Alex Anwandter and Gepe, two of Chile’s most popular indie stars, announced that they will come together to release a collaborative album Alex & Daniel on Aug. 19 via Nacional Records. According to the official press release, the two were brought together by a mutual admiration of the other’s music. Latin Alternative fans can expect an album composed of Chilean dance-pop and heartfelt balladry.
Daniel Riveros, otherwise known as Gepe, began his musical career playing with Chilean singer Javiera Mena. His solo career has been a major influence on the emerging new Chilean pop sound, with a combination of folk and electronic music with contemplative songwriting and undeniably catchy melodies.
Alex Anwandter, celebrated by critics and fans alike as the “Prince of Chilean Pop,” is one of the leading names of Chile’s new vibrant pop scene. Alex Anwandter brought together 80’s-influenced dance music to his debut solo album Rebeldes, released in 2013 via Nacional Records.