Ensamble Polifonicos Vallenato was a short-lived, random band composed of college or university college students in Bogota who came together in 1998 like a protest with their school’s music curriculum and Colombian popular music. A few of its people included Eblis Alvarez (Meridian Brothers), Mario Galleano (Ondatropica), and Maria Angelica Valencia (Asdrubal). Primarily, they were rock and roll and R&B music artists who was simply deeply influenced from the nature and music of psychedelia, R&B, and punk, but got individually been shifted from the traditional Colombian vallenato tracks from the 1940s and ’50s. Collectively, they wished to push the music division to add its research alongside those of traditional and jazz. Additionally, they wished to present an underground option to Colombia’s ’90s string- and horn- laden pop that later on became referred to as “vallenato romantico.” Their just recordings were put together with those of their following collective, Sexteto La Constelacion de Colombia, and released for the Staubgold quantity Fiesta, Que Viva La in 2014.