Estéreo Picnic 2018: internal names to watch – The Bogotá Post
March 23, 2018 - Picnic Time
Everyone knows about a large unfamiliar names, nonetheless we always like to keep it local, so we’ve done a special playlist for those of we who need a beam to hip Colombian strain during Estéreo Picnic 2018. It’s got something for everyone, from champeta dance tracks, to electronica to good out-of-date indie rock.
Colombia unequivocally is a nation of music. It’s not only a large names that are good either. Bogotá alone is full of good bands you’ve never listened of, like Telebit. Don’t let your stupidity facade their brilliance. They residence large themes in their songs, as thespian Daniel Acosta explains. “As immature people, we have a possibility to make Colombia into a nation we want, to use a opinion to attend in democracy.”
There’s no resting on their laurels though, and we’re promised, “We’re finishing a cycle, so we’re going to be personification songs from [the final album] as good as some of a things from a subsequent cycle. We’re going to take advantage of Estéreo Picnic to uncover a open a small of a new image,” for their uncover during 6.15pm on Sunday on a Chevrolet Beat stage. “It’s going to be darker, some-more aggressive,” promises Daniel.
Salomón Beda, folk
From Colombia around Miami, folkster Salomón Beda takes a series of influences and produces all kinds of engaging stuff. “It’s strange,” he says, “If I’m with my guitar, a Peruvian instrument and a clarinet, it’s all here.” Despite doingmost of a work himself, he says, “For this festival, I’m with 9 musicians, only me during a front and I’ll have no instrument. When I’m yet my guitar we can dance and we feel liberated.”
He’s American-Colombian from a Jewish background. “I’ve always felt a unequivocally clever tie with Colombia. The warmth, a ambience, a mood, a music. we always felt Colombian. My mom told me ‘you were innate in a United States’, nonetheless we always told people we was Colombian.” At 5pm on Sunday during a Chevrolet Beat stage you can find out what this multiple brings. “You can bond with anybody in any language,” he says of music.
La Ramona, blues
One-woman-storm La Ramona doesn’t make strain like The Ramones, nonetheless she has as most appetite as all 4 of them packaged into her slim frame. It’s a large theatre for one woman, nonetheless she’s not scared. “No, never,” she replies, “I’ve been during Rock al Parque, large stages. we don’t wish to be arrogant, never, nonetheless I’m unequivocally happy and concerned to give myself to a public.” We should be propitious to have her.
She hasn’t expelled an manuscript yet, only personification live, nonetheless she says an manuscript is coming. “I don’t wish to recover my manuscript all during once, nonetheless bit by bit, singular by singular so that not even one strain would be wasted.” Jump brazen of a reserve and listen to her whole repertoire during 5.30pm on Friday on a Chevrolet Beat stage. She’s personification with a full breeze section, not that her voice needs most support.
Cynthia Montaño, fusión Pacífico
Since she was a small girl, caleña Cynthia Montaño’s dream was to be a famous artist, assisting others in Colombia to move a improved destiny by enlightenment and her music. She’s unequivocally vehement about a festival since it could attract new audiences for her, “I wish it to be that my strain can be enjoyed by everybody.”
Her coming is specially distinguished and she wants to share culture, strain and colours from a Pacific. She’s going to uncover us all that she has on Saturday during 3pm on a Tigo Music stage. Her amicable work by strain has lead to several projects upheld by opposite open entities. She takes a lot of influences from African-American communities and says her strain is “a brew between Latin American sounds and civic music.” Surely she’ll move a small Pacific feverishness to la nevera for Estéreo Picnic.
This Colombian rope appears on a strain theatre as folk, nonetheless Surcos brew their strain with others sounds from Europe and Latin America. It’s like friends that jam in a afternoons, nonetheless with opposite sounds and instruments creeping in. It wasn’t accurately planned, as thespian Juan Felipe explains “I see it as super virginal. When we started we had no thought about a genre, that is because we call it ‘accidental folk.’” It’s no collision now though.
They have different influences from all over a world, like a Beatles, Bon Iver, Beirut, and Mumfords Sons. This year, they’ll be behaving underneath a large lights as they open the Tigo Music theatre during 5pm on Friday.
Tribu Baharú, champeta
Esteréo cruise is a different space. Like Glasto, they have a lineup that spreads opposite genres and is tough to pigeonhole. It’s especially electronica and indie-rock, nonetheless there’s also a place for champeta. Tribu Baharú stood out during a press meet, beacons of costeño colour in a grey rolo sea. Drummer Cesár ‘Pocho Cien’ says “You have all a brew here,” claiming that Bogotá is a good champeta town.
It’s a entrance for Tribu this year, and Cesár is vehement “because of a lineup, we know? It’s an general lineup, some large stars are going to be there. we would adore to see Gorillaz and Lana (…) we have a 3 days for free, so let’s see.” He promises to get a city dancing and move some Caribbean feverishness to a mountains, so conduct to the Budweiser theatre during 5.30pm on Friday to find out if they can.
MNKY BSNSS, electronic
Barranquilla twin MNKY BSNSS have been around for a while, nonetheless they recently combined Venezuelan thespian Patricia Herrera to a lineup. This is her initial time during Estéreo Picnic and she’s excited. “I’m so looking brazen to it. I’m unequivocally concerned nonetheless unequivocally vehement and unequivocally happy to be here.” They play during 6.30pm on a Tigo Music theatre on Friday. Herrera is concerned during a association they’re keeping. “LCD Soundsystem, Gorillaz…” she says, of a acts she wants to see, “I’m unequivocally looking brazen to saying Lana Del Rey’s show, means we haven’t seen her live.”
They’re personification before Lana Del Rey nonetheless Patricia isn’t worried, “It won’t be a problem.” The rope are prepared for another enormous opening on a categorical stage. It’ll be dim when they arrive on theatre and they’ll unequivocally start a party. “We have a new uncover of lights,” says Patricia.
Cohetes are what you’d design during an eventuality like this – indie rockers. A alloy of Manizales and Bogotá, they strum out classical indie tunes. Singer Juan Pablo is “excited, nonetheless with some nerves as well.” It’s not putting him off nonetheless “with good vibes from a crowd, it’ll be a unequivocally good appetite [at a event]. Today I’m calm, nonetheless we suppose that closer to a eventuality I’ll have some-more nerves.”
At 6.45pm on Friday on a Chevrolet Beat stage, they’ve got a good container during a festival. “It’s an glorious time, appreciate God,” says Juan Pablo, “We wish that there’ll be a lot of people to share a knowledge with us on a Chevrolet stage.” Good promotion from a rocker there. “We’ve played large stages in Mexico, and all over Colombia, nonetheless this is a biggest uncover we’ve had so far.” If you’re looking for some normal choice stone festival music, these guys are a good bet.
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Additional stating and photos: Alisson Cantor