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 Bacalao (15 Albums, 102 Tracks)

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Taking part in the demo scene on Amiga during the 90's, Bacalao has not dropped the soundtrackers. After numerous collaborations (hip-hop, electro, reggae, flamenco, rock...), electronica has become his main influence.

 

Between the soundtracker and the modern sequencer, he releases his first mini-album on Retinascan in 2004.

 

Therefore, with a laptop and a controller, sometimes even an old amiga, he plays his live set oscillating between breaks and 8-bit sounds. Since then, collaborations follow on with many artists on Micromusic.net, bringing in 2005 a second album on Retinascan.

 

In 2006, Midinette Records invites him to release two different EP. The following year he joins the 8-bit Operators and has been taking part in various compilations of 8-bit covers, like the Beatles, Depeche Mode and Kraftwerk, released on Astralwerks (label of Placebo, Fatboy Slim, Phoenix,...).

 

Since then, while organizing parties, such as Microking, he has worked with various labels, such as Egotwister, Static Records and Bleepstreet Records, where he released his latest solo EP Mixes for Fluokids.

 

In 2014, he wins the remix contest for Squarepusher organised by Bleep.com. «In the end, the Bacalao remix won because it was a proper rollercoaster ride and put a big smile on my face!» (Squarepusher).

 

 

 

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DISCOGRAPHY

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\\\\\ Official releases /////

 

Mixes for Fluokids (Bleepstreet Records, 2012)

Tribal Love EP (Static Records), 2011)

Living Animals (maxi) (Midinette Records, 2009)

Tribute to Micromusic (Midinette Records, 2006)

collaBPS (Retinascan, 2005)

Compostage (Retinascan, 2004)

 

\\\\\ Home made releases /////

 

Blip Wob Schnaf (2014)

Selected Tracks 2008-2012 (2013)

Pitiway (2011)

Casual Graphic Designer (2011)

Petites Musiques de Famille (2010)

Cheat Codes (2010)

Superboulets (2007)

MP3 summary (2007)

Beats & Boucles Baroques (2007)

C'est la Fête (2006)

Unkown Tracks (2006)

Offis Glandis (2006)

Destruction Massive (2003)

Amiga Feva 96-98 (2003)

 

\\\\\ Compilations /////

 

But not tonight / 8-bit Operators - Enjoy The SCIENCE! Depeche Mode Tribute (Receptors Music, 2014)

Through being cool / 8-bit Operators - Crack That Chip! Devo Tribute (Receptors Music, 2013)

Jenkinson / 0.1 (Darling Dada, 2012)

Bom Poy Tsha / Party Ruiners vol.3 (Egotwister, 2011)

Lorem Ipsum / Les Couloirs Du Temps (Egotwister, 2010)

Riddle of Steel / Movie Ruiners (Egotwister, 2009)

Black Bird / 8-bit Operators - Wanna Hld Yr Handheld Vol1-2, Beatles Tribute (Receptors Music, 2009)

Monty On The Run / Poke 20 (esc.rec, 2009)

Ai'ayo / Monty On The Run (Yamaha Re-orchestration)Party Ruiners vol.2 (Egotwister, 2008)

Robotgirl & Computer / Midinette All Stars (Midinette records, 2008)

Canapé Rouge / We Are 31337! (31337, 2007)

Suzuki Massacre / Breakcore Show vol.1 (BRK, 2007)

Die Roboter / 8-bit Operators - The Music Of Kraftwerk (Astralwerks, 2007)

Social Silence for a Lonely Melody / Tone Wars Vol 1. (Tone Wars, 2007)

Crockett's Theme / Microdisco Vol 2 - Songs 4 The Road (Microdisco, 2006)

The Bread / Microdisco Vol 1 - Bleepy Ballads (Microdisco, 2006)

Le Bal des Sorcières / Chip O'Lantern Halloween Compilation Volume 2 (Gainlad, 2005)

Suzuki Massacre / Music for joggers (Micromusic.net, 2005)

 

\\\\\ Official remixes /////

 

Squarepusher - 4001 (Bleep.com remix contest winner, 2013)

Futurisk - Meteoright (Red Star Digital Music, 2013)

Antipop Consortium - Reflections (Freemusicarchive.org, 2010)

Desert Planet - Green Fireballs (Stupido, 2008)

Screamclub - Keep it on the Dancefloor (Crunks not dead, 2007)

Lovebugs - Shakedown (Decibel.dj, 2006)

 

 

 

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PAST GIGS

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2300 Plan 9 (Static Records ciné-concert), 14.04.14

