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TK

Rock en español band. Great songs, explosive and soulful energy. TK are the initials of an arameic expresion \"Thalita Kumi\", which means \"Get up and walk\". Their musical proposal is developed in a conceptual layer that shows up in the lyrics as well as in their artistic and abstract work. All the bandmates are composers, which guarantees their reinvention along their career. They like to make people think, to transmit ideas and diverse sensations. They offer content besides music and they pursue that people perceive their art as a unit, that has sense, coherence, correspondance and cohesion.

Information, prices and aknowledgements:

2013:
- Núcleo gets a golen record sales.

2012:
- JADE MUSICAL price (from APDAYC) to "Inminente conjunción" for being a great significance composition.

2010:
- "Inminente conjunción" ranked 15th on MTVLA Central on the best 100 videos of the decade.

2009:
-Philips signs the band and Nucleo for their new MP4.
-Nucleo is about to achieve golden record sales.
-Bonus (a known national catalogue), includes for first time a CD in their catalogue to sell it all over the country. Nucleo was the one selected.

2008:
-Begins Nucleo Tour.

2007:
-Relase their third album: Núcleo. November.
-Núcleo, has recieved the best comments of national and foreign musicians.

2006:
-Award: Mayor of Lima.
-Award: Mayor of San Luis.
-KMM Group US Latin signs the band.

2005:
-Warner Chappell Music signs with the band.
-TK is elected to make the soudtrack of the first 3D animated movie in Latinamerica: Piratas en el Callao.
-Award: \"Chasqui de oro\" (Golden chasqui). Ministry of Education.

2004:
-Release their second album: \"Tentando imaginarios\".
-Gold and platinum records sales.
-They won a VMA LA (MTV Latinamerican Awards) as “Best Artist - Central”.
-Rolling Stone Magazzine Latinamerica: named them as one of the eight bands with the best international proyection in the region. TK is the only and first peruvian band that has been elected in this evaluation.

2003:
-They won a VMA LA (MTV Latinamerica Awards) as “Best New Artist - Central”

-During the years the ranking was made:
-TK was part of the 100 best videos 2002, 2003, 2004 - MTV Latinamerica.
-TK was part of the 15 best videos 2003 y 2004 MTV USA, spanish signal.

-Concert with the national choir and philharmonic orchestra. More than 50 musicians in scene.

2002:
-Release their first album: \"Trece”.
-Gold and platinum records sales.

Testimonies about Núcleo:

-“This is my new favorite album! I\'ve been listening to it over and over. This album has explosive energy, great songs, and wonderful melodies. It\'s very inspired, soulful and easy to love”. (Greg Liszt, Bruce Springsteen´s band).

-“Your songs are great! ....there is a large musical spectrum to the songs. I love the depth of sound and emotion that is present!\". (Will Turpin, Collective Soul).

-\"I´ve been listening the band songs and they sound really good. Mínima Arenosa has a lot of groove and you can see the band´s professionalism when you listen the quaility of their music arrengements and great sound they have achieved int he studio. Congratulations\". (Mauricio Clavería, La Ley)

-“…Núcleo is an album to be proud of and full of richness as a sign of the ability of our talents…. … no-one will be able to put a but at this production. Summarizing I would say PERFECT…”. (Gerardo Manuel, Disco Club).

-“...Mínima Arenosa is a real railway of heaviness… songs like “Una Larga Espera”, “Premeditado” or the song they have chosen to show their comeback: “Fragmentos”, not only enjoy an irreproachable good taste, but a super enviable sound (I say it as a musician that records albums)…”. (Daniel F, Leusemia).

-“....NUCLEO has resulted to be SPECTACULAR…a wonderful musical production…an unusual space in our environment… it’s an international album…this album is like an obligatory text book…”. (Julio Pérez, La Sarita).

-“…I was GREATLY SURPRISED… a different and daring album, but compact at the same time, with a very good sound and musical execution… I will always celebrate the ones who dare to do things no-one is expecting…”. (Juan Carlos Guerrero, Zona 103).

Testimonies about TK:

-\"...their music, work and proposal reflect desire, spirit and love for each one of their songs. Something that is not easy to find in the industry now a days\". (Keith Morrison, President, CEO KMMGroup U.S. Latin).

-\"TK is a solid and different band… they combine in a very efective way the concepts of composing workshop and rock band, protecting that way the freshness and profoundness that distinguishes them\". (Manuel Garrido-Lecca, Vice-President of A&R KMMGroup U.S. Latin).

-\"It\'s hard to describe in a few words what TK means to me...their music is fresh, without leaving being complex and full of sense, their videos are well realized, producted and acted, and they are the most innovative within the audiovisual movement in their country...TK are my friends, and I take them with me wherever I go..!\". (Mirella Larotonda, Former HTV Talent, Programming & Artist Relations Manager / Former Road Manager Juanes).

-\"...being and independent group, TK has won the respect from the industry...with the movement of \"Rock en español\" growing, TK are heroes of their generation\". (Jessica Roffe Programming Manager MTV USA (Español) / MTV Puerto Rico / VH1 Digital Televisión).

-\"TK is more than a band...it works beacuse not only their lyrics and full of poetry, but technically they are good and I could easly see them playing another gender...they have their own charisma that wins the public immediately\". (Xavier Campos, MTV Latin America Central Music Programmer / VH1 Music Programmer).

-\"...they are good musicians and very professional...You can percieve a lot of practice and I think that is the basis of the performance of a live band\". (Juan Alberto Moles, Partner, Label Manager of Pop Art Records).

-\"The outstanding characteristic of the pop/rock of TK is it\'s trend to prompt almost unavoidable answers in the hearing...they turn it into a proposal of remarkable quality within the alternative Latinamerican universe\". (Gustavo Fernández, President Delanuca Records / Ghordo Music;
Roman Kutnowski, Press Manager Delanuca Records / Ghordo Music).