Austin's Reveleros rev up crowds with exotic rhythms, multilingual vocals, sharp instrumental chops and a globetrotting repertoire. Core members Chris Dirkx (percussion) and Kim Simpson (guitar and vocals) regularly feature some of the area's finest musicians.

Their new debut album is a beach party platter that mixes original tracks with versions of songs from the shores of Greece, Croatia, Mexico and more. Musical collaborators and soloists include Austin-based composer Kevin Taylor (bass and marimba), David Perales (violin), along with New Bohemians John Bush (engineer) and Brad Houser (sax).

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1. Opa Nina Nai (Greek) (2:53)
(Trad.-Stelios Kazantzidis)
2. Cha Cha Pusti Me (Croatian) (3:23)
(Neno Belan - Jaksa Matosic)
3. Oh Zelie (Frenglish) (3:00)
(Kim Simpson)
4. What a Mellow Man (Instrumental) (2:39)
(Herbie Hancock)
5. Maria Isabel (Spanish) (3:12)
6. O Koutalianos (Greek) (3:20)
(L. Popodopoulos - M. Loizos)
7. Regeneration (Instrumental) (3:58)
(Kim Simpson)
8. 'Tit Galop Pour Mamou (Cajun French) (3:03)
(Dewey Balfa)
9. La Playa (Instrumental) (2:38)
(Jo Van Wetter)
10. La Mucura (Spanish) (3:09)
(Antonio Fuentes)

Produced by Chris Dirkx
Mixed and engineered by John Bush at Cicada Moon Studios
Mastered by Jerry Tubb at Terra Nova Mastering
Made in Texas!