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However the Chicago-based band Allá only released their full-length debut, Es Tiempo, in 2008, the theory for the band as well as the album have been around for a lot longer. In 1998 guitarist/keyboardist/manufacturer Jorge Ledezma and bassist Gabor Meszaros began Defender, that was primarily a home studio room project comprising the duo plus a variety of visitor music artists. In 1999, following the addition of Jorge’s old sibling, drummer Angel (who got also performed briefly in the punk group the Vindictives) solidified the lineup, the music group begun to perform in locations around city, developing its experimental, shoegazey audio. It was throughout a 2001 studio room session, nevertheless, where Allá was really conceived. When Meszaros needed to keep early 1 day, younger Ledezma spent enough time working on a fresh tune, what would afterwards become “El Pedazo.” Too little funds avoided Defender from completing the recording, but Ledezma could keep the grasp tapes, and he continuing to function. In 2004, regional vocalist Lupe Martinez was asked to become listed on like a vocalist, and she sang with Defender until 2006, when she and both Ledezma brothers officially amicably broke off and created Allá. Allá offered the trio the chance to higher explore their Mexican heritages, without neglecting their affects like Can (Defender experienced in fact toured with vocalist Damo Suzuki), Brazilian tropicalia, electronica, and indie pop. The completed project, Sera Tiempo — which besides “Un Pedazo” just contained one track, “Un Movimiento,” from the initial 2001 Defender classes — was documented in studios all over the world, and arrived in the springtime of 2008.

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