A SMALL RESUME OF HIS MUSICAL WORK AS A Dj, PRODUCER, COMPOSER, AND MUSICIAN
Marco Antonio Bustamante Sempertegui, born in Beni Bolivia, descendant from the Quechua culture, He lived in his country until he was 21 years old, After that point he started learning music and playing Bolivian tradicional instruments and he decided to travel around the world as a musician. First experiences were with Native Bolivian folk music playing instruments like: charango, quena, zampoñas, pinquillos, tarkas, jula julas, etc. Once he arrived in Europe he began to experiment with electronic music buying cd's and collecting vinyl of all kind of styles of music.and starting as a Dj of house, funk, disco and electro afro-latin styles. His favorite styles were dub, drum & bass and down tempo. The years 2004-2012 he started a with a totally different style of music, creating a band together with Roman Santos and Alexis Rivera. He has been active as the guitar player of this proyect, a Latin Mariachi rock group Sindicato Sonico, settled in Antwerpen Belgium. He has been also managing this group, giving full artistic & media shape, composing songs and producing a full CD and one EP.
At the beginnen of 2010 in Antwerpen Belgium Marco Antonio Bustamante Sempertegui started with something new that after a while became KUMBIA BEATS, his own concept about composing, mixing and producing alternative traditional southamerican music , specially Colombian cumbia and Bolivian folk combined with beats, synthesizers, and samples of electro, drums & bass, funk, Bolivian folk, global bass and rock.
This new concept has been growing and the results are the following three proyects. The first one is as Dj Kumbia Beats mixing and producing Colombian cumbia and all kind of songs and styles published in his soundcloud page and website. The second one is KUMBIA BEATS playing together with live mucisian and combining selectro Bolivian folk, cumbia with lots of drums & bass samples and synthesizers. He produced a full CD with this proyect that was the result of Djing music for quite a long time, This CD was released on april 2013 called Drums & Kumbia. Another proyec is 'Los Demonios de la Cumbia' a live group playing up-tempo traditional folk & cumbia combined with electro beats, and synthesizers samples of Dj Kumbia Beats.
Marco A. Bustamante S. aka Kumbia Beats has been mixing, composing and playing all kind of songs shared in all social networks (soundcloud, reverbnation, youtube, facebook, etc) and playing in all kind of pubs & festivals.
Festivals played : Couleur Cafe, Pole Pole Beasch, Sfinks Mixed, Sfinks Mondial, Pole Pole, Antilliaanse Feesten, Afro Latino Festival, Festival Mundial, Kokopelli and many more. PLEASE NAVIGATE IN ALL THE DIFERENT PROYECS from de Menu under Proyects & composition TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THEM.
Proyects & Composicions
Proyect Dj Kumbia Beats: mixes all kind of styles, specially traditional southamerican music and cumbia, combined with Elektro, Drums & Bass, Funk, Moombahton, Global Bass, Bolivian Folk, Rock, and Afro. For more information go to the website, For more music go to his Soundcloud page.
Proyect Kumbia Beats: Is live band of Alternative electronic world music combined mostly with drums & bass, but it has also a bit of funk, momba, cumbia, bolivian folk and rock. For more information go to the website, For more music go to his Soundcloud page.
Proyect Los Demonios de la Cumbia: Los Demonios de la Cumbia Versus Dj Kumbia Beats plays tradicional up tempo Cumbia and Bolivian folk combined with samples of electro beats and tripy synthezisers of Dj Kumbia Beats For more information go to the website, For more music go to his Soundcloud page.
Proyect Sindicato Sonico: Sindicato Sonico was a proyect created together with front man Roman Santos, and Alexis Rivera. Marco Bustamante decided to follow his own road because of the lack of artistic view for the future and acknowledgment in the creation of the band. For more information go to the website, For more music go to his Soundcloud page.
Playing in Antilliaanse Feesten Festival with Sindicato Sonico
Together with Nataniel Melo of Terrakota for Kumbia Beats
Playing in Couleur Cafe Festival with Sindicato Sonico
Playing at Mestizo Arts Festival as a Dj Kumbia Beats
Playing with Los Demonios de la Cumbia with vocal leader Alejandro Donoso of Quantum Cafe
Foto at OLT Rivierenhof with Los Demonios de la Cumbia
Playing in OLT Rivierenhof with Los Demonios de la Cumbia
Foto with Sindicato Sonico shoot by Markos Carranza
Playing Bolivian folk with Los Demonios de la Cumbia
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Marco Antonio Bustamante Sempertegui
Sint Laureisstraat 69
2018 Antwerpen zuid
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