Sustainer

Sustainer

Real Name:
Alex Alarcón
Profile:
Alex Alarcon aka SUSTAINER, born Barcelona, 1975.
Asked for a drum kit at the age of 7, but got a toy synthesizer from his aunt, which he immediately used to imitate Italo-Disco tracks. At the age of 16, he bought a guitar equipped with sound-effects devices.

He then bought his first modern instruments, namely a synthesizer, a sampler and an Atari. He was already almost exclusively listening to electronic music: from dubby to experimental, from Barcelona to Berlin, and from fast to slow. His output grew and grew, as initial live gigs followed, both in clubs and at experimental music festivals.

Today, he focuses entirely on producing. His music is light, quiet and enchantingly vivacious, its straight bass drum, softly driving drum sounds, chords and clicks all producing club and pop-oriented music.
(summarized from Italic website)
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Sustainer Discography Tracks

Albums

Sustainer Cuántico (Album) Italic, Italic Germany 2003 Sell This Version
TSR008 Sustainer Taps(CDr, Album, Ltd) Tessellate Recordings TSR008 UK 2015 Sell This Version
045 Sustainer Medicina (eilean 48)(CDr, Album, Ltd, Num) Eilean Rec. 045 France 2016 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

BMD002 Sustainer Monocromo EP(3xFile, MP3, EP, 320) Biomechanics BMD002 Slovenia 2008
Sustainer Puerto EP (EP) ++sensor Spain 2009
Sustainer Ciclope EP (EP) Ipologica Recordings Italy 2009

Miscellaneous

THN110 Sustainer Vapor(4xFile, MP3, 320) Thinner THN110 Germany 2009
Sustainer Vertice Escala Netlabel Spain 2010
at030 Sustainer Distancia(2xFile, MP3) Audiotalaia at030 Spain 2010
Miga40 Sustainer Cromosoma(4xFile, MP3, 320) Miga Miga40 Spain 2010