Francisco López (musician)

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Francisco López
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Francisco López in 2008
Background information
Birth name Francisco López
Born 1964
Origin Madrid, Spain
Genres Experimental music
Musique concrète
Sound art
Noise music
Occupation(s) Musician
Sound artist
Years active 1982–present

Francisco López is an avant-garde experimental musician and sound artist.

He has released a large amount of sound pieces with record labels from more than fifty countries and realized hundreds of concerts and sound installations worldwide; including some of the main international museums, galleries and festivals, such as: P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center (New York City), London Institute of Contemporary Arts, Paris Museum of Modern Art, National Auditorium of Music, Reina Sofia Museum of Modern Art, Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Sónar, Darwin Fringe festival, Kitakyūshū city art museum.

He made a double sonic intervention created for the Spanish Pavilion of the Expo 2008.[1]

In 2006, López won the First Prize for the Sound Art Competition of the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León.[2] He has received honorable mention of the Prix Ars Electronica on three occasions[3](1999, 2002, 2007) and is the recipient of the Qwartz Award 2010 for best sound anthology.

He is director and curator of the sound archive SONM.[4]

Selected discography[edit]

The following is a partial discography, from the more than 200 releases by Francisco López.


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