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Andre Custodio

andre custodio
Lives and works in San Francisco, California USA
Andre Custodio is a SF bay area native Percussionist/Sound Designer who studied with Brian Fergus, Bob Danielson and Carl Perazzo. He has collaborated (in some way) with Rent Romus, The Splatter Trio, David Slusser, Ernesto Diaz-Infante, LX Rudis, Fear of Math and Tom Nunn. 'Nihil Communication' is his ongoing solo project, combining reconfigured samples, digital processing, unique instruments and additive analog synthesis. He's influenced by Witold Lutoslawksi, Lustmord, The Splatter Trio, Negativland, AMM, Morbid Life Society, Cecil Taylor, Curtis Mayfield, Miguel "anga" Diaz, John Coltrane and too many others to mention.

"...runs the gamut from frazzled plink and skitter to shifting atmospheric synth tones."   --  Edward Gray, The Independent Mind

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Overthruster Track 27 (from Crushing the Russian Renaissance)

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VOICES IN THE WILDERNESS: Dissenting Soundscapes and Songs of G.W.'s America

STOP THE WAR! Created out of the anxiety & disillusionment of Bush's reelection on November 3, 2004. This CD of 26 artists transcends music genres & ideologies with the common purpose of dissent towards the Bush regime. END THE WAR IN IRAQ! "Perfect reminder that we must not forget this madness" Tom Sekowski, Gaz-Eta

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RUDIS/CUSTODIO/DIAZ-INFANTE: Crashing The Russian Renaissance

From three of SF's leading experimental/new music purveyors, in some seriously adventurous compositions for electronics & guitar. "This recording is radical and often extreme" Steven Loewy, All Music Guide

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