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Biography

  • Years Active

    2007 – present (14 years)

Guiye Frayo is a London-based Argentine indie duo consisting of members Guillermo Martinez Ipucha and Veronica Santillo.

Their music has elements of different styles combining pop, rock, psychedelic, electronica, dance and experimental to create a unique sound.

They not only play conventional instruments (guitars, keyboards and drums) but also theremin, circuit-bent toys and vintage synthesizers among others.

So far, they have released two Albums, nine EPs, nine Singles, and two video-clips. They are currently working in new material.

In 2006 they won the Argentine bands/soloists contest "Vale por un video Clip" for the song "Arcoiris en un ojo", organized by FM La Tribu, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The judge were Tom Lupo (Argentine radio host, poet and psychologist), Guillermo Pintos (Rolling Stone Argentina magazine at the time) and MTV Latin America VJ and Ruth Infarinato, the prize was the filming of a video-clip to the winning song. The video clip was made by Cine Humus, and won Best Video clip at "Festival de Audiovisuales de La Plata"

English actress Emma Kennedy once suggested "Autumn Freaks" as song of the day in her blog.

They performed a live session at Balcony TV- London in August 2009 where they played an unusual toy based set up.

In 2010 "Portrait", "The Walk" and "Funky Monkey" were broadcast on Japan radio Takaoka

The band was introduced by Tom Robinson on BBC Radio 6 (BBC Introducing) several times, for the first time in 2008 with the song "Vida Minima", then in 2010 with "The Walk", again in 2011 Tom Robinson officially presented "A Magnetic Field Called Love" single release, the video clip to the song was launched the same week. Finally in 2014 their song "You and Me" was played on (BBC Introducing).

In 2015 the song "The Way I Like You" from their EP TWILY was featured in the popular video editing app Magisto.

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