Header_2018
international festival
of digital creativity
and electronic music
Édition 19
2226.08
2018
Montréal
Québec
Canada

Viñu-vinu CA/QC

Expérience 3
August 24, 2018, 17:00 - 23:00
Live: 17:00 - 18:00
Who
Montréal-based pianist, keyboardist, composer and producer Gabriel Vinuela, also one-third of contemporary jazz outfit Parc X
Style
Dreamlike sonic tapestries endowed with lush harmonies, meticulously collected field recordings and downtempo rhythms.
Latest
Encounters (2017), Etudes-Tableaux (2016)
More
Last fall, Vinuela attended the Banff Musician in Residence program where he began working on a new project entitled Exilio Transitorio. Those early experimentations where captured in a daily, performance-focused #Banffmusic vlog on YouTube.
Links
Bandcamp
Gabriel Vinuela
Facebook
Youtube
Soundcloud

Pulling from an impressive number of sonic quarters—jazz harmonies, classical cuts and experimental storytelling—Gabriel Vinuela’s dreamlike voyage through beat-driven melodies as viñu-vinu is informed by an utmost commitment to organic processes and spontaneity.

viñu-vinu is the electronic music alias for Montréal-based pianist, keyboardist, composer and producer Gabriel Vinuela, who holds bachelor degrees in classical piano and jazz piano performance. He won several prizes and grants, including the 2010 TD Grand Prize for Jazz at the Montréal International Jazz Festival with his group Parc X Trio. By all accounts a prolific and scrupulous musician, Gabriel fronts the impro-electro-jazz collective Extended Family, co-leads Parc X Trio and keeps up his own electronic experiments under the alias viñu-vinu. He’s also the co-founder of local jazz label Multiple Chord Music and a board member of L’OFF Festival de Jazz de Montréal. As viñu-vinu, he has self-released two EPs and is readying his first LP, to be released on L.A.-based Mystery Circles in the fall of 2018. His lush, carefully crafted electronic tapestries feature field recordings front and centre: the textural ambience of Chilean street vendors, the percussive bustle of Czech train stations and the expansive tones of remote Quebec forests.

Expect live ambient explorations and intertextural encounters of the highest order as Vinuela threads it all together into colourful, gorgeously evocative soundscapes that let listeners tap into his numerous, ever-evolving musical frequencies.

×

Subscribe to newsletter

Mutek Mexico mailing list
* indicates required
*
Mutek Spain mailing list