The Advent vs Industrialyzer

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The Advent vs Industrialyzer

Longtime advocates of sonic terrorism even before banding together as the Advent in 1993, Cisco Ferreira and Colin McBean’s assault on conventional techno flourished in part because of abundant glimpses into related styles, from electro and hip-hop to techno.
Cisco’s career began more or less after leaving school (1986)..
He studied Sound Enginnering for 3 years @ Paddington College and worked/intern as a sound engineer for ZOLOU STUDIOS/THE WALL.. Which is also where one of the 1st Uk House/Techno Labels was based.. Jack Trax Records!!!.. They ended up booking him for several sessions working with artists from the label – Derrick May, Fingers Inc, Adonis, Marshall Jefferson, Jazzy M..His other sound engineering credits at the time include Carl Macintosh AKA Loose Ends, Bang the Party & Shock Sound System (Ashley Beadle)…featuring Corol leming, P.I.L., Robert Plant, sly dunbar, Maxi Priest..

Collaborations with Jay Denham for Bio Rhythms 2 & KCL PROJECT- Network Records, K.C.C.- Azuli Records, Manuel & Clive – ITP Records & Warp Records.

Solo releases include.. The 1988 New Beat classic ” Space Opera” (electro wave) & also The Project on R&S Records – Belgium…
The eponymously titled Cisco Ferreira EP on Fragile Records (FRG01.), and co productions with CJ Bolland on The 4th Sign LP / “Mantra, Camarage, Nightbreed” and Live At Universe for R&S Records.. Mundo Musique, Robert Leiner, Salt Tank, Mental Overdrive & Keith Franklin (SLF)…

In 1994 Cisco signed to Internal Recordings (FFRR) and formed The Advent with ex Partner Colin Mc Bean (A.K.A….MR.G). Since then he has released a series of Albums, remixes & EP’s that have combined the best elements of Techno,House & Electro Music,

The Saga continues….

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No need for introduction when it comes to Industrialyzer, In our humble opinion, Ricardo is single handedly responsible for re-booting the Techno sound after his collaborations with Cisco from the Advent made him what he is today, a non stop techno machine , His sound could be described as Minimal, but Dirty and Fast, Heavy but clean and bursting with crazy production and musical ideas, he have sent crowds wild all over the globe.
No need for introduction when it comes to Industrialyzer, In our humble opinion, Ricardo is single handedly responsible for re-booting the Techno sound after his collaborations with Cisco from the Advent made him what he is today, a non stop techno machine , His sound could be described as Minimal, but Dirty and Fast, Heavy but clean and bursting with crazy production and musical ideas, he have sent crowds wild all over the globe. With releases on Drumcode, MBElektronics, Kombination Research ,1605, Bush records, Credo, Mote Envolver, Patterns, and remixes for , Umek, Green Velvet, The Advent, Pig&Dan, Alex Bau, Tom Hades, A.paul, will show his diversity in sound . Ricardo Rodrigues was born and raised in Lisbon, Portugal. At an early age of 14, inspired by his fathers profession, started taking guitar classes. Two intense years later, he would already give classes in scales and music theory to young talent. Over the years to come, Ricardo joined several bands and performed at bars, concerts and festivals. At the age of 17 he would discover his true love to be electronic music. Starting as a bedroom DJ, he gradually started performing in Portuguese clubs as well. In 2000, Ricardo moves to The Netherlands to take a course in electronic music production. Amazed by the local techno scene, the decision to be made was quite simple: he decided to stay. New doors would open in 2003, when he became second at the I Love Techno DJ contest, and then again in 2005, by winning the Dance Parade Rotterdam DJ contest. Parallel, Ricardo was also busy producing. He advanced and refined his sound, which didnt come unnoticed. In 2007 Cisco Ferreira aka The Advent discovers Ricardos talent and take him to a whole other level , together they formed the act the advent & industrialyzer and a few months later They started Codeworks which would with its first release immediately prove to be successful—selling out in one week in 2010 Advance Intelligence was born, a new digital label specially made for the softer ideas of the partners in crime truly they’re sound became to be an inspiration for artists to follow.