Press Play: Loyal Lobos – El Río

LA-based, Colombian artist Loyal Lobos, is an emerging talent to watch for in 2023 and beyond. Her latest single, “El Rio,” showcases her irresistible and powerful style, and serves as a preview for her upcoming EP, LOBA VOL. 1. Set to be released on October 27th, 2023, via Saban Music Latin, this EP is a testament to Loyal Lobos’ growth as an artist.

Co-produced by the talented duo HoneyBoos and Loyal Lobos’ frequent collaborator Evan Voytas, “El Rio” captivates listeners with its sparse, hypnotic beat and the perfect blend of synths and guitars. This sultry track evolves into a captivating pop anthem, leaving a lasting impression on its audience.

LOBA VOL. 1 is Loyal Lobos’ second EP of the year and a direct follow-up to her critically acclaimed Una Freak EP, released in May. With this latest project, she beautifully incorporates the sounds of her home country, Colombia, by using the universal language of pop to transform and celebrate traditional rhythms such as vallenato, cumbia, and reggaeton.

This EP marks a significant milestone for Loyal Lobos, as she believes it represents her first official statement and a defining moment in her musical career. As a bilingual singer/songwriter, guitarist, and producer, she uses her voice as a bridge between her upbringing and the future, blending modern dream pop and shoegaze influences with her Colombian roots.

While LOBA VOL. 1 features collaborations with a stellar lineup of songwriters and artists, Loyal Lobos remains true to her musical vision. Reclaiming her complete creative freedom has allowed her to fully embrace her unique style and artistic expression.

In Loyal Lobos’ own words, “This EP feels like my first official statement. I’m finally presenting my whole self.” With her talent, passion, and an unwavering commitment to her artistic journey, Loyal Lobos is surely a rising star who will continue to leave a lasting impact on the music industry in the coming years.