El  Yunque

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About El Yunque

El Yunque is the third album from American artist YUS, following 2010's Palms and 2014's Talisman. Inspired and named after the tropical rain forest in Puerto Rico, it combines elements of latin, afrobeat, electronic, and pop musics to form its own unique sound. It was created between Spring 2012 and May 2015, and revised in 2018. It was released December 8, 2018 via Manneken Records.


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About Talisman

Talisman is the second full-length album from YUS, the sound of Phoenix-based artist Youceff Yunque Kabal and the first album out on his imprint Manneken Records. It was created between Winter 2010/2011 and Spring 2014 at home in Phoenix, Arizona, and mastered by Dietrich Schoenemann in NY. It features previous singles "Nowadays" and "20 Million", and showcases Kabal's unique songwriting and production style.


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About Palms

Palms is the debut album from YUS. It was self-released digitally on Bandcamp on November 21, 2010. It was recorded at home in Phoenix, Arizona between Summer 2009 and Fall 2010. In support of Palms, YUS opened local shows through Stateside Presents for Youth Lagoon, Phantogram, Balam Acab, Zola Jesus, I Break Horses, and oOoOO.