Martin Rivero

Martin Rivero

credit: Photo by Tali Kimelman

Martin Rivero - Kimchi

Martin Rivero is a talented uruguayan singer-songwriter.
Former frontman and songwriter of indie rock band Astroboy.
Shortly after Astroboy's brake up (2009), Martin started his solo career with his first solo album “Estas Cosas No Son Mías”.

In 2018 Martin released his second solo album "La Espuma de las Horas", produced by four different producers, reflecting an eclectic beautiful dream pop record.

The first singles to be taken off "La Espuma..." are "Faro", an explosive track in which Martin's voice surfs a powerful bass riff a`la New Order, and, "Kimchi", an instant “hit song” with asian vibe riffs, clever lyrics and a catchy chorus.

Martin’s music makes you think of Julian Casablancas or Damon Albarn, almost as if they were part of a same indescribable genre.

Nowadays he is also part of Campo, a musical project led by renowned producer Juan Campodónico (producer of succesfull artists such as Jorge Drexler, El Cuarteto de Nos and founder of Bajofondo alongside Gustavo Santaolalla, two time Academy Award winner). With Campo, Martin was nominated to the US and Latin Grammys in 2013.



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Artist is seeking the following professional connections: Management, Brand Partnership, Gear Endorsement, Other Artists to Tour With, Booking Agent - US, Booking Agent - Worldwide, PR/Publicity Agency, Sync/Music Supervisors

Subgenre: Rock
From: Montevideo, URUGUAY