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Electronic Creatives to launch Laura Escudé debut artist album
Edited Press Release
Los Angeles musician and technologist Laura
is set to launch her debut artist CD "Pororoca," record label
Electronic Creatives announced. Pororoca encompasses a myriad of
genres, utilizing live electronics, synthesis, found sounds, samples
and violin affected by hardware and software.
to see a video accompaniment to the title track Pororoca, created by
multi-media visual artist Scott Pagano.
Escudé, who specializes in the software program Ableton Live,
conducts the West Coast certification events for Ableton. Her
innovative approach to music, technology and community has propelled
her to do consulting and music work for Cirque du Soleil on their
production "Viva Elvis" as an Ableton Live programmer.
She also toured Europe on violin and electronics with acclaimed world
music band Niyaz, was a tour consultant for Kayne West, and recorded
violin on EastWest’s Quantum Leap Silk sound library.
Beyond her music technology work, Escudé has recorded violin for
composers, including Carmen Rizzo and Eric Whitacre, as well as for
artists, including Sage Francis, Solillaquists of Sound and PlatEAU.
She has created sound design for the films Lovewrecked and Red is the
Color of, and has recorded violin for films, including Michael Apted’s
documentary The Power of the Game, HBO’s The Song Story, Kissing
Cousins and Welcome Home.
Classically trained in violin since the age of six, Escudé often
performs with bands and ensembles, including Niyaz, Trace Element,
Santa Monica Symphony, Torrance Symphony, Multi-Ethnic Star Orchestra
(MESTO), Tampa Bay Symphony, Pensacola Symphony and the Observatory
Pororoca will be released worldwide on June 15, 2010. Further
information about Laura Escudé is at her website.
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