BarrioActivo
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BarrioActivo

Miami, Florida, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2008 | SELF

Miami, Florida, United States | SELF
Established on Jan, 2008
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"this will sink into your bones immediately"

Richly diverse, groovy, well-produced - this will sink into your bones immediately!(review by indie- music).
- Indie Music


"Review from Taxi"

.....I would say this is latin rock with the unique recipe blending the swing of Los Lobos, the sting from Red Hot Chili Peppers and the buzz from B52s... Keep mixing it up!!! - Taxi


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BarrioActivo is made up of 5 guys that drive to keep the traditional rhythm of Cuban music alive, while fusing it with other genres to create something new and unheard of. Their music is a combination of Son, Guaracha, Rumba and Chachacha with today's Rock, Funk,Ska and Reggae. The music trio was formed in January of 2007, and since then has performed in several Miami clubs. They are now presently in the process of creating their debut album. The trio consists of the following: Guido Milian on the bass. He is a native born from Camaguey, Cuba. His musical skill comes as a natural born talent, that is apparent in everyone of his perfomances. Upon his third year of medical school in Cuba, he decided to leave the island to look for new horizons, ending up in Coral Gables, Florida. He is a photographer and also composes his own music. After playing in several bands, he decided to join forces with the other 2 members to create what is now BarrioActivo. Armando Arce also known as Pututi, is the drummer and percussionist. He is from Santa Clara in Cuba, a province well known for their talented musicians. He graduate from their prestigious Vocacional School of Art, and has worked with quite a few famous musicians, such as Pablo FG y su Elite, Manolin el Medico de la Salsa, and Habana Abierta. He currently resides in Miami, Florida. Lastly, on lead guitar and vocals is Eugenio Rodriguez. He is native born from Habana, Cuba. There he studied French language and literature at the University of La Habana, and graduated in 1991 . He won the Cuban National Award for Poetry in 1995, for his work entitled "David". He took part in various alternative rock bands in Cuba and Mexico, but moreover he is the writer and composer of Barrioactivo's songs. He has resided in Miami, Florida since 2002.

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