My latest experimental electronic album. After 3 years of slowly sculpting new and old ideas I couldn't be happier with the result. Enjoy with closed eyes and open soul.
One of the songs is only available as an NFT: Return
Collaborative project with Pablo Escauriaza from Hibernando Studios. Focusing on improvisation with electronic music and generative visuals.
This project was in the semifinals of the XXXI Villa de Bilbao Pop-Rock Contest in the Urban Category.
I designed a custom font with just 4 letters for the project.
An experimental short film that explores the relation between humans, their environment and their belongings.
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My first full-length album, released on a handmade ceramic USB. Each USB was beautifully designed and hand-crafted by Iván Jiménez.
This album accounts for a year and a half of composing, recording and mixing in Bilbao. Very talented musicians have participated in this project: Keyboardist Elhadji Mbaye, singer Aneguria with her lyrics and powerful voice and Malte Marten from Yatao with his BElls handpan.
The songs in this album took Aguo to the finals of the 26th Villa de Bilbao Pop-Rock Contest in the Electronic and Other Tendencies Category.
"When an album is this happy from start to finish, it’s impossible to resist. The multiple timbres, from flutes to hammers to thumb piano to waves, offer more variety than is normally embedded in such an album. Realized Distortion is something special, a boisterous work that looks and sounds like what it is: a joyous handheld object, an hour-long party embedded in a ceramic stick." Richard Allen, acloserlisten.com)
Once upon a time, I had a 6-string fretless bass. These 2 songs are what remains.
Part of BilbaoArte's 2017 exhibition. This interactive sculpture was conceived, designed and fabricated during a residency in its Medialab.
It explores the endless possible paths humanity could have and can take. Through generative sound and sacred geometry it asks questions about technology and spirituality in our current path.
Interactive visuals created for Tonatiuh Díaz's dance performance. It included motion sensors attached to the dancer's body which feeded the visual effects.
Together with Irene de Madrazo (music) it was performed in Azkuna Zentroa in 2017.
The old part of Pamplona becomes an instrument for the main character of this short film.
Co-created with Daniel Alonso.
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I was commissioned by Kudetek E-Solutions to compose and produce a soundtrack for a musical kür, commonly known as freestyle to music. This is a kind of dressage in which the horses paces are set to music to create a competitive dance.
The soundtrack's style was inspired by a playlist with songs that the rider likes.
A song composed with my wife, Mio Akiyoshi. She sings in Japanese in this dark track.
In this project started by Fabian Morales Sánchez, I was commissioned to compose and produce various musical fragments for an interactive mural in the Ubik maker library in Tabakalera (San Sebastián).
After seeing 400 Muralismo’s playful design proposal, I decided to use a mix of analogue sounds from instruments like the Slovak koncovka or the Peruvian quena with digital sounds and effects.
7-track album made in 7 weeks.
Ambient music created using only nature sounds recorded in Yamaguchi Prefecture (Japan) for the Yamaguchi Artist Support Program “SEEDS” Exhibition.
Interactive installation exploring memories and the speed of life.
The Association for the Preservation of the Culture of Miyano (Yamaguchi) organizes this unique festival twice a year. I was given the chance to participate 3 times as a “pink man”. This short film documents both festivals that took place in 2010.
As a sign of gratitude, the Association members gave me a pair of signed fundoshi.
Shot for the “hello, future. A Music Video Challenge” contest by Saatchi & Saatchi, in the ruins of an abandoned love hotel from the 80’s, in Yamaguchi, Japan.
Nominated for Best International Video at the Musiclip Festival 2011 (Barcelona).