Be kind to one another - We are only ONE HUMAN RACE.
LKS - Low Key Sounds was formed in 2014 with Beto Pelle on bass and vocals, Dave Watson on drums and percussion, Martin Chaparro on guitar and vocals. Low Key Sounds brings a fusion of different music styles including latin, reggae, rock, funk, and blues.
The Latin connection - Martin and Beto are originally from Argentina - their connection to the Detroit music scene started approximately in 2008.
Latin-Detroiters - Beto and Martin have been playing together for over 10 years in different bands of the Detroit area. Beto’s background in punk and reggae gives LKS its unique punchy bass. Martin’s vocals and guitar skills bring some of the latin flavor pushing the band’s unique style.
The groove MC - Dave Watson is a popular Detroit drummer/percussionist who has played with lots of locally known singers and bands in the Southeast Michigan area. His percussionist-like style grooves with latin-based rhythms with an addition of classic rock beats in the mix.
The LKS Mix - Since its formation, Low Key Sounds members combine their background, musical styles, and taste in an unique and powerful blend of acoustic music. A musical bridge between Argentina and Detroit.
Local Metro D - Low Key Sounds has performed at many local venues including Cathay House, Cadieux Cafe, Nancy Whiskey's, El Club, The Token Lounge, Froggy's, First Place Lounge, Majestic Cafe, The Blue Goose, Zeke’s, and The Lumberyard, Diesel, Blind Pike. LKS played bar nights, festivals, and supported national and international acts, including Aterciopelados - from Colombia and Gondwana from Chile.
The Road - LKS has released a single for the song “Por Amor” in 2017 and a double EP with 7 original songs in 2018 along with a first video production for the song “One Race'“. With the single and the EP, LKS has earned multiple nominations for Detroit Music Awards. Martin Chaparro has been also nominated as outstanding vocalist and songwriter in the World Music category.