For a day I was running a workshop on Circuit Bending, introducing some techniques and sharing some thoughts on the matter. Since my first experiences, back in the summer of 2003, this was the first time I had the pleasure to conduct a workshop. The group was very interesting and covered all ages, from 12 … Read more
Phase is my new side project featuring Ricardo Miranda (Black Bombaim) with whom I’ve worked several times before. We had the opportunity to play at INEUFI parties, comissioned by Lovers / Lollypops the 18th May @ Café Au Lait, in Porto. Video here. And also to play @ Armazém do Chá, hosting the heavy duo … Read more
After my last performance at the new GNRation, I got this text on my inbox. Portuguese only. ” GHUNA X – 1 de Maio em Braga START UP GNRation Entrei para ouvir sem saber o quê, que me não disseram, mas pelo aparato cénico logo vi que ia ouvir uma experiência musical, dado o carácter … Read more
Super glad I did the mastering for this record. Good vibes Here’s the result.
Porto – Barcelona – Brussels – Berlin – Porto Great opportunity to meet some old friends and to play in some amazing venues. Bruxelles was special. Video here.
“Trata-se de um refinado exemplo de «hauntology» à portuguesa, um exercício que não destoaria num catálogo como o da Ghost Box, embora a perspectiva seja distinta: não há por aqui ecos de uma adormecida memória catódica britânica nem sequer marcas de um qualquer legado folk dos assombrados «shires» verdes. Se tanto, adivinha-se nas sombrias paisagens … Read more
It’s finally out on CD the original soundtrack of the dark/terror/b short movie “O Coveiro” directed by André Gil Mata. The release includes a 48 pages zine with the complete (non-cut) history and original illustrations by Sandra Neves. Shipping now. Listen here.
I’ve post producted André’s long movie “Cativeiro” (Captivity), which won the “CPLP” prize in DOC Lisboa ’13. André Gil Mata is also the director for the short “O Coveiro”. The OST for “O Coveiro” was released on the Marvellous Tone label on a very special and limited edition (book + cd).
Mau Maria is a 6-episode documentary on the portuguese exquisite places and people. It was my first musical piece for TV, which you can listen at the beginning of each episode. This a very personal and creative approach, and you can find me playing at a pimp garage on the 2nd episode. All episodes … Read more
Plano B was the perfect venue for this independent edition fair in Porto, which I organized along with the Pangrama crew and Lovers & Lollypops. A nice saturday afternoon that ended up in a massive party with loads of gigs. Official release of the Manta tape.
New release on my label by Manta. Edition of 60 tapes on Marvellous Tone. Mastering by me.
That’s about it! I also did the mastering for the 12″. Here’s the result.
For this year’s edition of ”Festival Manobras” I developed a project along with Ana Matos Fernandes (voice, Capicua) and Pedro Geraldes (guitar, Linda Martini). I was doing keyboards on a bunch of original songs with one common theme: the city of Oporto and it’s relation with water. Texts were collected from different authors and me … Read more
“Digitopolis” is the name given to a major electronic music act that took place at Hard Club, during the Festival Manobras in Porto. This act was performed by an ensemble of almost 40 persons in 7 sets of different electronic music branches (Programming, Bending, Djing, Synths, etc etc). This project is an initiative of the … Read more
During the whole year I was responsible for gathering a group of people that could perform an act using diy and custom instruments. This little “community” called “Circuito Bending da Boavista” was just a part of a bigger ensemble. Here’s a nice review of the performance http://templozebra.tumblr.com/post/32729025081 ©Maria Louceiro btw: I’ll be helding a … Read more