“Ibarra is one of those all too few artists that combine prodigious talent with cultural awareness to create art and make the world a better place in the process. “ – Elliot Simon, All About Jazz
Electronic/Percussion duet Susie Ibarra and Roberto Rodriguez are composers whose music has been profoundly influenced by the interconnection of nature and cities. At the intersection of Indigenous and Urban ecologies Ibarra and Rodriguez invite cultural dialogue through music. Electric Kulintang collaborates with poets, visual artists, digital technologists, and a myriad of contemporary and Indigenous musicians blending its unique sound to a diverse body of work. Rodriguez is a Grammy nominee and recipient of BBC 3 World Music and American Music Awards. Ibarra is a 2010 TEDFellow and Asia21 Asia Society Young Leader Delegate and 2011 Downbeat’s Critics Poll Rising Star in Percussion. The two continue to perform internationally and have recorded numerous records.