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Underground musician Rosa Arruti has worked for many years under the anonymous alias NAD SPIRO, a solo venture where complex processed guitars are built into a world of spectral textures and SOUND FICTIONS >

ALBUMS _ Her recordings have been released on the prestigious Spanish experimental label GEOMETRIK RECORDS and other imprints like Farpoint Recordings (IE) or Sloow Tapes (BE), with contributions to compilations like “The Laptop and Electronic Music” (Contemporary Music Review, Edinburgh) or Silent Records label relaunch cd (San Francisco). DISCOGRAFIA

COL.LAB _ Member of some of Barcelona’s cult underground bands (MohoChemie, Tendre Tembles, Psicópatas del Norte…) she has collaborated with other experimentalists like  My Cat is an Alien, Mark Pilkington, Marcin Dymiter, Kim Cascone…

+ACTIVITY _ Spiro has also developed: site specific projects (Valparaiso harbour), mutant soundscapes (eXtensions of You), live soundtracks (Xcèntric cinema) and radio pieces (Radiophrenia, The Neon Hospice, Spectra Symposium, Dark Outside fm…). Her workshop on “Sonic Camouflage” was part of the educational program at the Fundació Miró museum (2005-06).

AUDIO ART_Her audio compositions have been presented at sound exhibitions including: PUSTKA I CISZA (Vacío y Silencio) Ins. Cervantes Varsovia / AUDIOSPHERE Museo Reina Sofía Madrid

RESIDENCIES _ The GuestHouse, Sirius Arts Center, Sonoscopia, RCYC Revisited…



Nad Spiro’s music and sounds have been presented at international festivals of advanced music :

Avantgarde, Hamburg, 2008
 Avant Fest, Cork, 2012
 SONAR, Barcelona, 2000
 Fuga Jurásica, Buenos Aires, 2007
 Rotterdam Cultural Capital, 2001
 Experimentaclub+Limb0, Montevideo, 2009
 Where’s the Love, Lisboa, 2005
 Sounds from a Safe Harbour, Cork, 2015
 Acéfalofest, Puerto de Valparaíso, Bienal Chilena Arquitectura-Urbanismo 2017
 Bienal de Arte de Zamora, 2008
 Musica Ex Machina, Bilbao, 2002
 Nonologic, Barcelona, 2010
 Arte-Oído, Madrid, 2012
 Off-Hz, Valencia, 2014
La terraza Magnética, LCE Madrid, 2015
Sonikas, Madrid, 2017
Zarata Bilbao 2018 / Zarata Madrid 2019
Phonos Fundació-Festival de Tardor, Bcn 2020 

Apart from dazzling museums like Guggenhein-Bilbao, Museo de Ciencias Naturales-Buenos Aires or Caixa Forum-Madrid … she finds her element in the alternative European circuit, @ legendary venues like Stubnitz Motorship (Rotterdam 2001), Hör Bar (Hamburg), Zdb (lisboa), Extrapool (Nijmegen), Faust’s Farm (Schiphorst) or London’s Club Integral.

thanks MK IBAÑEZ  for spectral images on this site