Kiltro

Picture: Lisa Siciliano

Hometown: Denver

Fashioned:
 2018

Latest Launch: Creatures of Routine, Self-Released, Jul. 6, 2019

Pronouns: They/them

About: Kiltro is the project of Chilean-American singer songwriter Chris Bowers Castillo. Conceived in the lively, bohemian port town of Valparaiso, Chile, Kiltro draws considerably of its thematic electricity from Latin-American people artists like Victor Jara, Atahualpa Yupanqui, and Inti-Illimani, building for an emotive and stylistically distinctive merging of more mature genres with up to date kinds.

As the neighborhood opens up, what’s future?: After a extended 16 months in quarantine, we’re energized to be on the guides for a assortment of demonstrates and festivals and will before long be saying far more dates.  We’re also deep in the recording approach, possessing just tracked drums for a handful tracks, and are all set to get out there and adapt them for the stage.  I’m proud of what we’re operating on, as it has been an interchangeably demanding and cathartic procedure this time about presented the pandemic.  

Band Website: https://kiltromusic.com/

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Leon de las Florez

Picture: Anthony Maze

Hometown: From North Denver Colorado

Formed: Band due to the fact 2018

Newest Launch: “Sunshine into your gentle,” Self-Launch, Mar. 12, 2021

Pronouns: He/Him/El

About: Born and raised in North Denver, Colorado going back again and forth to Juarez, Chihuahua to stop by his mom. Poet Artist Musician Educator and Builder, Diego Florez is a full time imaginative. Several mediums continue to keep Diego active. Leon de las Florez is a solo challenge labor of pure really like and connection to self, our outside world and the resource that fuels it all to create a sonic encounter of multi style arrangements and politically poetic lyrics. All the parts published and played by Florez has pushed his being familiar with of composition and arrangement. With the independence to produce what the coronary heart dreams, possibilities are unlimited and limitless. 

Musicians That Inspire: Stevie Wonder, Gil Scott-Heron, Freddie Hubbard, Funkadelic, Fazer, Combo Chimbita, Mars Volta, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Black Sabbath, The Adicts, The Overcome, Carlos Santana, Minor Joe &La Familia, War, El Chicano, Malo, Jimi Hendrix 

Do you truly feel like lockdown has shaped you as a musician/band? If so, how: I moved to Taos, New Mexico for about 9 months and experienced the chance to make out there. Going through ancient ways and how they have manufactured it into todays every day stroll. 

What’s up coming?: I am releasing a single September 16th for working day of Mexican independence.

Lolita

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Hometown: Denver

Fashioned: 2019

Most recent Release: “PIRANA (feat. Deuce Eclipse, 2MX2, & Debajo Del Agua)” Self-Release, Aug. 27, 2021

Pronouns: She/her

About: Lolita examined songs at the College of Colorado & graduated with a Bachelor’s Diploma in Tunes Small business & Enjoyment Market Scientific studies in the drop of 2015. She has executed her tunes in several venues & festivals in and all around her property condition of Colorado. One of Lolita’s most well known releases to date is a track titled “Toda Mi Gente (Remix),” with over 130,000 streams on Spotify and in excess of 10,000 sights on YouTube. Lolita’s most recent one is titled PIRAÑA feat. Deuce Eclipse, 2MX2, & Debajo Del Agua. The single addresses how the neo-liberal social/financial ailments of several South American nations produce situation exactly where avenue youngsters (identified as Pirañas in Peru & Colombia) have to become like “Pirañas” to survive. The avenue youngsters appear jointly in solidarity and they survive by indicates of hustling in the streets, select-pocketing or even violently robbing people today. The use of the word “Piraña” acts as a visual illustration of the simultaneous harshness & magnificence of the street young children. Lolita plans on releasing more songs by the conclusion of 2021. You can remain up to date on Lolita’s most recent music releases, movies, functions & additional by adhering to her on social media @lolitaworldwide.

Musicians that inspire you: In no particular get here are some of the musicians that encourage me Residente, Missy Elliot, Celia Cruz, Selena, OutKast, J Cole, Kanye West, Amy Winehouse, Sade, The Reminders, Erykah Badu, SiR, Kendrick Lamar, Tyler The Creator, lil Wayne, Timbaland, Raury, Glass Animals, Jimmi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Cher, Etta James, Lauryn hill, Michael Jackson

Do you come to feel like lockdown has formed you as a musician/band? Lockdown afflicted my particular existence which in-transform experienced a good domino result in several places of my lifestyle like my job as a musician. I experienced extra time to be within just and grew a greater innerstanding of myself. I eventually took motion toward quite a few passions I experienced shelved, I acquired the press I wanted to develop into a more sovereign particular person. I was equipped to find my heart and choose action towards aligning myself with my authenticity and wholeness. It opened the door to refining my targets and purpose by balancing the factors I gave my time and vitality to.

Whats Up coming: I have new singles currently being well prepared for launch prior to 2022. New products in the operates. A vinyl of “Toda Mi Gente” is currently being talked over, & new new music movies & music are becoming manifested. 

Website: http://lolitamc.com

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