Salt Cathedral is a New York-based band comprised of Colombian musicians Juli and Nico. Their pop music is informed by global sounds and rhythms, and is characterized by a unique vocal approach to melody. Salt Cathedral named for the historic underground cathedral in Zipaquir, Colombia have released three EPs and two singles. With a jazz background, Influences for these records have ranged at times from dub to hip-hop, from - electronic to Latin/Caribbean each expanding and redefining the uniquely multicultural pop genre in which they operate.
Not only has their music garnered over fifteen million plays on Spotify and has been widely covered by music publications such as FADER, Pitchfork, Village Voice and the Guardian, but Salt Cathedral have performed extensively across the United States, in Japan, Canada, Europe, and Colombia, sharing the stage with fellow artists Hundred Waters, Mitski, Christine and the Queens, Tei Shi, and Cibo Matto, amongst many others.
Set to perform at SXSW, Salt Cathedrals will release their first full-length record in 2018, heavily influenced by their Colombian upbringing and Brooklyns Jamaican dancehall scene.