Hector, André Mendes

New soundtrack composition for the contemporary dance solo by André Mendes.   Residence: Espaço do Tempo, Montemor O Novo Première: Auditório Municipal de Gaia http://festivalddd.com/pt/programme/8/ Next: Casa das Artes de Famalicão, 23/24 September 2016    

Oskar Sala – Resonanzen (re-interpretation)

Following the invitation by Digitopia for doing a re-interpretation of an electroacoustic work, I have chosen Oskar Sala’s Resonanzen (1970), a piece mainly composed using the amazing Trautonium. The same instrument was used by Oskar Sala for Hitchcock’s “Birds”. No audio here (for now), but a official release will happen by 2015. The  show took place at … Read more

Several

“Several” is an adptation of the performance “Hang Up” and it was designed for a group of 6 performers. This piece was presented in the Contemporary Museum of Serralves (Serralves em Festa).   “Several”, by Vera Mota & Pedro Augusto with DesNorte Duration: 30min © Dinis Santos

Ghuna X @ GNRATion, Braga

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

European mini tour (bcn, bxl, brl)

Porto – Barcelona – Brussels – Berlin – Porto Great opportunity to meet some old friends and to play in some amazing venues. Bruxelles was special. Video here.

Feira de Edição Independente – Plano B

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.  

Lavadouro – Festival Manobras

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 – Hard Club

“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

Circuito Bending da Boavista – Festival Manobras

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

Playing at Festival Milhões de Festa w/ GHUNAgangh

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