The musical roots found in Colombia in South America are the perfect accompaniment for deep soulful underground house music, an incorporation of diverse sounds such as flutes and gaitas coming from Native Indigenous or African percussion brought by talented musicians who have kept the traditional folklore sounds from ancient slavery give Colombia a rich and vibrant culture which is also matched by the beautiful landscaping that surrounds it, creating the perfect setting for it’s lush musical flavor.
From this well known gem in South America, emerges KALERO, a talented up and coming production artist born and raised in Bogota, Colombia. KALERO has infused his childhood roots of Afro – Colombian with some heavy percussion and a skillful arrangement of gaitas (flutes) and seductive vocals in French putting Colombia on the map with the straight forward message of enhancing Colombia’s attributes making this track an undisputable dance floor killer.
Having made his worldwide debut on Marlon D’s Underground Collective Recordings label and having participated in various remix compilation projects for other prestigious labels, KALERO comes back strong in 2012 with his first official release on the exquisite underground house label Melomania Records.
The EP is entitled La Kolombie EP consisting of 4 different versions of the original cut, anticipating the sound of a forthcoming album project. It includes remixes from Axel Von Greiff (Tampa’s Fl legendary Dj Producer) and Paso Doble (main man on Melomania Records).
La Kolombie EP truthfuly brings something fresh and new to the house scene for it keeps the underground sound of house alive blended with indigenous elements and the tracks have been tested and approved on the dance floor around the globe.
Keep your eyes and ears open for more KALERO to come in 2012 because you will undoubtedly be blown away when you hear the raw talent and devotion this proud Colombian native house head puts into his music projects. Colombia is House Music!! – ” La Kolombie C’est Du HOuse MUsic”!
Credits: La Kolombie (Kalero’s Original Kondo Mix) Mixed and Produced by Kalero Percussion and Gaitas: Dionisio Yepes Keyboards and arrangements: Gilberto Calero Vocals by: Angelie Boada Mixed and Mastered by: Camilo Silva Mastering : Melomania Records Recorded @: Audiovision Studios Bogota,Colombia S.A. Release Label : Melomania Records [http://www.pasodobleworld.com] La Kolombie (Axel Von Greiff Deep State Remix) Mixed by : Axel Von Greiff @ Redrum Studios in Tampa Florida, US