SXSW 2017: Don't miss Ságan - Colombia’s most interesting sounds of national electronic music

miércoles, 15 de marzo de 2017 11:33 By Augusto Socìas

One of Colombia’s most prominent duet performs at:

Mar 17, 2017
8:00pm — 8:40pm

Mar 18, 2017
8:20pm — 9:00pm
Cosmo-Natural Pop. Ságan is a Colombian electronic duet that mixes organic and digital sounds, creating a journey through our outer and inner universes.

Their album Cada Célula was released on May 16th, 2015 as part of the Canción-Canción lineup, and was part of The Best 10 Albums of the Year by Semana Magazine, Top 15 Albums of the Year by Noisey (VICE), 5 Colombian albums You Must Hear by the Shock Magazine, and in the Top 10 Latin Albums of the Year by KEXP (USA). María and Felipe were Characters of the Year by Noisey. Many of their songs have appeared in the charts of the most important independent radio station in Colombia; Radiónica. Their first single “Oceánico” managed to snag fourth place in its first week on the air.

Ságan has appeared in important national festivals, such as Almax (by the Rolling Stone Magazine), Lollapalooza (Failed festival in Colombia), Festival Centro, Mutek, Festival Estéreo Picnic 2017 and invited to the SXSW 2017 Showcase. Their “Circulando” video was nominated to Best Videoclip of the Year in the Bogoshorts Festival and in the Shock Awards, where they were also nominated to Best Electronic Band and Best Alternative Band. They are part of the Chancellery Artistic Portfolio and the chilean label Eroica Producciones. In May 2016 they were invited to perform at KEXP in Seattle (USA), becoming the second Colombian band to release a Live in-studio with the station. The band is currently working on the video release of their latest single “Calígula” supported by crowdfunding, and on their second album which will have the special participation of Estados Alterados and the peruvian band Kanaku Y El Tigre.

+Showcase times are subject to SXSW last minute adjustments. 
++Please check official SXSW 2017 schedule, for more information.

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