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With a brand new international release and a fresh BBC Award for World Music (Newcomer) to his credit, Argentina's young chamame hero is ready for the world. Born in the north-eastern rural province of Misiones, Chango Spasiuk grew up in a close-knit society defined by the complex process of fusion and interaction between communities of native peoples and Eastern European immigrants, like Chango's grandparents. In Argentina 'El Chango' is celebrated as the guardian angel of chamame, the powerful folk tradition of the Argentine Northeast. A fiery and sensitive virtuoso on the accordion, Spasiuk produces a rich mix of sound and rhythm, where improvisation and composition, tradition and modernity play equal roles, making his music an intense listening experience that moves beyond boundaries of style and genre.