Join us at Picó Picante this Friday, March 28th to welcome Orion and King Louie from Austin-based collective Peligrosa! They'll be joined on the special decks by residents Ultratumba and Oxycontinental, and the party will be hosted by Picó buddy and collaborator Zo.E.Ling.
Established in 2007, Peligrosa is a collective of DJs, producers and visual artists reenergizing the sounds of Latin America's past, present and future.
Read below to learn more about our artists! This edition of Picó Picante will be $5 all night at Good Life! See you, love you soon.
PICÓ PICANTE, Vol. 35
DJ ORION (Orion Garcia) has been crafting musical chemistry for over eight years. With a strong foundation in cumber, dancehall and electro, his repertoire has expanded to include the toughest tribal house, hip hop, mash-ups, bhangra, baile funk, dustup, jazz and most things in between. Orion keeps active in Austin, Texas with various scenes, running a small homegrown record label (Raw Word Records), coordinating creative writing and freestyle sessions (Stylefree) and curating monthly Latin music events (Peligrosa).
KING LOUIE [Peligrosa]
DJ King Louie (Luis Espada) was born in Madrid and grew up in Mexico, so it makes sense why his repertoire of Cumbia, Hip Hop & House keep professional party goers moving all night and into the morning hours. The Austin-based DJ recently released a mix for Madgods Clothing along with various other mixes of varying styles. He has been billed with greats such as Afrojack, MSTRKRFT, L-Vis 1990, Dan Oh, Them Jeans, 12th Planet, Uproot Andy, Laid Back Luke, Wolfgang Gartner, Sinden, Flosstradamus and many others. His work in Austin includes monthly parties (A Bailar Cabrones, Powwow) as well as weekly performances, he is an associate of Raw Word Records and Peligrosa, and He has been known to dazzle the crowd into a frenzy with his high energy!
ULTRATUMBA [Picó Picante]
Ethan Kiermaier is Ultratumba. Based out of Boston and coastal Maine, he is a miner of post everything global dance mayhem. The polyamorous marriage of an airhorn, a sitar, an 808 and Alan Lomax daggering with Diamanda Galas in a dirt floored basement.
OXYCONTINENTAL [Picó Picante]
Oxycontinental is the moniker of Colombo-Venezuelan DJ-musician, cultural producer and artist-hacker-curator Ricardo de Lima. Based in Boston, he is a resident at transnational dance party Picó Picante and the force behind the DYI venue Spectacle.
Zo.E.Ling is a cultural curator who has worked in the spaces of retail, music and arts for the past 10 years. The artists and talents she advocates for are authentic and culturally rich representations of diverse movements of the local to international communities. She has recently returned to graduate school for formal training on human rights and immigrant advocacy.