Toby Holguin dreams music, lives music and gives music life. It was Toby’s vision to create Monsieur Job, a band that will rock you make you move your feet. A band that will make you cry with passion.
Formed by Toby Holguin from Cali, Colombia, a beautiful place high in the mountains above the clouds. Toby then asked Charlie Illera from Barranquilla, Colombia, and Leo Jaramillo from Bogota, Colombia to become one musically as Monsieur Job. All of them live and breathe their own style of music combined they are Monsieur Job.
Toby and Charlie spin records as DJs constantly for different pools and venues around the world. Moreover, Toby had the idea to start doing Urban Music besides Chill Out and Electronic Music, which is the vision that created the album “Bass Passi”. They started dropping broken beats with a more festive, shaky, groovy Caribbean Latin flavor turning it into an international exclusive mash up of world talents and a unique blend of genres.
Moreover, their second studio album; Zona de Dropeo” has been released this late summer 2019 bringing you hot singles like; “A Escondidas”, “Busqué Mal”, and “Boogie..báilalo brincao”. For their debut release, Chow Chow Eyyy Pow Pow, the record has hit the Euro Indie Music Chart at #1 for 9 consecutive weeks as well as progressive singles; “Kick it” Remix feat. Charly Black, “Pica Pica”, Niña Shake Your Body” feat. No Mercy & Vojke Djans and “Chilliando Hangueando” feat. Cholo, and “La Melancolic Happy” feat. Clindistino reaching the #1 position as well, the Digital Radio Tracker Top 10, and Top 200 for Best Albums, #2 for the Billboard Latin Rhythm Albums Chart, and the Billboard Top 10 Heatseekers Albums Chart for their album “Bass Passi”. This album was recorded in Bogota and Miami at Basswalk Studios, Outta Limits Studios in Miami, and Barba Studios in Belgrade and mastered at Sterling Studios, New York. Zona de Dropeo was recorded in Basswalk Studios Bogotá.
If recreating genres can be done, then Monsieur Job is up to the task as they bring back what is mostly an ’80s sound that so many music fans wish had never gone away, and so many are glad it did. – Indie Band Guru
The instant appeal exerted by Monsieur Jobs’ first single release “Chow Chow eyyy Pow Pow” is likely the first sign of the staying power this quintet has. We didn’t have to expect something this good. – Vents Magazine
The band’s flawless fusion of Latin rhythms with urban, hip hop/EDM influenced beats is a spectacular success and never seems to strain for its effects. Instead, this music unwinds with a hard strut that hits listeners quick. – No Depression