Andres Jimenez, widely known as Dilemastronauta, is not just a musician or producer; he is a true visionary in the world of Tropical Futuristic music. Born in Colombia, touring worldwide and having spent 23 years in the vibrant city of New York, Dilemastronauta has carved a remarkable path with his three groundbreaking albums: Astronauta en Tierra 2011, En Orbita 2017, and the 8 Supernovas mix tape in 2020. Each release showcases his unparalleled fusion of Colombian folkloric music, golden age tropicalia, and a daring sense of experimental improvisation.
However, what truly distinguishes Dilemastronauta in today’s musical landscape is not just his technical prowess as a drummer, but his profound connection to the roots of his craft. With every beat, he effortlessly channels the essence of Colombian folkloric music, creating a sound that is simultaneously nostalgic and forward-thinking. But Dilemastronauta’s impact extends beyond his musical talent. He possesses a unique ability to foster camaraderie among fellow musicians, cultivating an environment where creativity flourishes. As a result, he has been at the forefront of the vibrant rhythms of Combo Chimbita, Los Aliens, and Maku Soundsystem, leaving an indelible mark on the global music scene.
In addition to his remarkable body of work, Dilemastronauta is currently engaged in a captivating project called “Noche Nebulosa.” This collaboration with his brother, the talented painter Pincel Galactic, transports audiences into an intergalactic universe of sonic and visual healing. Together, they create an immersive experience that transcends traditional boundaries, captivating listeners and viewers alike.
Whether gracing prestigious stages like the Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Roskilde in Denmark, or the Atlantic Music Expo in Cape Verde, Dilemastronauta’s passion for music and infectious energy captivate audiences worldwide. With his unique blend of traditional influences and experimental flair, he continues to solidify his status as a true luminary in the world of Tropicalia Futurism.