Live Video: Bomba Estéreo

Bomba Estereo

photo by Dave Lichterman (more photos here)

Last week, Bogota, Colombia’s Bomba Estéreo dropped on Seattle like an a-bomb. Performing in the bunker-like KEXP in-studio space, bassist/producer Simon Mejia and vocalist Liliana “Li” Saumet along with Kike Egurrola on drums and Julian Salazar on guitar, blew the lid off the Midday Show as they combined modern rock with traditional cumbia, while touching on a variety of contents and styles: from hip-hop to Afro beat, pysch rock to reggae. Check out why DJ Cheryl Waters was all a-flustered:




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7 Comments

  1. hector
    Posted December 3, 2009 at 7:11 am | Permalink

    It’s a great fusion here in my country. I hope it rocks out all the rest of thw world.

  2. jaime
    Posted February 7, 2010 at 10:54 pm | Permalink

    Juanes mentioned Bomba Estéreo on his twits and I heard them. Wow they are awesome! Cumbia, Rumba with electro sound and Li’s voice is so sweet with a lot of feeling that made me dance that day.
    I am Mexican but I have to admit that Colombia is a great and beautiful place with music that makes you dance like crazy.

  3. ALEJA
    Posted February 24, 2010 at 7:23 am | Permalink

    MARAVILLOSO!!!! LOS FELICITAMOS DESDE LA RADIO NACIONAL DE COLOMBIA!

  4. pablo
    Posted August 20, 2010 at 2:03 pm | Permalink

    The Best Music Folk and Fusion, my Country Colombia, Great Raza !!!

  5. edwin
    Posted September 6, 2010 at 4:23 pm | Permalink

    lo mejor de colombia para el mundo gracias!!! kexp Seattle

    the best from colombia for the world thanks!!! Kexp Seattle

  6. Luca Art
    Posted January 2, 2011 at 4:45 am | Permalink

    Me gusta mucho la movida latinoamericana grande bomba estereo,soy argentino inviten a dick el demasiado que hace cumbia electronica muy buena.
    saludos a kexp.

  7. cata
    Posted April 27, 2011 at 10:26 am | Permalink

    Puro sabor!!!, sólo tumbao!!!, de Colombia para el mundo =)

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