Los Amigos Invisibles
|Genres:||R&B / Soul|
Born of the party scene in their home town of Caracas, Venezuela, and taking their name from a film series on Venezuelan history in which the narrator introduces himself with the words Hello, my invisible friends, Latin dance band Los Amigos Invisibles find virtue in eclecticism and eschew genre boundaries to create a music that is, stylistically, all over the place. Their music mixes house, funk and Latin elements, SalSoul-era disco, tropical dance tracks and classic salsa, hip-hop, drum n bass and lounge, and the band have been compared to others as disparate as Air and KC And The Sunshine Band.
Formed in the early 90s by Julio Briceño (vocals), José Luis Pardo (guitar), Juan Manuel Roura (drums), Armando Figueredo (keyboards), José Rafael Torres (bass) and Mauricio Arcas (percussion/vocals), Los Amigos Invisibles made an immediate impact in their native Venezuela with their 1995 debut, A Typical...