ALEPH AGUIAR

"Music is the longest and most exciting journey of my life"

NOMONOCHROME

Nomonochrome Original music. Sound design. Audio post-production Film about Jaime Gili’s work www.jaimegili.org www.nomonochrome.com "From the onset, the team at Breaking Waves understood the idea we wanted for our Art Car project video. They then applied their brilliance and creativity to complete a great video piece that you want to watch (and listen to) again and again. The three parts of the video have a distinctive character, yet there is wholeness to it without easy tricks or catchy tunes, just sheer applied musical art. Despite working from three different locations, they adapted and even lead the team when they had to. Brilliant." Jaime Gili (Visual Artist). Gili is an artist known for expanding painting beyond its traditional limits. His work encompasses canvass, but also large walls in private and public buildings. In this occasion we were approached by Jaime to give form to the sound for the film Nomonochrome, a short documentary about his new classic cars series project. It was important for us not only to support and complement the visuals of the film, but also to translate Jaime’s style of painting and imagery into sounds. His multicultural roots, the sharp lines of his work and the colour palette; had to be reflected in the music and sound design throughout the piece to fully represent the extent of his art. This inspired us to choose varied musical genres and instrumentation to be chosen, as well as its implementation. Why are cars always monochrome? The viewer doesn’t have to move, the work moves. We could say that a painted car moving at speed is, effectively, kineticism.

HOT LOVE

Hot Love Original music. Sound design. Audio post-production Editorial film by Diana Gómez www.dianagomez.com “A love story I wanted to make into a short video by putting together references of the era, my characters, how they met, what they were doing, and how they fell in love. I approached Breaking Waves with the visuals and tracks I liked, and explained them the story. They came up with the most fantastic lyrics, music and sound design. They recorded the track live and added incredible effects to the film. They made something that really captures the sentiment of the characters and the darkness and excitement of their encounter.” Diana Gómez (Photographer) Diana approached us with this editorial film in order to give life and sound motion to her outstanding photography. Her passionate portraits, strong use of colours, fun narratives, and her vibrant shoots were all considered at the time of developing this piece. Her sound references all linked to original music of 70’s Rock artists and the only approach was to write, compose and perform an original piece of music reminiscent of that era. Our recordings process was live, with unpolished drums, bass and guitars. We wanted to present a powerful and raw material with direct lyrics. The sound design was used to describe the settings of mood and atmospheres presented in the piece and interact with the narration of the story. A couple meet in the streets of London after a night out and decide to stay together, becoming lovers and exploring the city until nightfall.