Vákoum is an Israeli & Mexican experimental pop duo founded in NYC in 2014 by instrumentalists, composers and producers, Natalia and Kelli Rudick-Padilla. Their humble 20 year foundation of virtuosic guitar playing, multi effect processing and synthesis, brought them together at “The End” —Greenpoint’s hub for creatives in Brooklyn during a guitar clinic. Since then their craft has evolved through sub-conscious intuition, creating a sonic mirror that redefines a system of music as an emotive dialogue that was written for each other and accentuated by each other, instilling a deeper connection to self and a shared relationship.
The duo’s wide palette of rhythmic, textural and tonal complexity delivers an anxious beauty of mood swings that shape a profound mindset. The unexpected transitions described through carefully selected sonic processing are met with effected guitars, a blend of strong acoustic and original electronic drum beats.
Vákoum’s unconventional approach to composition delivers a tacit-like experience spanning everything from global & personal angst to existential wonder and the love for the human connection through music.
The duo released a special edition of their debut EP, Home For Home in 2017 shortly after joining in support of The Album Leaf’
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