This past Friday Rodriguez Jr. and Liset Alea spent the day at Bridges For Music Academy in Tanga / South Africa, sharing their knowledge and music insights with students.
At the end of the class the pair then hopped on the decks and mic and improvised with the students.
RJLA spent an afternoon at the Soundcloud Headquarters in Berlin recording parts for their track “Part The Sea”. Sometimes things can begin in the most unsuspected ways…
Drawing on previous collaborations together, new and original single ‘Radio’ is a reflection of both artists musical appetites. Alongside ‘Radio’ Jr. and Alea include ‘Radian’, initially released by Rodriguez on his ‘Baobab’ album, Alea and him re-recorded the track during their cliff-top live performance for Cercle; Alea’s vocals elevating Rodriguez’s highly complex and technical melodies to new places.
Extensive summer tour announced, including concerts in France, Spain, Brazil, Belgium … Catch them where you can!
Cuban by birth and best known as the lead singer of Nouvelle Vague, Liset Alea is a renaissance woman who has lived a thousand lives. From her early days of signing with Warner Music Mexico while still a teen, to studying at the New School Jazz Conservatory in NYC. From working fulltime as a songwriter for EMI and more recently, joining club producer Rodriguez Jr. for an exciting new live project. Liset’s musical history is as illustrious as it is international.
A product of South Of France, between Nîmes and Montpellier far from any big city, Olivier Mateu grew up on the seaside during the 1990s where he oscillated between piano lessons and electronic music parties…
In cooperation with Cercle we will do a very special live show broadcast on the 28th of August at 8pm CET from a secret location in the Normandie / France... no audience except you if you tune in: just nature, Rodriguez Jr., a bunch of synthesizers, camera drones and Nouvelle Vague´s singer, Liset Alea! Live on Cercle and on Rodriguez Jr. Facebook page from 8pm...