One of the most innovative Latin electronic acts, KINKY, is coming to Miami for the first time since 2006!
The band original from Monterrey is known for its fusion of accordion, electronic beats, funky bass lines and an amazing frontman performance by Gil Cerezo.
This ever-hot electric five-member band from Monterrey, Mexico formed in 1998 consists of Gilberto Cerezo, Ulises Lozano, Carlos Chairez, Omar Góngora, and Cesar Pliego whose music is heavily influenced by Latin music, rock, dance, and techno. While the majority of their songs are sung in Spanish, many feature both Spanish and English lyrics. Kinky is one group with International appeal playing their funky, danceable, electric, rhythmic sound.
Kinky has received multiple nominations from both the Latin Grammy Recording Academy and the Latin MTV Video Music Awards. Kinky, who has obtained 5 nominations for the MTV awards in 2002, and 4 more in 2007. Kinky was nominated for Best Alternative Music Album (Sueño de la Máquina) and Best Alternative Song (Negro Día) at the 2012 Latin Grammy Awards. The album was produced and mixed by legendary Dust Brother, John King, who has produced Beck, Rolling Stones and Beastie Boys amongst many others. Mastering this album was tackled by Howie Weinberg who is responsible for iconic albums such as Blood Sugar Sex Magik of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana’s Nevermind and U-2’s Pop.