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BASS: Electronic Creatives to launch Laura Escudé debut artist album -- with video
Edited Press Release

Los Angeles musician and technologist Laura Escudé 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.

Click here 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 Orchestra.

Pororoca will be released worldwide on June 15, 2010. Further information about Laura Escudé is at her website. To find out more about Electronic Creatives click here.


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