Balthazar Getty-Producer, Musician, Director and Asdru Sierra, Ozomatli Lead Release ABSTRAKTO LP

ABSTRAKTO Album Cover Art Design Concept: Balthazar Getty

ABSTRAKTO LP Released Through Getty’s Purplehaus Music Label Lands in Number 1 Spot on !Earshot International Radio Chart

LOS ANGELES, USA, September 30, 2014 / -- Abstrakto. The exciting answer to the question of what happens when you mix the vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Asdru Sierra, of the Multi-Grammy-Award winning group Ozomatli with Ringside member and music producer, Balthazar Getty.

With more than 35 radio stations currently spinning Abstrakto, the band’s debut album reached number 7 on the CMJ World Music Chart and currently holds the number 1 spot on the !Earshot International Radio Chart. Featuring 10 tracks, Abstrakto is available on iTunes and retail outlets globally TODAY!

Even prior to release Abstrakto has piqued music and entertainment industry interest. One of the LP’s songs is featured on Robert Rodriguez's TV series “Matador" currently airing original episodes, Tuesday evenings at 9 PM ET/PT on the English-language cable net Rodriguez founded, El Rey, a collaboration with the Latino powerhouse cable network, Univision.

"Matador's" music supervisor, John Houlihan, had this to say about the power of the Abstrakto’s music, "Asdru Sierra's voice has always captivated listeners through Ozomatli. With Abstrakto he takes us on a deeper, more emotional journey through a set of unforgettable songs. Soulful vocal performances and expressive trumpet lines provide the engine for this album and the result captures a lifetime of joy and pain. Abstrakto is imaginative and cinematic. Abstrakto has vibe to burn."

"Asdru Sierra is an amazing talent. After meeting at our kid's school, we collaborated on my own LP called Solardrive. Over the Holidays, he set up in my studio and a month later, Abstrakto was born." - Balthazar Getty

"As an artist, you will always need a producer like Balthazar to guide you to your own self. Not many people can do that." - Asdru Sierra

Former Interscope Records Artist, Balthazar Getty founded the independent label PurpleHaus Music in 2013 as a way to continue to foster amazing talent. Artists and projects on the PurpleHaus label include SOLARDRIVE, Getty’s debut effort; THE WOW, with KO the Legend; RINGSIDE with singer/songwriter Scott Thomas; and ABSTRAKTO, with Ozomatli frontman Asdru Sierra.

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Cheryl Lynch
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