BIOGRAPHY: About us...
HIDDEN SOULS is an Argentinian electronic band, originally from Mar del Plata but based in Buenos Aires. They combines elements of synthpop, EBM (electro body music), futurepop and dark music.
It was formed in 2005 following the dreams of Guillermo Pardo Neira & Alejandro Visona. Influenced by artists as G.Numan, A.Wilder, Claude S, T.Reznor, J.M.Jarre, Sven Friedrich, V.Clarke and bands like Kraftwerk, Joy Division, F242, Depeche Mode, OMD, Camouflage, Clan of Xymox, And One, De/Vision, Mesh, The Cure, Covenant and many more...
A little more than a year and a half later (December 2006) they played live for the very first time featuring Ernest in vocals.
That is how HIDDEN SOULS was born, they have kept a dream alive for many years. The dream of being able to express musically all the feelings and experiences that disrupt their inner peace. This is only the beginning...
Despite of having several changes in their formation from band’s first concert, their went ahead playing assiduously in the local scene and also with international bands (Nitzer Ebb, Diary of Dreams, And One, M.I.N.E.).
Their record debut was in 2010 in the film-themed music compilation called "Deformed Frames". It was followed by a participation in the "Argentine Tribute to Depeche Mode Vol.1" in 2011.
The present & the future:
In 2015, after a brief impasse, Hidden Souls joined their ranks. Now the band is formed by Leo Carden, Guillermo Pardo Neira & Alejandro Visona. And they started to work on their first album with the producer Fernando Sande Dallas.
During 2017 they finished their debut album called "The Incorruptible Dream” and also performed live in Buenos Aires and Montevideo (Uruguay).
They also made remixes for Zoon Politicon (Germany) and the Australian synthpop act Parralox.
In April 2018, the band was part of the compilation "Electropop 12” of Conzoom Records (Germany). Months later, the band signed with the German record label ECHOZONE (echozone.de) who released the album. "The Incorruptible Dream" reached the stores on September 28th (2018).
The album was on the German Top 10 (GEWC) and it got very good reviews all over the world. Also the band appeared in renowned magazines as "Sonic Seducer", "Orkus" and "Legacy".
Two singles from the band's debut album saw the light in 2018. The 1st single was called "The World is Falling..." (August 17st) it made it to the D.A.C. (Deutsche Alternative Charts). The single was on the Top 20 for five weeks.
After the first single released, they played with the german band And One in Buenos Aires. The 2nd single called "Hearts & Minds" was released on October 26th.
In the beginning of 2019, the 3rd single from their acclaimed debut album was released. "The Guilt" (January 11th). The song was on the Top 20 (GEWC) singles chart.
"The Incorruptible Tour" started in February (2019) in Buenos Aires and they had planned to tour in Europe after the release of their new album in the second half of 2020 but everything is postponed to 2021 because of the pandemic. Meanwhile, the band has performed live on "stream festivals" like the "DarkStream Festival"(Germany) & "Wave Invasion Festival"(Netherlands).