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Miguel Lopez Mora (born February 10, 1973) better known by his stage name DIGITAL 21, is a singer, composer, producer, videoclip director, graphic designer , visuals realizer,who since the beginning of the 90´s put into practice in his music and in his audiovisual creation the concept of “total artwork”(Gesamtkunstwerk). DIGITAL 21 is pioneer in the Spanish electronic music and in electronic live shows, mixing machines with real instruments such as guitars, bass, analogyc syntethizers, sitars, drums..etc.


In his albums, besides of composing, arranging and producing he is responsible for playing all the instruments requiered for each song: Sitar, electric guitars, megaphone, dj set, analogyc syntethizers, theremin, ukelele, bass, drums..etc.

From 1989 he has travelled on tour around Spain, Belgium, Neederlands, Morocco, Hungary, Check Republic, México, Germany..etc.


Troughout his career many artist had required Digital 21 services for their albums or tours. Fangoria (Alaska and Nacho Canut band), Ana Curra (Parálisis Permanente) or Stefan Olsdal (for his parallel project to Placebo: Hotel Persona), are some of the most remarked examples. All this work is embodied in his 4th album: OUTSIDER, a doble cd with 32 tracks with the participationg of great artists as Big Toxic, Silvia Super Star (Killer Barbies), Dave Tarrida and Miki Kraven (Tresor Lavel, Berlín), besides the up mentioned Stefan Olsdal and Ana Curra. Remarkably recommended the track Modern Kids, an Hotel Persona (Stefan Olsdal parallel band ) song singed by Brian Molko (the Placebo singer) and remixed by DIGITAL 21.


His work stired the interest of many worldwide music spheric personalities such us Paul Schroeder (Stone Roses producer) who coproduced the guitars and bass on his second Lp. Invisible Limits who invited him to sing their emblematic version of Joy Division during their farewell concert. The up mentioned Stefan Olsdal or Mr. Mike Marsh who remastered his third lp. By the way, Mike Marsh has been the responsable of Chemical Brothers, Bjork, Daft Punk Lps. and he has mastered some of the most emblematic lps in the worldwide electronic music such Tiga´s Sexor, Goldfrapp´s Black Cherry , Depeche Mode´s Ultra, or The Prodigy´s Fat of the land.. Marsh decided to master DIGITAL 21´s Nuclear after listening to some tracks.

DIGITAL 21 is together with Daft Punk, Nine Inch Nails, Richie Hawtin, Mogwai, Sasha (DJ), John Digweed, dj Krush, or Hot Chip, one of the endorsement Ableton live artists.

Contents

Multi Instrumentist

Sitar

Drums

Percusion

Bass

Guitar

Armonic

Ukelele

voice

Theremin

Music Festivals

From the beginning of his career, DIGITAL 21 has been , playing and performing live in a lot of music festivals, some of them are:

Sziget Festival (Budapest, Hungary)

FIB: Benicassim festival

Sonorama festival

Ecopop Festival

Electroperra night Festival

Actual Festival

Rec Festival

Goa electronic sundays

Klubbers Day Festival

Universimad

Art and science festival

Fima Festival hosted by MUSAC contemporary art Museum

Sounds from Spain Festival (México DF)

Sónar Festival (Barcelona, Spain)

Discography

1st Lp: The Sound Station (Road Runner records 2000)

2nd Lp: Espacio Infinito (V2 records 2005)

3rd Lp: Nuclear (Junk records 2007)

4th Lp: Outsider (Algoenblanco records 2009)

Tribute albums

The Cure

The Smiths

Depeche Mode

References

biography [1]

Ableton live artist [2]

Digital 21 with Sonic Youth and Iggy Pop [3]

electroperra night festival [4]

REC Festival schedule [5]

Sónar Festival schedule [6]

Digital 21 in Fez (Moroco) [7]

Digital 21 music for FOX channel [8]

Digital 21 Mexico concert [9]

External links

official website [10]

Alarma videoclip [11]

Sálvame videclip [12]








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