Chancha Vía Circuito is an alias of cumbia digital producer Pedro Canale, who is affiliated with the Argentine dance club Zizek and its offshoot label, ZZK Records.
Influenced by various styles of cumbia -- Columbian cumbia, Mexican cumbia sonidera, Argentine cumbia villera -- as well as reggae and electronica, Canale made his recording debut in 2007 with the self-released Kumbias Gauchito EP. In 2008 he released the Rodante EP on ZZK Records, the offshoot label of the Buenos Aires dance club Zizek, where he manages the merchandise booth. Also in 2008, he toured North America as part of a Zikek troupe also featuring Villa Diamante, Fauna, and Bersa Discos. ~ Jason Birchmeier, Rovi