El Loren

The Human Drum Machine
El Loren

Imagine a drum set consisting of PVC tubes, paint pots, frying pans, bike bells, baking trays and ashtrays. Any object could be added, there is just one condition: only recycled elements are used.

Lorenzo Mena, percussionist, guitarist, singer and composer had started his career as a drummer in various Madrid-based underground bands. In 2011, he came up with El Loren, a project that started right on the streets of the Spanish capital.

On his ever developing set, Lorenzo creates music that is deeply rooted in electro and techno, while you’ll hear hints of dub, hip-hop and funk too. Prepare yourself for a hypnotic atmosphere with organic rhythms that will force you to dance ...