Fernando Aponte

Profile:
New York based recording, mixing engineer, producer and writer, born in Maracaibo, Venezuela.
Aponte began piano and music theory studies at age 12 and later obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Music Composition while taking additional courses in electronic music and recording at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, graduating in 1986.
Living in New York since 1990, he was staff engineer at Platinum Island Studios and Axis Studios before becoming a freelance engineer.
Over the years he has recorded and worked with notable musicians such as Ryuichi Sakamoto, Jaques Morelenbaum, Paula Morelenbaum, Tito Puente, Arto Lindsay, Salif Keita, George Benson, Marc Ribot, Masters at Work, C+C Music Factory, The Tokyo NHK Orchestra, amongst others.
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Remix

ZEN 1267 Fernando Aponte - Anger / Grief album art Ryuichi Sakamoto Anger (Original Movement Edit By Fernando Aponte) Ryuichi Sakamoto - Anger / Grief (Single) Ninja Tune ZEN 1267 UK 1998 Sell This Version
75026 CD Fernando Aponte - AH - ReMiKSiS album art Splattercell Chrysanthemum (Fernando Aponte Remix) Splattercell - AH - ReMiKSiS(CD) 75 Ark 75026 CD US 2000 Sell This Version

Vocals

9362-41196-2 Fernando Aponte - Bye Bye Baby album art Madonna Madonna - Bye Bye Baby(CD, Single, RP) Sire, Warner Bros. Records, Maverick 9362-41196-2 Europe 1997 Sell This Version
TOCT-9873 Fernando Aponte - Lucy album art Taeko Onuki* Taeko Onuki* - Lucy(CD, Album) Eastworld TOCT-9873 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
MFJP-1008 Fernando Aponte - Sound Museum album art Towa Tei Everything We Do Is Music (as FA) Towa Tei - Sound Museum (Album) Elektra, Akashic Records, EastWest Japan MFJP-1008 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
3984-23132-2 Fernando Aponte - Sound Museum & Stupid Fresh album art Towa Tei Everything We Do Is Music (as FA) Towa Tei - Sound Museum & Stupid Fresh(CD, Album + CD, Album + Comp) EastWest, Akashic Records 3984-23132-2 Europe 1998 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

0777 7 89098 2 8 Fernando Aponte - Wild Palms album art Ryuichi Sakamoto Ryuichi Sakamoto - Wild Palms(CD, Album) Capitol Records 0777 7 89098 2 8 Europe 1993 Sell This Version
FLCG-3004 Fernando Aponte - Future Listening! album art Towa Tei La Douce Vie (Amai Seikatsu) and 2 more… Towa Tei - Future Listening! (Album) Güt, For Life Records FLCG-3004 Japan 1994 Sell This Version
7559-66079-0 Fernando Aponte - Luv Connection album art Towa Tei Featuring Joi Cardwell, Vivien Sessoms* Towa Tei Featuring Joi Cardwell, Vivien Sessoms* - Luv Connection(12") Elektra 7559-66079-0 Germany 1995 Sell This Version
162 155-2 Fernando Aponte - Snake Eyes (Music From The Motion Picture) album art Ryuichi Sakamoto Ryuichi Sakamoto - Snake Eyes (Music From The Motion Picture) (Album) Hollywood Records 162 155-2 UK & Europe 1998 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

31458 0141 1 Fernando Aponte - Seems You're Much Too Busy album art Vertical Hold Seems You're Much Too Busy (House Appeal Mix) Vertical Hold - Seems You're Much Too Busy(12", Maxi) A&M Records 31458 0141 1 US 1993 Sell This Version
C2 0777 7 89098 2 8 Fernando Aponte - Wild Palms album art Ryuichi Sakamoto Ryuichi Sakamoto - Wild Palms (Album) Capitol Records C2 0777 7 89098 2 8 Canada 1993 Sell This Version
TOCT-8010 Fernando Aponte - Technodon album art Yellow Magic Orchestra Yellow Magic Orchestra - Technodon (Album) Eastworld TOCT-8010 Japan 1993 Sell This Version
FLCG-3004 Fernando Aponte - Future Listening! album art Towa Tei Amai Seikatu (Là Douce Vie) and 2 more… Towa Tei - Future Listening! (Album) Güt, For Life Records FLCG-3004 Japan 1994 Sell This Version
66098-2 Fernando Aponte - Luv Connection album art Towa Tei Towa Tei - Luv Connection(CD, Maxi) Elektra 66098-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
FLCG-3024 Fernando Aponte - Güt Güt album art Various Luv Connection (Towa's Radio Edit) Various - Güt Güt(CD, Comp) Güt, For Life Records FLCG-3024 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
HR-62155-2 Fernando Aponte - Snake Eyes (Music From The Motion Picture) album art Ryuichi Sakamoto Ryuichi Sakamoto - Snake Eyes (Music From The Motion Picture)(CD, Album) Hollywood Records HR-62155-2 US 1999 Sell This Version
FLCG-3042 Fernando Aponte - Complete Index Of Güt album art Ryuichi Sakamoto Tango Ryuichi Sakamoto - Complete Index Of Güt(3xHDCD, Album + HDCD + Box, Comp, Ltd) Güt, For Life Records FLCG-3042 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
none Fernando Aponte - Organika album art Blueberry (2) Buy O Life Blueberry (2) - Organika(CD, Album) The Shaz Records none US 2007 Sell This Version
RZCM-46624~5 Fernando Aponte - UTAU album art Ryuichi Sakamoto, Taeko Onuki* Tango Ryuichi Sakamoto, Taeko Onuki* - UTAU(2xCD, Album) Commmons RZCM-46624~5 Japan 2010 Sell This Version
RZBM-46947 Fernando Aponte - UTAU Live In Tokyo 2010 A Project Of Taeko Onuki & Ryuichi Sakamoto album art Taeko Onuki*, Ryuichi Sakamoto Tango Taeko Onuki*, Ryuichi Sakamoto - UTAU Live In Tokyo 2010 A Project Of Taeko Onuki & Ryuichi Sakamoto(DVD-V, NTSC, 16:) Commmons RZBM-46947 Japan 2011 Sell This Version
WPCL-11965 Fernando Aponte - 94-14 album art Towa Tei Luv Connection and 1 more… Towa Tei - 94-14(CD, Comp, RM) Warner Music Japan WPCL-11965 Japan 2014 Sell This Version
TOCT-6691 Fernando Aponte - Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) album art Ryuichi Sakamoto Ryuichi Sakamoto - Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)(CD, Album, RP) Eastworld TOCT-6691 Japan Unknown Sell This Version

Production

102-07565 Fernando Aponte - De Frente album art Ankla (2) Ankla (2) - De Frente(LP, Album) Top Hits 102-07565 Venezuela 1989 Sell This Version
74321 18031-2 Fernando Aponte - Little Buddha (Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) album art Ryuichi Sakamoto Ryuichi Sakamoto - Little Buddha (Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album) Milan 74321 18031-2 Europe 1993 Sell This Version