A Mexican acoustic guitar duo now based in Dublin, Rodrigo y Gabriela marry technical bravura with eclectic music choices ranging from flamenco to rock. Their latest album's nine instrumentals honor such "enduring touchstones" as Dostoyevsky and Harriet Tubman.
"On 'The Soundmaker,' they bow to classical guitar godfather Antonio de Torres Jurado with a technically gorgeous piece in which Rodrigo furiously soars as Gabriela powerfully beats her guitar into a percussion piece. 'Megalopolis,' their haunting homage to Chilean poet Gabriela Mistral, weaves Rodrigo's fragile melody through Gabriela's melancholic rhythm."—Huffington Post
"Bursting with melodic energy and rhythmic invention … the album captures the warmth and spontaneity of two great musicians locked in together; perfectly distilled … songs teeming with desire, elegance and gusto."—Jam Base
"It's astonishing how lyrical just two guitars can be."—Mojo