Tag: Colombia

Ela Minus – “Adapt.”

Ela Minus – “Adapt.”

“Bright Music for Dark Times”. That’s what Gabriela Jimeno has written on her gear when she performs as Ela Minus. In times like these, it’s tough to understand what is happening in the world. Music has always been therapeutic, healing, and guiding. Ela Minus’ music indeed brings brightness into these tumultuous times. This month, she released her third EP, Adapt. […]

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Ela Minus – “Jamaica”

Ela Minus – “Jamaica”

One of our favorite discoveries this year was a band that flew under the radar last year, Balancer. A three-piece band with members from Colombia and Puerto Rico. We were drawn to their music because of its positive energy. In the time since their last release, their drummer, Gabriela Jimeno, started a solo project called Ela Minus. On “Jamaica”, the first […]

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Balancer – ‘Waves Remain’

Balancer – ‘Waves Remain’

We fell in love with the dreaminess of Balancer’s 2014 record Tipsoo. The New York via Puerto Rico and Colombia trio create a fun, groovy sound. This week, they’re sharing “Waves Remain” which will be on an EP that is set to be released later this year. “Waves Remain” has everything we loved about Tipsoo, the  dreamy, reverbed guitars, and […]

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Balancer, “Tipsoo”

Balancer, “Tipsoo”

Balancer is a band that exemplifies a lot of what we started doing here on The Revue with Mundo Musique. They’re based in New York now, but their members are from Colombia and Puerto Rico. The three members that make up Balancer – Felipe Piedrahita, Gabriela Jimeno, and Francisco Valentin – create an infectious brand of indie rock with tons […]

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Mundo Musique: Moonetz, Electronic Pop from Colombia

Mundo Musique: Moonetz, Electronic Pop from Colombia

In the ’80s, there were numerous bands who could be characterized as synth-pop bands, such as New Order, Pet Shop Boys, and even Depeche Mode had several tracks that dabbled in this genre. In the ’90s, synth-pop gave way to the rising electronica movement, which gave way to house and club music, which gave way to today’s electronic dance music […]

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