About Bomba Estéreo
The strongest dance rhythms come from Colombia. It is in this country was contagious dance cumbia, which has throughout the Spanish-speaking world. Combine this basis Estéreo bomb with electronics, rap, bass lines and an avid female tropical voice. Create a successful model, which is now copied by hundreds of groups. Her path to popularity was as fierce as the name Bomb Estéreo. Members went through a hard practice in rock bands and recording studios and before other Latin American bands maintain a significant headstart-which best illustrates the response of their concert at the Colours of Ostrava, where they belonged to the Supreme senzacím. They have hundreds of performances in more than 40 countries on such prestigious events such as Vive Latino (Mexico), Roskilde (Denmark), SXSW (USA), Womad, Womex or Sònar in Barcelona.
Founded in 2005, the Group’s keyboard player and artist Simón Mejía, a significant contributor, is the drummer of Enrique “Kike” Egurrola from iconic British-Columbia report Sidestepper. The Group was nominated for the most respected award Latin American world Latin Grammy in the category of best alternative album for the groundbreaking CD Elegancia Tropical, which, moreover, has received criticism in Anglo-Saxon superlativní media-including magazines, Billboard, Rolling Stone and The New York Times. MTV has the band for “best new group” in the vote of the Latin American branch of the iTunes won in the category of Estereo Bomb new artists.
Simón Mejía is a composer and arranger of world repute, whose significance goes far beyond the world of the charts. He placed as one of the three finalists in the competition, whose prize is the first year of collaboration with Brian Enem. His projects extend to anthropology, along with London, the filmmaker made a series of DVD in the isolated community of San Basilio de Palenque, based at 17. century uprchlými slaves, in which the African practices remain much longer than in other parts of Colombia.