Other things I’ve been involved in

  • 2009-present: album cover illustration and design for jazz, fusion, experimental, and progressive artists.
  • 2016-present: production of solo and collaborative music projects with Don’t Disturb (J.C.D.Samper) and Francisco Valdivia.
  • 2014-present: production of Nova-Donna branding tools. Along with wife Naomi Niles.
  • 2013: production of Epokka paper tools for creative people. Along with wife Naomi Niles.
  • 2010-2012: publishing of illustration books “Kooky Pets” and “Glimpses from the mummified Wood”.
  • 2010: opening of branding agency ShiftFWD in Seattle. Along with wife Naomi Niles.
  • 2008-2013: production of illustrated short stories.
  • 2003: production of experimental and electro-acoustic music “Kotanoise”, including live appearance at Madrid’s Radar Electronic Sound bar.
  • 2002: Opening of design and illustration agency Intuitive Designs in Madrid, along with my wife, designer Naomi Niles. Working extensively for the electronic music scene.
  • 2000-2007: photo reports for electronic and alternative music festivals, concerts and clubs.
  • 2000-2007: Intuitive Music. International portal dedicated to the support of electronic, experimental and alternative music. One of the first international music portals, with +500.000 visits per month. It featured one the first social media communities “Intuitive People” (2000), including chat and personal profiles, and a guide of music artists including 500+ bio files. Along with wife Naomi Niles.
  • 1998-1999: production of electronic music project “Virus” with guitarist Pablo Chavarri. Publishing of EP “The Rhythm Can’t Be Wrong”.
  • 1997-1998: production in London of solo electronic music album “Thru”.
  • 1995-1997: production of solo album “Open”.
  • 1994-1995: music production with fusion and rock bands Experience and The Rehearsals.
  • 1993: production of live show “The Secret Door of Professor Kotanoise” featuring Lali Belza (keyboards) and myself (Irish harp, vocals).
  • 1992: Work as stage manager for the Spanish Compañía Nacional de Teatro Clásico (Miguel Narros) and Escuela Superior de Canto.
  • 1991-1995: production of fusion music works, including the works “El Vuelo del Miniaturista”, “First Feathers” and Christmas music.
  • 1990-1994: publishing in Madrid of “Topographic Sounds”, a music fanzine dedicated to progressive rock. Interviews with Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman (YES) and Steve Hackett (Genesis).
  • 1990-1991: collection of illustration pieces.
  • 1988-1989: collection of surreal pop art paintings.
  • 1987-1988: collection of illustrated poems and song lyrics.
  • 1987-1990: production of ceramic pieces.
  • 1987-1988: collection of etching engravings.
  • 1985-1991: album cover design, merchandising, logo and stage design for rock bands (Ty-Jir, Pánico en el Teléfono, Críptas de Nunk, Laberinto).
  • 1985-1987: music production for progressive rock band Ty-Jir.
  • 1985-1986: first illustration works exhibited in Madrid.
  • 1983-1985: publishing in Madrid of “SYN”, a fanzine dedicated to support progressive rock and alternative music. Interviews with J.J. Palacios “Tele” (Triana), Manolo Martinez (Medina Azahara), Michael Huygen (Neuronium).