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||Los Angeles, CA
J. Borda-bass , programming, vocals; Popa- Synth, programming, vocals; Zuluaga- Drums, Percussion
About the ArtistPalenke Soultribe was created in Los Angeles in 2005 by Colombian producers Juan D. Borda ( AKA Insectosound) and Andres Erazo ( AKA Popa) and later joined by drummer/percussionist A.Zuluaga. Under WC-Music Records and up to 2008, they have released a vinyl named "Folkloric Deconstruktion" (2005); followed by their first album called "Tropic an Heaven" (2007 )( album that was awarded with the Independent Music Awards 2008 in the Dance/Electronica category; and a compilation of remixes entitled "Tropico y Cielo". Their upcoming album release, ORO, shows a development in the sound of the project and features known international artists like Miami's Locos por Juana ( Grammy nominee 2009), Sr. Mendez ( Grammy Winner 2007), Cesar Pliego ( bass player from KINKY), Elastic Bond , Toddy Walters and many more. Official released date scheduled March 2009. Palenke Soultribe deconstruct atmospheric and warm colombian sonic textures that ride over underground beats and exploratory synthesizer sounds. The foundation of PST's work is the colorful sound of Colombia's traditional music mixed together with electronic beats.
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by Music evolves like everything in the world. In the case of Palenke Soultribe, is not the exception with the evolution of Colombian roots sound with electronic elements and an eye-candy live show...