Dos Santos Chicago Dos Santos is a quintet based in Chicago. Their elasticity & consistency in live performance and their recorded output have garnered them wide attention as one of the city’s most potent, impactful performers. Collectively raised through the pedagogy of American popular and traditional Latin music, their future-minded sound gestures forward into an idealized new progressive American music, as rooted in Chicago as it is communicable with the world. They recently released their critically acclaimed debut LP "Logos" on International Anthem. "Throughout the record, the quintet . . . offer a complicated sort of bombast, riding psychedelic riffery and heraldic horn stabs to moments of genuine ecstasy. even as grayer dissonance and rhythmic contortions darken the margins, it’s the sound of finding a center in spite of it all, or a peace in the midst of turmoil.” — Colin Joyce, Noisey "The most thrilling moments combine a full-pelt Cubano dazzlement with moments of avant-funk, moments where the guitar dubs out and fractures like prime Eddie Hazel or Big Chief, moments where you genuinely can't predict what's going to happen next, when you find yourself hearing Pere Ubu and Chrome as much as Arthur Russell." — Neil Kulkarni, The Wire Magazine "Dos Santos may just be the missing link from Jimi Hendrix to Kamasi Washington....” — Will Schube, Bandcamp Daily The group’s five members (Peter Vale, Alex Chavez, Daniel Villarreal-Carrillo, Jaime Garza, Nathan Karagianis) have their own storied careers in a range of styles—including jazz, R&B/soul, traditional Mexican folk, punk, cumbia, salsa, and electronica—in addition to a history of critical involvement in arts education and social justice organizing.