Mexican Electro-Rock Band Kinky Set To Release Barracude 2/09

“[Kinky] blends traditional Mexican bass and accordion elements into an otherworldly hybrid of electronica, funk, rock and post-punk, tinkering with genres as uninhibitedly as My Morning Jacket.” — PASTE.COM

Mexican rockers KINKY are set to release their fourth studio album BARRACUDA (Kin-Kon/Nettwerk) in February of 2009, with an early digital release on September 30, 2008. Produced by Kinky with some co-production from Money Mark (Beastie Boys) and Chico Sonido, Barracudacaptures the intoxicating energy that the quintet infuses into every live show.

The first single, “Hasta Quemarnos,” (co-produced by Chico Sonido) will premiere on MySpace Latino (latino.myspace.com) on September 16, followed by a full exclusive album premiere on “The Leak” on MTVtr3s.com on September 23.

Kinky, who have toured with the likes of The Flaming Lips, Shakira, Cake and De La Soul, have also just been added to the MTV Tr3s “Tr3s Pass” tour with headliners Calle 13 (tour dates below). This announcement comes on the heels of Kinky doing an exclusive performance at the first ever “MTV Tr3s Fashionista,” a televised event that brought together the perfect mix of high fashion and hot music.

The band will also do a North American tour around the February release date (tour dates to follow).

Barracuda track listing:
1. Hasta Quemarnos
2. Papel Volando
3. Those Girls f/t Randy Ebright of Molotov
4. Avion
5. Diablo Azul
6. Masacre Sonica
7. The Day I Lost The Bests
8. Marcha Atras
9. Tachi-Mari-Pedon-Cocongo
10. Fuego En La Fabrica
11. Anzuelo
12. El Tiempo
13. We Present
14, Tus Huellas, Mis Pasos

MTV Tr3s “Tr3s Pass” tour dates:
Thur, Oct 9 New York, NY @ Nokia Theatre Times Square
Thur, Oct 30 Chicago, IL @ Volkan
Fri, Oct 31 Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
Fri, Nov 14 San Francisco, CA @ Regency Ballroom at the Grand
Sat, Nov 15 Los Angeles, CA @ Club Nokia

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