Public Figure Profiles

Balam Acab

Alec Koone, better known by his former stage name Balam Acab, is an American electronic musician and producer originally from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.Koone began creating hardcore and metal at the age of 13 with a group of musician friends. While studying music at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York in 2009, he began to experiment with post-rock and ambient music. He eventually dropped out of Ithaca College to focus on his music career. He released his first EP, See Birds, in 2010, which was followed by his first full-length album, Wander/Wonder, in 2011. Wander/Wonder was recorded entirely in the same bedroom he slept in as a child and heavily incorporated Creative Commons-licensed nature recordings he found on the Internet. His song "See Birds," title track of the See Birds EP, was featured in a L'Oreal mascara ad starring Beyoncé in early 2011.After a long hiatus, Balam Acab self-released his second official album, CHILD DEATH, on December 17, 2015 via Bandcamp. In April 2016, the album was pressed on vinyl and released by the DIY record label Orchid Tapes. Since the release of CHILD DEATH, Balam Acab has released many singles and collaborations in a variety of styles through SoundCloud and Bandcamp.Among numerous side projects and aliases, Balam Acab recently teamed up with producer Goodbye to form the duo hospice_dreams, releasing the debut demo "because i am true". A full release is expected to be released late 2018.

The name "Balam Acab" was taken from a rainbow-creating deity in Maya mythology that Koone learned about in Spanish class.

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Some of their strengths

Balam Acab has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Generous, Energetic, Brave, Intuitive, Passionate, Intelligent, and Optimistic.

Independent and Brave

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Balam Acab is someone who is an independent, brave, and honest person who approaches life with energy, intuition, passion, and generosity. A person who defines themself by their friends and what groups they belong to.

Strong and Resilient

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Balam Acab well know them as someone who can be strong, expansive, and stable like a big tree.

Productive and Perseverent

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Balam Acab as someone who is productive, persevering, deliberate, and direct.

A person who is creative, has good luck with work and money, good listening skills, good relationships with people at work, is a good teacher or counselor, and who is good at organizing groups, teams, or causes.

Realistic and Skillful

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Balam Acab is someone who is able to separate emotions from reality, see the world in terms of right or wrong, and who is very good at getting things done.

They are also someone who is charismatic, compassionate, and understanding, and who is interested in expressing themselves through writing, public speaking, or teaching.

Independent and Dynamic

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Balam Acab tends to be someone who is independent, dynamic, and courageous. Who can be positive, energetic, self-reliant, and adventurous, and who can make friends easily.

Some of Balam Acab's challenges

While Balam Acab has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Balam Acab can be Short-tempered, Self-centered, Impulsive, Hypocritical, Possessive, Stubborn, and Non-confrontational.

Short-tempered and Impulsive

One of Balam Acab's key challenges is that they are someone who can come across as short-tempered and impulsive.

Balam Acab must also exercise caution as they can be excessive and unrealistic.

Possessive and Stubborn

Balam Acab is someone who can be possessive, jealous, inflexible, and stubborn, can have a habit of being a frivolous spender, and who can feel insecure or cynical in romantic relationships and have difficulty forming productive personal and professional partnerships.

Aggressive and Domineering

Finally, Balam Acab also can be aggressive, impatient, impulsive, and short-tempered.

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