Agustín Richard was born in Entre Ríos, Argentina in 1986. He is a self-taught guitarist, composer and producer, passionate about music and airplanes. His music covers genres such as folk, soul, rock and pop and his lyrics encompass from the earthly to the mystical the content of human experience. From 2013 to the present he has recorded and edited the albums "Fue De La Inquietud", "Pequeña Muerte" and "Lo Debil de Mi Árbol", making the music videos himself for each of the songs on these albums. Currently he has just released his new singles and videoclips "Días Para No Morir", "Enciende Un Sonar" which has been included in the Spotify Official playlist Novedades Indie, and the new "El Piensallamas".
Italian guitar player, songwriter and producer, Andrea Rodo a.k.a. Andrew-A plays in many projects including Brian Downey and John Earle of Thin Lizzy, The Mary Stokes Band, JEA Production, Maria Laura Ronzoni and many more, recording at the most important studios in Dublin, such as Apollo Studio and Sonic Studio, working as a composer for the producer Stano, playing at Festivals such as the Guinness Jazz Festival in Cork and the Kilkenny Folk Festival. In Italy he plays for Macaco Records and tours with the Grimoon, in Spain with several projects such as Malacabeza, Joel Reyes, Pablo Pinilla productions in Madrid, the MIS orchestra of Barcelona and several other artists from Catalonia. He is also a guitar teacher and guitar tutor, endorser for JR Guitars and Delcam Audio and collaborator of the guitar website Boutique Profiles.
Started as the solo project of a musician digging his accordion and exploring sounds, developing his craft between daily street performances and studio sessions. In 2014 the first releases appear with the singles “Pupu Naich” and “Rosewaltz”, both extracted from soundtracks for films and theatre. B.C. goes back to street performances until 2015 and with compositions created in that period produce “Gastank” with the Italian electronic master Paul Pet (Polpette - Dharma Label) and “Bailè”, a composition from the street repertoire. The next recording session begins in Venice and ends in Barcelona in 2016, inspired by old exotica and waves of traditional folk from the 60s and 70s. “Selected Grooves" became a cult EP for his followers.
ChUPACONChA is a hypnofunk duo formed by Juice (Giuliano Gius Cobelli, electric trumpet) and Jordan (Giorgio Fausto Menossi, drums). The band started in 2007 when the two Italian musicians met again in Barcelona after having briefly collaborated in Italy. Both jazz and hippie lovers, they mix improvised rock, funk, psychedelic and electronic music in wild and furious sessions and concerts.
Giuliano G.I.U.S. Cobelli
G.I.U.S. aka Giuliano Gius Cobelli is also half of the hypnofunk dúo Chupaconcha, producer for Maia Vidal, improviser in The Near Death Ensemble and other projects, producing and performing with drums, percussions, synths, electronics and trumpet through effects and loop stations.
Guretti is the homonym first record of the musical collaboration between the accordionist Angelo Cacciolato and the visual artist and musician Tiziano Ciao. Tiziano plays a big wooden harp, similar to a santoor or a dulcimer, which he builds himself out of old drawers. Tuning to Angelo’s accordion, soon they found out how well the instruments blended together. Creating silence before sound, and space, and a delicate dialogue between the instruments, leading and following gently, in a beautiful, moving, mystical journey.
John Humphrey Coconut
John Humphrey Coconut was born in Barcelona in 1986. Self-taught musician, poet and painter. His poetry of romantic and cursed style is crossed with the suffering of a schizophrenia that accompanies him in his writings. His style and pictorial motifs lie in a set of themes such as palm trees and naked women, in paintings full of intense chromatic nuances. His musical style comes from blues, rock, funk, pop and tropicalism, born of it songs full of color and with African touches.
Radament is an alternative jazz duo based in Barcelona featuring Juanjo Fernández on piano and Giorgio Fausto Menossi on drums. The sound of the band combines influences of classical and jazz music with a post-rock rhythmic feel, with a highly cinematic, dynamical and emotional result.
Formed in Barcelona by the Galician pianist and composer Juanjo Fernández and the Italian drummer Giorgio Fausto Menossi, the duo keeps the original formula of its debut, with instinctive and raw arrangements, and it is capable to add a compositional maturity that gives more interest and depth.
Radament’s jazz is still blended with classical and rock music, but the spectrum of influences is increasingly wider.
The Near Death Ensemble
THE NEAR DEATH ENSEMBLE is a POST-JAZZ FREE-ROCK CONSPIRACY of SOUND started by guitarist/composer Marc Curcio, also featuring Jorge de Rocha (double bass), Santiago Arteaga (bass), Giuliano Gius Cobelli (trumpet, percs, keys, theremin), Francisco 'Pacho' Frieri (drums set), Owen Kilfeather (tapes and devices), Giorgio Menossi (drums), Gabriel Millan (synths), Andrea turbo Barbiero and more...
THE NEAR DEATH ENSEMBLE is a cocktail of improvised music encompassing Cinematic, Post-Rock, Kraut Rock, Electronic, Soundscape, Free Jazz, Free Funk, Hip-Hop, Jazz Noir, Post-Punk and Dub. Featuring an international group of musicians from US, Europe and South America with influences such as Bill Laswell, John Zorn, Boards of Canada, Aphex Twin, Miles Davis, Trans Am, Mogwai, Tortoise, Marc Ribot, George Clinton, Mike Patton, Sun Ra, Swans, Gang of Four.
Ben Overlaet on guitar and Jan Van Woensel on drums recorded and self-released "Movements" and "I Want to Disappear into the Black Back of the Night Watch" and played several noteworthy gigs in Belgium, Germany and Norway. Later Ben's brother Dave joined the band on bass guitar and their music became more structured, although the adventure of noise would never be far away. After a while, Jan decided to leave the band and Tim replaced him as a drummer. In that period their typical grunge sound was born. With their grunge set, inspired by bands like Sonic Youth, Smashing Pumpkins and Nirvana they played several gigs in Belgium and the Netherlands until Jan left again to work on his own music and got replaced by Chadwick and then by by Waut who is their current drummer. They’re now working on new material while continuing to play live shows and they will soon hit the studio to record a new album.
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