Aviador Dro

Aviador Dro, short for El Aviador Dro y sus Obreros Especializados (Aviator Dro and His Specialized Workers), is a synthpop and electronic music band from Spain, formed in Madrid in 1979[1].

Aviador Dro
Background information
OriginMadrid, Spain
GenresSynthpop, Electronic music, Pop music
Years active1979–present
LabelsLa Fábrica Magnética (1990-1994), Lollipop (1997-1999), Cosmos (1999-2001), Subterfuge Records (2001-2007), PIAS Spain (2007- ?)
Websitewww.aviadordro.es

The band

The group was founded by schoolmates Arturo Lanz and Servando Carballar in 1979, when they published an ad in a magazine requesting musicians who liked Throbbing Gristle, Cabaret Voltaire, and The Residents, to join them.

They were part of the Movida Madrileña. In 1982 they created Dro Records, a Spanish independent label. Some of their best known songs are : Nuclear, sí (Nuclear, yes), La televisión es nutritiva (TV is nutritive), Selector de frecuencias (Selector of frecuencies) or La Zona Fantasma (The Phantom Zone)

Quotes

"It is necessary to assimilate the systematized sense of the life to be able to be happy" (1979)

"The human being will disappear. Even more, it is necessary to annihilate it to pass to a mechanical state. In this state, there won't be individual freedom, the collective freedom will only exist. Neither there will be problems because each man-machine will be properly programmed and we will all be happy." (1979)

Band members

  • Biovac N (Servando Carballar): vocals, synthesizer, programming
  • Arcoiris (Marta Cervera): keyboards
  • ATAT (Ismael Contreras): keyboards, guitar
  • CTA 102 (Alejandro Sacristán): vocals
  • Genocider/Genocyber F15 (Mario Gil): keyboards

Discography

  • Alas sobre el Mundo (1982)
  • Síntesis (1983)
  • Tesis (1983)
  • Cromosomas Salvajes (1985)
  • Ciudadanos del Imperio (1986)
  • Ingravidez (1988)
  • Héroes de los 80 (1990)
  • Trance (1991)
  • Cyberiada—Live (1997)
  • Materia Oscura (1998)
  • Ópera Científica (1999)
  • Vano Temporal (1999)
  • Mecanisburgo (2001)
  • Ultimátum a la Tierra (2004)
  • Confía en tus Máquinas (2004)
  • Candidato Futurista (2007)
  • Yo, Cyborg (2009)
  • La voz de la Ciencia (2012)


See also

References

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