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As Poncho Kingz:

-Plan de contingencia
-Buena Onda Chilling Club

Argy Rakys (Songs from the end of time)

As Picotropico:

A week in a life



FRANCISCO AZPIRI (Pico or Picotropico)

Keyboard player, song writer, producer & DJ

-Born in Mexico City 1972

-Firts Band AREA 1988

-Creates Poncho Kingz in 1997, and record the first professional album ¨PLAN DE CONTINGENCIA¨, recorded in NY under the production of Didi Gutman (Brazilain Girls) at the Jimmy Hendrix Studio ELECTRIC LADY, Mixed by Dave O´Donell (Bee Gees, Eric Clapton).

-Toured with the Poncho Kingz in Malaysia 2000-2001

-Lived in LA 2002-2003

-Tour Europe 2003

-2003 Start DJing

-DJ in Mexico in many venues and events and in USA (LA, NY), Europe (Barcelona, Madrid, Berlin)

-Remixed track from various artists

-Wrote & produced the music for PANORAMA (Juan Patricio Riveroll Film)

-Produced the PONCHO KINGZ second album (BUENA ONDA CHILLING CLUB) recorded at Mexico & LA and Mixed in NY by Hector Castillo (Phillip Glass, David Bowie, Bjork) at LOOKING GLASS STUDIO

-Wrote & produced the orginal music & score for LA NOCHE DE LAS FLORES (Adrian Burns Film, nominated for BEST FEAURE FICTION FILM at the GUADALAJARA FILM FESTIVAL 2012)

-Produced for Australian singer-songwritter MARK ARGERAKIS (Songs from the end of time album) recorded in mexico and Mixed in NY, album about to be released in Australia in 2012)

-Work with musicians such as BRAZILIAN GIRLS and BEBEL GILBERTO in NY

-As musician have performed in festivals such as: SXSW, (SOUTH BY SOUTH WEST Austin TX, USA), FUSION (Germany), VIVE LATINO, (Mexico city), GOLIATH (Mexico city, on the main stage with Black Eyed Peas, Thievery Corporation and Calle 13).

-DJ MUSIC STYLES: From Indie Dance to Tech House.

Breakbeat, indie dance, house, deep house & tech house are the styles that PICOTROPICO put in the blender to give you a variety of grooves, always with a funk final touch on almost every track he spins on his DJ set. Its music that you can listen or dance to, that goes from slow & sexy to faster and intense, all depending on the different moods that different parties have to offer. With some tracks more melodic than others, as a musician, he try to find the right instruments and vocals to keep a compete balance between his influences which goes from rock to funk and hip hop, to techno and other electronic styles.
Eclec-tronic music as he defines it.

Picotropico just finished his first solo project be released in 2012 titled A WEEK IN A LIFE, mixed by Hector Castillo in NY and mastered by DAVE MCNEIL, the album explore several electronic rhytms from indie dance, nu funk to deep house & techno.