Suénalo – Latin Funk Band to close Miami Device!
Suénalo! (sweh’-nah-low) verb
1. To sound, slap, or play upon a musical instrument, object, or person.
Latin funk. Fusion. Jam band. Multicultural cocktail. Afro-Latin-Descarga-Funk. Miami’s Suénalo has been crowned the Miami New Times Best of Miami Awards: Best Latin Rock Band in 2005, and most recently Best Latin Band in 2011.
Funk cruises through the Caribbean picking up Afro sounds from Cuba and Puerto Rico. Reggae meets rock in a head-on collision. Jazz and electro hook up for a sidewalk makeout session. Hip-hop seems to hum from the very pavement, and R&B drifts in on the night wind. Suénalo reaches to far-flung corners and retrieves all these, marrying them into a stimulating and harmonious blend. It’s the result of a 12-year process of compromise and of growth between some of South Florida’s most talented musicians.
With four albums under their belt, Suénalo has shared stages in the past years with the likes of Pitbull, Ozomatli, Chaka Khan, Soullive, and Spyro Gyra, just to name a few, and they regularly play at all major venues and festival in South Florida. The band was selected as an official 2012 SXSW Artist, playing alongside Nortec Collective.