TheGoldenAura

Bio

1979

  • The aura irradiates for the first time in Coimbra.

1983

  • The body moves to Póvoa de Varzim.

1984

1992

  • Interferences with a Fender Jazz Bass and with Helder Gonçalves (Clã) as teacher.

1993

  • First musical approaches with the notion of repetition, noise and experimentation as means of composition, together with Helder Luís and Hugo Lima.

1994

1995

  • Together with Pedro Monteiro, Hugo Lima and Arnaldo Pedro, the first music festival  named “Cais do Rock” takes place.
  • “Blue/Strawberry Star” vinil 7” (recorded at Industria Rock and released by Low-Fly).
  • Start studying double-bass.

1996

  • Invitation to play «An Angel Moves Too Fast To See», a 100 guitar piece by Rhys Chatham in Coliseu dos Recreios – Lisbon.

1997

  • Release of CD Clockwork (Low-Fly Records) recorded in 1995 at Industria Rock.
  • Release of a tribute song to Sonic Boom (spaceman 3) entitled «Yr. Lovely Smile» (Low-Fly Records).
  • Release of a split single with The Mount Vernon Arts Lab e OMIT, published by EarWorm Records (uk).
  • Participation in several compilations Garagem and Interferências, by Portuguese independent labels.

1998

  • Participation in the independent music festival SuperGAT, which took place at Caldas da Rainha, with the subsequent release of a compilation with all the participating bands in the festivalSuperGAT.

1999

  • CD2 Clockwork, the second Clockwork album is recorded with Rafael Toral and Joe Fossard. This album would be released by the band.

2000

  • Music Project with João Viana and Ricardo Costa, exploring the use of synths, samplers and Atari programming.

2001

  • The body leaves Portugal and moves into Spain.
  • The body assumes the aura, creates the concept of the TheGoldenAura, looks back into the past and aims new goals for the future.

2002

  • AuraLab researches several aspects of audio edition and programming
  • Creates the first solo project, entitled Magatzem.

2003

2004

2006

2007

  • The body keeps moving. After a small period living in France, the body assumes a new position in the land of mountains, cheese and chocolate, Switerzland.

2010

  • Auralize, the “ping-pong” formula project.