Binikitest (Foire aux Monstres), La Chaux-de-Fonds, 01.02.14

Belushi’s (Bagarre les tous Release Party), Paris, 20.12.13

Binikitest (Harlem Static Records Night), La Chaux-de-Fonds, 11.05.13

Binikitest (Puissance Catch), La Chaux-de-Fonds, 31.12.12

SAS, Delémont, 21.12.12

Espace Auto-Géré, Lausanne, 11.10.12

µCollective Release Party, Youtube (live stream), 06.10.12

L’Usine, Genève, 01.09.12

Le Cercle, Thonon-les-Bains, 30.08.12

Braderie (Muzak), Porrentruy, 26.08.14

Digitales (afterparty), Porrentruy, 11.08.12

RMLL 2012, Genève, 07-08.07.12

Bikinitest (3 ans et demi de Static Records), La Chaux-de-Fonds, 09.06.12

The Worm (Dance to the Bit 9), Rotterdam, 25.05.12

Bar L'Aventure (Obsoleet microparty), Mulhouse, 03.03.12

Queen Kong (Static Records Night), Neuchâtel, 24.02.12

Bikinitest (Ride ta femme II), La Chaux-de-Fonds, 18.02.12

Sorok Festival, La Chaux-de-Fonds, 17.12.11

Bikinitest (You will be green), La Chaux-de-Fonds, 02.12.11

Bar du Forum (Vernissage Egotwister), Angers, 25.11.11

Microking 6, Neuchâtel, 11.11.11

8bit'em'all #1, Paris, 05.11.11

Toute la musique que j'aime, Porrentruy, 29.10.11

LUFFF, Lausanne, 21.10.11

Blackout Empty House, Porrentruy, 14.10.11

Bikinitest (Festikini), La Chaux-de-Fonds, 18.06.11

Bikinitest (Festen), La Chaux-de-Fonds, 12.03.11

Valseuses, Lyon, 13.11.10

Bikinitest (with Sex Invaders), La Chaux-de-Fonds, 05.11.10

Hircheneck, Basel, 19.12.09

Achtung, La Chaux-de-Fonds, 05.12.09

Rocking Chair, Vevey, 27.11.09

LUX, Le Locle, 12.09.09

Digitales (afterparty), Porrentruy, 14.08.09

Plage des Six Pompes, La Chaux-de-Fonds, 08.08.09

Fête de la musique, La Chaux-de-Fonds, 21.06.09

Glazart, Paris, 20.05.09

Fréquence Banane, Lausanne, 20.03.09

Moloko, Genève, 21.02.09

Sonic, Lyon, 08.11.08

Bourg, Lausanne, 24.10.08

Bar-King, Neuchâtel, 11.10.08

r3s3t market, Bern, 18.07.08

Fête de la musique, Fribourg, 21.06.08

Théâtre 2.21, Lausanne, 01.06.08

Oblò, Lausanne, 19.05.08

SAS, Delémont, 09.05.08

Mapping festival, Genève, 11.04.08

Fri'son, Fribourg, 12.03.08

Naumon, Barcelona, 06.10.07

Ground Zero (BRK Shitcore Party), Lyon, 21.09.07

La Ruche, Lausanne, 08.09.07

Digitales, La Chaux-de-Fonds, 28.08.07

Apéro musique classique, Paris, 22.08.07

Bucheron 17, Bern, 08.08.07

Digitales, Lausanne, 28.06.07

Bikinitest (Fête de la Musique), La Chaux-de-Fonds, 23.06.07

Microking 4, Neuchâtel, 26.05.07

Le joli mois de mai, Saint-Claude, 21.04.07

Helskinki Club, Zurich, 22.03.07

Bikinitest (Midinette Night), La Chaux-de-Fonds, 26.01.07

Le Bourg, Lausanne, 02.12.06

Case-à-Chocs (Superette), Neuchâtel, 25.11.06

Nuits Sonores, Lyon, 25.05.06

Wagenmeister V5, Basel, 13.05.06

Microking 2, Neuchâtel, 05.05.06

La Plage, Paris, 15.04.06

ADAEP, Grenoble, 12.11.05

Knock-out, Moutier, 04.06.05

Cithéa, Paris, 16.12.04

Wagenmeister, Basel, 11.11.04

Warteck PP, Basel, 19.09.04

Walcheturm, Zurich, 18.08.04

 

 

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Upitup Records on 01/13/10 at 01:32PM
dude's the shit!
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dr on 10/01/10 at 02:09PM
So awesome. I've listened to Beats & Boucles Baroques and C'est La Fête many times a day for several months.
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erickleincaw on 06/05/13 at 01:48AM
my family is dancin!
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Sapiains on 03/14/14 at 12:23PM
http://youtu.be/8dn4LRnyn64 used here :D for a personal proyect
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