Fauna is the result of an innovative pouring, both inclusive and bold, where traditional latin rhythms and
futuristic sounds generated an explosive and controversial hybrid given the time and context.
It was in October 2003 when Catar_sys and Color Kit, two Singer producers in the province of Mendoza,
inspired by the need of something new and the sounding synthesizers in “Tropical Saturday “, drifted
away from the trail of “drum & bass” to unlock this new little door, which with the passing of the years,
became a huge portal filled with artists and ideas worldwide.
After five years of local touring and a few visits to the “city of rage” (Personal Fest, Buenos. Aires, 2007)
and a generous amount of recruited fans, in 2008, they release their first extended Play entitled "LA
MANITA DE FAUNA” in the ZZK Records. label. Simultaneously, exposure at a larger scale began with
world touring and appearances in well famed festivals such as:
Coachella (California, EU 2009)
Dance Floor Latino SOB’s (New York, EU 2009)
Union Pool (New York, EU 2009)
Sfinks Fest (Amberes, BEL 2009)
Roskilde (DEN, 2009)
Transmusicales (Rennes, FR 2009)
TodaysArt (The Hague, NL 2010)
Fuzion Fest (Berlín, GER 2010)
Distortion Fest (Copenhagen, DEN 2010)
ELECTRON (Ginebra, SWI 2012)
With a new project in progress and closing the last leg of their LatAm tour started in 2010, the ensemble
loses one of its pillars with the passing away of founding member Federico Rodriguez a.k.a.. Catar_sys,
thus generating a lot if sadness and confusion regarding the future of it all.Thanks to the unconditional
support of colleagues and friends such as Mariano del Águila, Andrés Oddone and Frikstailers,
Color kit decides to carry on with the project fulfilling the started mission, therefore, Fauna´s Second
LP”MANSHINES” gets released in 2011, with the original vocals and the addition of other guest artists
such as Daleduro, El Remolón, Chancha vía Circuito, Villa Diamante. In the ZZK Records label. For the
record presentation stage , Federico Calderón (Un Mono Azul) was in charge of assisting Cristian del
Negro (Color Kit) as a dj and backup Singer in shows and touring during 2011.
With a promising 2012 and a clearer perspective on the horizon, by the beginning of the year, the
F.L.O.W. ALTAS WACHAS FAMILY jumped on board,consisting of a crew of three female dancers
(Estefi Spark, Mailen Cisneros and Lauren Pringle), they contributed sensuality, attitude and strength to
the Project joining and balancing the stage scene with Color kit, who in turn was left as the only Fauna
And to conclude. this important trasformation by the end of 2012, a new player goes in the field, Arturo
Gueglio a.k.a. Zai, as a vocal partner to Color kit and bringing in a bit of live instrumentation to the
shows, and melodic vocal arrangements. thus, generating a renewed and reloaded duet.
With a new record on the rise, from the hand of Flying Monkey Records, Fauna ignites the engines and
anticipates an avalanche of new sounds, projected to the global scene of ghetto music with guest stars as
Tropikore, El Remolón, El Chavez and Andrés Oddone in Production.
FAUNA 2013. IN YOUR FACE!