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Girl Ultra is the musical project of Mexico City-based artist Mariana de Miguel who creates sparkling R&B cuts that shine from start to finish. Inspired by the nostalgia for late 90’s, and 2000’s involving different textures and alternative sounds up until this day.
Over the past few years, the singer/songwriter has released a handful of stellar recordings that form 2019’s ‘Nuevos Aires’ and most recently, her EP ‘El Sur’ which dropped this past September of the current year. The record features stand-out cuts like ‘Punk’ feat. Little Jesus and ‘Amores de Droga’. “El Sur” was a risk in terms of the mix of genre, going through house, UK garage, to rock in Spanish.
With her intentions of releasing her second studio album on 2023, she’s trying to mark a before and after in her career by sticking to the all-organic recording methods, exploring the force in her lyrics, and shaping the message of this new season.
She’s caught the attention of international media, Participating in the international berlin-based internet show 'Colors' and being part of NPR’s series “Tiny Desk” she opened a brand new path for herself and upcoming Latin alternative R&B artists
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