GAUDI

 

About



A global favorite in the dub/electronic and world-music scenes, producer and solo artist GAUDI keeps his ever-growing fan base with his infectious bass-driven tunes and innovative production techniques. Live, every GAUDI performance is unique and unpredictable, he’s a consummate musician that plays theremin, minimoog, vocoder, tape echoes, percussion, multi-effects, stylophone and dub sirens, mixing his live dub vocals through analog equipment to maximum effect. Beyond the music, a burning passion reveals itself in a scathing rebuttal of tyranny and oppression through sonic resistance. Whether he is finessing high-profile projects in the studio, or whipping a crowd into a frenzy, the UK-based Italian-born artist places all importance on sonic perfection and providing the best aural experience for his fans.


 

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Areas of Representation: North and South America

Biography

A global favorite in the dub/electronic and world-music scenes, producer and solo artist GAUDI keeps his ever-growing fan base with his infectious bass-driven tunes and innovative production techniques. There’s no easy way to encapsulate GAUDI’s vast body of work, for the past three decades he has been shattering genre barriers, pioneering world-music, electronic-dub and reggae music, amassing a stunning collection of originals, albums, collaborations and remixes for artists such as: Lee Scratch Perry, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Deep Forest, The Orb, Simple Minds, Lamb, Sizzla, Bob Marley, Shpongle, Dakhabrakha, Beats Antique, Michael Franti, Dub FX, Balkan Beat Box, Michael Rose, Horace Andy, Sly & Robbie, Hollie Cook, Max Romeo, Youth, Dub Pistols, Grandmaster Flash, The Beat, Barrington Levy, Afrika Bambaataa, Trentemoller, Willie Nelson, Trilok Gurtu, Bill Laswell to name but a few. Whether he is finessing high-profile projects in the studio, or whipping a crowd into a frenzy, the UK-based Italian-born artist places all importance on sonic perfection and providing the best aural experience for his fans.

Live, every GAUDI performance is unique and unpredictable, he’s a consummate musician that plays theremin, minimoog, vocoder, tape echoes, percussion, multi-effects, stylophone and dub sirens, mixing his live dub vocals through analog equipment to maximum effect. Beyond the music, a burning passion reveals itself in a scathing rebuttal of tyranny and oppression through sonic resistance. In constant demand on the live touring and festival circuits, GAUDI spreads the words of peace on every stop, performing as headliner at some of the best festivals on the planet, from Shambhala, Motion Notion, Harvest, Vancouver Jazz Festival, Eclipse in Canada; to Reggae on The River, Burning Man, Lightning in a Bottle, Photosynthesis, Symbiosis, Wanderlust on the West Coast of the USA; Wakarusa in the South; The Big Up, Gratifly, Okeechobee, Kinnection on the East Coast; Boom Festival in Portugal; Glastonbury, Glade, Waveform, One Love, Gatecrasher, The Big Chill, Boomtown in the UK; Vasundhara, Bass Camp, Sulafest, Indie March, Chilltop, Wonderflip in India; Electric Picnic, Body & Soul in Ireland; Ozora, Samsara, S.U.N, No Man’s Land in Hungary; Indigo, Doof, Twistival in Israel, Rainbow Serpent, Earthcore, Eclipse 2012, Earth frequency, Peatsridge in Australia; Universo Paralello and Skol Beat in Brazil; Sonica and Rototom Sunsplash in Italy; Tribal Gathering in Panama; Re:Birth, Solstice Festival, Zanpa Jam in Japan, Envision in Costa Rica, Geoparadise in Panama, Cosmic Convergence in Guatemala, Sticky Jam in Russia and far, far beyond.

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  • Paul Krugman; DakhaBrakha in Kiev

    Friday Night Music: Dakhabrakha in Kyiv

    New York Times
    September 15, 2017 12:22 pm

    Since that’s where I am at the moment. It is, by the way, a surprisingly handsome city. Just looking at the city center you’d have no idea how much stress Ukraine is under.
    For those who haven’t seen previous clips, no, they aren’t doing ...

  • Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares included in NPR’s “The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women” NPR has created “a list of the greatest albums made by women between 1964 and the present, as an intervention, a remedy, a correction of the historical record and hopefully the start of a new conversation. Compiled by nearly 50 women from across NPR and the public radio system and produced in partnership with Lincoln ...
  • Russia’s riot grrrl activists, Pussy Riot, bringing their psych rock theater production, “REVOLUTION” to SXSW and West Coast.

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2/24/2017
    Russia’s riot grrrl activists, Pussy Riot, reveal a 9 date West Coast warm-up tour around the SXSW premiere of their psych rock theater production, “REVOLUTION.”
    Based on the original novel by Maria Alyokhina, this show tells the story of everyday women gathering to resist the fascist regime of President Vladimir Putin. From their ...

  • Gisele João Headlines First NY Fado Festival Gisele João, Portugal’s most widely acclaimed fado singer to emerge in this decade, headlined the NY Fado Festival this past weekend at the Schimmel Center. Jon Pareles of the NY Times had this to say:
    “From her first song, “Madrugada sem Sono” (“Dawn Without Sleep”), Ms. João summoned a full spectrum of fado’s tempestuous passions, from ...


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