Il Abanico

Il Abanico originated as a duo in Bogotá, Colombia, in 2010 before moving north and ultimately landing in Brooklyn in 2012. Centered around the manipulated vocals of Juliana Ronderos and guitar melodies of Nicolás Losada, this 5-piece band draws on a diverse world of influences to create wholly original, experimental pop music. Performing here, on BTR Live Studio, Il Abanico shares a few new songs and talks about the differences between the Colombian and American music scenes.

Featured song: “Take Me To The Sea”

A free digital download of Crossing Colors EP is available through Il Abanico’s Bandcamp page.

Complete radio broadcast and playlist:

Official website for Il Abanico:
Twitter: @ilabanico

Upcoming tour dates:
8/22 @ The Barley Pub, Dover

About BTR Live Studio:
BTR Live Studio features a mix of breaking and established musicians playing exclusive sets in our studios, then sitting down for a chat with host Maia MacDonald. Maia is a musician and DJ who’s been involved with the music scene for a number of years and has a knack for asking the questions that musicians actually enjoy answering. Watch more episodes of BTR Live Studio on our Blip page: