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
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).
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
I did an exclusive mix for the online shop / webzine Mercado 560, using only tracks released on the Marvellous Tone label. Some upcoming and unreleased material is also included. Check it. Ghuna X apresenta Marvellous Tone
Here’s a small review of the gig in Barcelos the 21st July: “Wouldn’t be that lazy if I’d know that Ghunagangh would be the surprise of the day. The situation: one guy, a whitey glassed and caped DJ in charge of freaky, crawling and scary beats, and the rapper, shirtless, heavy body, bald punk, doing … Read more
Interview for the music webpage Bodyspace.net (portuguese only) Aqui.
Black Bombaim’s new album was presented at the Festival Curtas de Vila do Conde with live cinema and guest musicians. I did my share on this track. ©jpedromartins
From the 4th to the 6th July the new creation of the theater company Marionet was on stage at TAGV, Coimbra. I was responsible for composing the original soundtrack. Here’s a hint. And here’s a video installation (with original music too) running at the hall of the venue. Nano-T was a piece conceived under … Read more
I took part of #3 Pecha Kucha Night Guimarães with a sound piece to be played on modified cars. Following the presentation of Pedro Magalhães on his artistic and anthropological view about the subject, two 15 minute audio tracks of mine were played on this custom soundsystems. The cars were installed on the place of … Read more
My new album is finally out on Afeite Al Perro (ES). You can listen to it here. This release is available on tape. Limited Edition. Order yours at vandomize at gmail dot com
“What is the color when black is burned”* is a sound and dance piece conceived by myself and performer Vera Mota which takes “the desert” as a field of work and concept. The premiere was during Festival MAP/P as an invitation from Fabrica de Movimentos and took place in the magnificent http://www.tnsj.pt/home/msbv/index.php?intID=7&intSubID=12. This is a … Read more
I’m heading to Talasnal, Serra da Lousã, for the artistic residence due to the new play by Alexandre Lemos (Marionet) named NANO-T. It’s gonna feel like holidays in this amazing and peaceful place. So, I’m out of “studio” with a bag of microphones, from the 2nd to the 9th June.
Just finished the OST for the shortcut movie “O Coveiro” directed by André Gil Mata. Six months of work, loads of recordings. Here’s a preview.