Carlos Rodríguez (musician)
Carlos Rodríguez in 2010.
|Birth name||Carlos Damián Rodríguez|
|Also known as||Nekro, Il Carlo, BBK, Boom Boom Kid, Voom Vaan Kinder, El Principito hardcore|
13 January 1972 |
|Genres||Alternative rock, hard rock, melodic hardcore, thrash metal|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, songwriter, producer, artist|
|Associated acts||Fun People, Boom Boom Kid|
Carlos Damián Rodríguez (13 January 1972) is an Argentinean musician, artist and songwriter, famous as part of the alternative rock band Fun People and who is currently in the band Boom Boom Kid. Also known by various aliases as: Nekro, Boom Boom Kid, and Il Carlo. He has released several CDs, DVDs, records and books.
Born in Campana, Argentina, he has been a vegetarian since the age 17. His first concert was on 26 July 1989. In 1995, he released the record Anestesia and went on tour with the band Fun People, made up by Carlos Rodríguez (vocals), Lucas Elizald Sequeira (guitar), Dario López (bass), Marcelo Vidal (drums). His works are translated into Spanish and English, and in many cases both interchangeably. He also performs acoustic solo shows playing the guitar.
He appears in many of his videos. In the song "Brick by Brick" holding a sign with the legend: "Fuck art! let's rock", or singing in "I do" which was retransmitted by the MTV and the song "I don't mind" transmitted by MuchMusic.
- 1995, Fun People, Anesthesia
- 1997, Fun People, Kum Kum
- 1997, Fun People, Todo niño sensible sabrá de qué estamos hablando
- 1998, Fun People, The Fun People Experience
- 1999, Fun People, The Art(e) of Romance.
- 1999, Fun People, Gori & Nekro – Golden hits
- 2000, Fun People, Angustia no, no
- 2001, Boom Boom Kid, Okey Dokey
- 2004, Boom Boom Kid, Smiles from Chapanoland
- 2006, Boom Boom Kid, The many many moods of Boom Boom Kid.
- 2007, Boom Boom Kid, Wasabi
- 2007, Boom Boom Kid, Espontáneos Momentos De 2x2 Es 16 Odas Al Dada Tunes
- 2009, Boom Boom Kid, Frisbee
- 2010, Boom Boom Kid, Colección verano 2010
- 2011, Boom Boom Kid, Muy Frisbee
- 2012, Boom Boom Kid, Libro absurdo
- Rock.com.ar. "Boom Boom Kid – foto" (in Spanish).
- Rolling Stone. "Hardcore sonriente y activo" (in Spanish).
- Fun People. "Aneshesia" (in Spanish).
- Rosario Rock. "Entrevista Boom Boom Kid" (in Spanish).
- Youtube. "Brick by Brick" (in Spanish).
- Terra. "Boom Boom Kid habla de Fun People y del show de Bad Religion" (in Spanish).
- This article draws heavily on the in the Spanish-language Wikipedia, which was accessed in the version of 10/2013.
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