Headlights | by Manuel Mota

Manuel Mota

| 1970 | Lisbon | Portugal | Improviser | electric guitar

Public activity since 1989. Has performed in Europe and U.S.A. Between 1989 and 1997 he studies and experiments with prepared guitar, mainly acoustic. Since then his interests shifted to the development of a language for fingerstyle electric guitar. Works in a regular basis with bassist Margarida Garcia and trumpeter Sei Miguel (both collaborations since 1997) Funds the record label ‘Headlights’ in 1998.

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Manuel Mota

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SOLO GUITAR PLAYING

Recorded at Home in October 2006. (electric guitar on the 11th, acoustic guitar on the 14th). Mastered by André Gonçalves at the Etching Table. Headlights CDH 08/09

CD 1 Electric Guitar | CD 2 Acoustic Guitar

listen to Manuel Mota | Track 8 CD 1 – Electric Guitar

listen to Manuel Mota | Track 5 CD 2 – Acoustic Guitar

 

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Quartets

Manuel Mota – electric guitar | Fala Mariam – alto trombone w/fh mute | Margarida Garcia – electric upright bass | César Burago – carillon

Allmusic by Manuel Mota. Arranged and produced by Sei Miguel. Recorded (23.06.2003), engineered and mastered at Auditiv Studios by Rui Fingers. Photo by Gino Morandi. Headlights CDH 07

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Sings

Electric Guitar 1-9. Recorded in 2008. Limited Edition of 300 copies.

Thanks: Ana Teresa Ascensão, Bernardo Devlin, David Maranha, Margarida Garcia. Headlights CDH 11

 listen to Manuel Mota | Track 7

 

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Sei Miguel

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Sei Miguel – trumpet & direction | Fala Mariam – alto trombone | Manuel Mota – first guitar | Tiago Brandão – guitar | Margarida Garcia – twin | Monsieur Trinité – small percussion | César Burago – small percussion.

All music by Sei Miguel. Stage technician: Jorge Esteves. Rec technician: Manuela Calado. Master engineer: Pedro [a]lçada/ZOARK ST. Mr. PC: Mr. PC (Pedro Costa/short-road manager). Room for expression (literally): Luis Miguel Cintra. Hi there: Amandio Bastos. Cats photos: 2001 UKIYO-WITNESS. Dawn reviser: Marcia de Brito. Design: wash & go. Contemporary official patronage or sponsors: none. Performance night of July 3rd 2000 at Teatro Do Bairro Alto – lx. Produced by Sei Miguel. Headlights CDH 05

 

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RA CLOCK

ID 1: César Burago – urban gongs on a U gong | Sei Miguel – noon trumpet, evening trumpet | ID 2: Monsieur Trinité – african ‘soprano’ clay drum | Paulinho Russolo – b-b-Hammond organ – Fala Mariam – alto trombone and mouthpiece percussion | Sei Miguel – pocket trumpet and mouthpiece percussion. ID 3: Sei Miguel – upright piano | ID 4: water deity | ID 5: César Burago – wind gong (watchmaker) | Monsieur Trinité – percussion (metallic compounds) | Margarida Garcia – electric doublebass (pizz + bow) | Manuel Mota – guitar (three-sided wah pedal) | Fala Mariam – trombone (ET and straight muted) | Sei Miguel – trumpet (ET and straight muted).

All music by Sei Miguel SPA. Careful mix, remix and mastering by Pedro [a]lçada, ZOARK ST. August 2002. Produced by Sei Miguel. Photography 2002 ukiyo-witness. Design by washingmachine.produção de imagem. Headlights CDH 06

 

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