Gianluca Looks to Trap Fundamentals for “Sismo,” the First Preview of His Debut Album


We’ve been rocking to Gianluca’s earnest model of for a minute, however the younger Chilean singer and producer has leveled up a number of notches with the primary single off his upcoming debut studio album.

On “Sismo,” prods at his evolving self regard. “Creo que estoy mas serio que lo pensaba,” he says. Given his latest glo up, powered by a set at Chile’s Lollapalooza, a couple of well-liked singles with Internet paisana Princess Alba, and a brand-new affiliation with , Gianluca might not be the one one recalibrating ideas on his music trade trajectory.

The gloomy percussion produced by native beatsmith Tytokush on “Sismo” sounds extra akin to well-worn paths of entice en español than the sunnier reggaeton pop territory most not too long ago explored by Gianluca on singles like “Amor Platónico.” He says it’s “a manufacturing not like something [he’s] ever seen or made,” the singer commented on the music in a press launch.

That slight sonic repositioning is underlined by the looks of Pablo Chill-E, the Santiago trapero who launched his way more street-focused profession on the tender age of 14. Pablo’s inclusion on Gianluca’s business milestone might point out a want for the latter’s workforce to find their artist in Santiago’s grittier galaxy of entice hustle.

The observe’s visually arresting video, crafted by Chilean director Bernardo Quesney (who labored with Gepe and Javiera Mena, amongst others) is appropriately flashy for a breakout second. Quesney says the idea was impressed by a collection of hypnosis classes. “What stunned me was how trendy all the pieces was: a person was bringing me again by way of my recollections utilizing a microphone,” he mentioned, describing the violence he noticed through the expertise as one thing akin to what’s “created after a pure catastrophe, like an earthquake.” It additionally includes a passel of younger issues shorn in the identical neon-headed method as Gianluca; the viewer can’t assist however be reminded of Bad Bunny’s in his latest “Caro” imagery.

“This music is a complete change in Gianluca’s idea – loads darker, forsaking a sure nostalgia,” mentioned Quesney.

Watch the video for “Sismo” under: