September 12, 1992
|Years active||2019 - present|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Genres||Electronic, RnB and lofi genres|
Ruben Urena (born 12 September 1992), most popularly known as Simpatico, is an Electronic producer and musical artist. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, with love for music since his early years. The rising star is known for Lofi Electro-Chill R&B, Golden hour music. His music often takes people far from their troubled heads and into the world of comfort and melody. Ruben came into the spotlight from considering music a pastime activity to releasing several popular singles. The depth sets apart his music from the rest of the hustle-bustle in the industry. In the last two years, Urena has worked with some renowned names in the industry including the French producer LeDrips, LA singer named Malsi, and more. In the times of chaos, the artist comes up with the most beautiful expression and a symphony for the ears.
Ruben was born on the 9th of December 1992 in Los Angeles, California. Since high school, he has had a passion for music and was a part of many different rock bands. Youngsters often get inspired by their surroundings, and this rising star’s biggest inspiration has always been his father. He was a musician with a massive vinyl collection of different artists and varied genres. Ruben was introduced to the world of music at a young age, and his journey began. Like any other music enthusiast, Urena’s journey started as a hobby. He often played while enjoying the sunsets and calm evenings. Music became his escape, and little did he know he would turn into an Electronic producer and musical artist in the future. His career kickstarted after discovering lofi/rnb and house in his mid-20s. The spark led to the focus and dedication towards something he has always been passionate about.
In July 2019, the rising star came up with his debut single called Moonrise that gave the nostalgic spacey vibes to the listeners. It became a hit with more than 40K+ listeners at a point in time. This motivated him to invest more time into the area and the results appeared in 2020. The years 2020 and 2021 were occupied with efforts, dedication, and some of the most notable achievements. He released more singles namely Yours, I'm Tired of Playing, Jawline, and Tonight. Of all the singles he released, Tonight was the most famous and hit the listers’ right chords. Ruben’s success got recognition and he got the opportunity to collaborate with french progressive house producer LeDrips on Miles Away in 2020. His collaboration with the LA singer named Malsi on the song Jawline in 2020 was highly praised. In 2021, he again collaborated with the singer for Honey + M.Apart from that, he also got to work with Duets’ (an American television show) contestant singer Jason Farol on the song Somewhere released in January 2021. Furthermore, his remix of FKJ's Ylang Ylang was also highly appreciated by people.
- 2019: Moonrise
- 2019: Unreal
- 2020: Yours
- 2020: I'm Tired of Playing
- 2020: Miles Away
- 2020: Jawline
- 2020: Tonight
- 2021: Somewhere
- 2021: Honey + M
- 2021: Time
In the media
- "Meet Ruben Ureña: Music Artist & Music Producer". SHOUTOUT LA. 22 April 2021. Retrieved 25 February 2022.
- Stories, Local. "Meet Ruben Urena - Voyage LA Magazine | LA City Guide". voyagela.com. Retrieved 25 February 2022.
- "Simpatico's Single 'Time ft. Sfundo' Is Luscious Listening". Curious For Music. 19 February 2022. Retrieved 25 February 2022.
- "simpatico-somewhere". whichcoast. Retrieved 25 February 2022.
- Carter, Sachael (14 February 2022). "Simpatico's "Time" Shows Us What Love Really Is". Ratings Game Music. Retrieved 25 February 2022.