He’s been called a “sound artist,” and a “sonic stylist.” His music has been described as “genre-defying.” It seems that fans and music critics alike are always struggling to describe exactly what Roberto Carlos Lange does for a living.
“I struggle with it,” says Lange with a smile.
The Brooklyn-based, South Florida-born artist says he’s not into labels. “When people label something, I oppose it,” he says. “And, so then, I sabotage that label.”
But a metaphor? That’s a different story. Take his stage name: Helado Negro, Spanish for black ice cream.