The Colombian band Systema Solar pulled off a neat trick to call itself into existence, orchestrating its inception in front of a sizable crowd: when Vanessa Gocksch, a DJ in the not-yet-formed group, was invited to play at an Art Biennial in Medellín, she came back to the booker with a bold counter offer. “I told the promoter, ‘hey we’ve been thinking of creating a band, what if we create the band [for the festival]?'” she recalls. “He was like, ‘sure. I won’t tell anybody that you guys don’t exist yet.'” Reed more.