LA LOM adds Los Angeles twist to cumbia and retro soul

“In LA, cumbia is such a popular thing. You hear it on the radio. You hear it coming out of people's cars, at parties, and at clubs all over the city. So that was one of the ways we really started playing cumbia — people showing up and requesting,” says LA LOM guitarist Zac Sokolow. Photo by Zane Rubin.

LA LOM creates a nostalgic feel through their music, inspired by cumbia, bolero, and retro soul. The instrumental trio’s debut album features songs named after Los Angeles streets.

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