Electronic, Hip Hop, Pop, Roots
Claudia Escobar- Vocals Jorge Leiva - Percussion, vocals Cazeaux OSLO- Vocals, trumpet Mat Robb - Guitar MC Clandestino - Beats, vocals Anthony Tropea - Trumpet Jay Scarlett - Sousaphone and trombone
Miss Colombia is neotropical music made in Melbourne, Australia. Inspired on South American electronica and psychedelic tropical culture, Miss Colombia's sound combines elements of the Caribbean grandeur with an electronic, funky, psychedelic and hip-hop feel.
Famous for its themed exotic shows Miss Colombia‚Äôs appearance is visually explosive, colourful, carnivalesque with a South American, street party feel. Miss Colombia‚Äôs expression is born out of theatricality, so no appearance is conceived in the same way as the other.
Miss Colombia is Jorge Leiva and Claudia Escobar on vocals and percussion, Mat Robb on guitar, Dominic Wagner aka Cazeaux OSLO on vocals, trumpet and melodica and Clandestino on Beats and raps. Miss Colombia hosts special guest musicians and dancers in their show.
Since its launch in 2013 performed to a full house in Melbourne CBD, Miss Colombia has performed at White Night Melbourne (2018), Howler/Brunswick Music Festival (2018), Melbourne Beer festival (2017), Darwin Festival (2016) as main act for the Sydney Road Street Party at the Brunswick Music Festival (2016), Come Together Festival (2017, 2016), as central act in main stage at Light in Winter Festival (2015) curated by Robyn Archer, Melbourne Fringe Club (2016, 2015), Rainbow Serpent (2015), Moomba Festival Main Arena (2014), The Hi-Fi (June 2014) and in EL TARRO Festival Mexico DF (2013).
Miss Colombia has released three singles: Autogol (2014), Tropical Snow (2014) and This one's for you (2016).
Miss Colombia‚Äôs music has featured in film, television and on-line media including commissioned music for the internationally awarded animated short film Butterflies (2017) produced by LaFinka in partnership with The Swiss League against Cancer, worldwide social campaign The Colombian Ambush (2018), The New Wave (2016) TV documentary on Colombia's new music aired by one of Colombia's biggest TV channels: Caracol TV and two commissioned tracks for Australian comedy series Idiot Box (2015).
Miss Colombia will be releasing their debut Album Open Your Eyes" in 2018. Miss Colombia upcoming LP ascents as a revolutionary soundtrack in opposition to Colombia‚Äôs mainstream cultural exploitation such as Narcos and Escobar. Its sound and live show is inspired by a generation that grew up in Colombia between the 70s and 80s and gradually flew out to become rooted within the world‚Äôs modern cities countercultures."