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BALTHVS is a psychedelic funk trio from Bogotá, Colombia made up by Balthazar Aguirre, Johanna Mercuriana and
Santiago Lizcano. Since their start in December 2019 they have released 22 singles, 2 albums, 3 live sessions and 2 videos. They
have won 4 government prizes for the excellence in their work in the local music scene in Bogotá, they were part of the
international German ‘Music Never Stops’ festival in 2020, hosted by Thomann, Europe’s biggest music retailer. They have
played in the second biggest festival in Bogotá (Festival Centro) and were invited to play in SXSW 2022 in Austin, Texas.
To this date their music has had over 920,000 streams on streaming platforms and they have over 13,000 followers in Social
Media. Their sound can be described as an eclectic mix of Funk, Surf, Soul, Psychedelia, House and Middle Eastern Music.
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