

Here are the real gente: