Born Javier Blasco Martos 11 December 1981 Reus Spain. Currently living in Gothenburg Sweden. 


Composer, sound designer, producer, DJ, performer and improviser thrives on breaking down musical barriers through creative, interdisciplinary projects. His works has enriched many performing art projects at the Swedish cultural scene in recent years. Cha has an upgoing interest on spacial sonic research, data sonification, programming  and algorithmic composition; as in philosophy, decentralized systems, and arts.

 

Currently, Blasco has released his new brand album Urania with features performances by Pat Mastelotto (King Crimson, Mr Mister) and Jamal Moore (Ariana Grande, Usher, Cee Lo Green) among others, and mixed and co-produced by Adrian Benavides (Komara, Daughtry).

Education

  • Creative Electronics (Los Angeles, USA) /  2018
    Playback Engineering and Performance Designer
     
  • Stanford University (USA) /  2016 - 2018
    Programming Max: Structuring Interactive Software for Digital Arts
     
  • Jazz & Contemporary Music School (Spain) /  2001 - 2005
    Music theory, piano and improvisation
     

 

Creative works
2018

  • Teater Eksem - Jag Vill Se Stjärnorna: performance / dance / theater (Sweden)
    Composer, music producer, sound design, programmer and performer
     
  • MO(R)D: performance / dance (Sweden)
    Composer, music producer and sound design
     
  • Puls Meditation: meditation / yoga / electronic music (Sweden)
    Project leader, sound design, composition and music production



     

2018 - 2009

  • Numerous Dj sessions around Spain, Argentina and Sweden as Dj Cha Me Suena


     

2017

  • Non-Topia - VORTEX: performance / dance (Sweden)
    Composer, sound design, performer, and touring (Sweden and Newcastle, UK)
     
  • Ida Lod CreativeCenter - Ofelia Reversed: performance-musical / theater (Sweden)
    Co-writer, arrangements, sound design, producer, live-technician and touring
     
  • Content curator/editor at Ello, The Creators Network 
     
  • Teater Eksem - Föräldraskapet: performance / theater / dance (Sweden)
    Composer, sound design, producer, live-technician and touring
     
  • Big Wind - Kullerbagge: dance / theater (Sweden)
    Live-technician and touring
     
  • CMS-SK: Dj + Vj collaboration with femenist-duo visual artists Studiokalejdo
     
  • Puls Meditation: meditation / yoga / electronic music (Sweden)
    Project leader, sound design, composition and music production


     

2016

  • Cha Blasco. LP & singles release: UraniaNew Playlist and Broken Toys
    Co-writer, co-producer, multi-instrumentalist, sound design, arrangements, sound engineering, performer
     
  • Joins Svenska ljudkonstföreningen (Swedish Sound Art Association)
     
  • Annika Vestel Scenkonst - Cracked: performance / dance (Sweden + Norway)
    Composer, sound design, audio software development, live-technician and touring (Sweden and Norway)
     
  • Remix for American artist Cédric Theys (USA)
    Co-writer, sound design, producer, mixing and mastering
     
  • Teater Eksem - Föräldraskapet: performance / theater / dance (Sweden)
    Composer, sound design, producer, live-technician and touring
     
  • Benedikte Esperi Dansverk - The Knife Wife: live-improvisation performance (Sweden)
    Performer, composer, producer and sound design

     

 

2015

 

 

2014

  • Joins Unstable Electronic Systems (Sweden)
    Workshop & performance at Skogen, Gothenburg

     

 

2013

  • Cha Blasco. Compilation album release: Soundtracks Vol I
    Composer, producer, arrangements, and mixing
     
  • Concerts & festivals as Cha Blasco
     
  • Irka Kratz - It Breakfast: short film 2D animation (Ukraine)
    Composer, sound design, producer
     
  • LBS Kreativa Gymnasiet Borås: lecture / teaching (Sweden)
    Inspiration, creativity and self-motivation techniques; with photographer AnnaCarin Isaksson

     

 

2012

  • Cha Blasco. LP release: Distortions
    Composer, producer, arrangements, mixing, performer
     
  • First shows as solo artist, Cha Blasco
     
  • Attackätt. Live-improvisation: shows & festivals (Spain)
    Composer, multi-instrumentalist, performer and improviser
     
  • Anna García - John Doe: short film / video art  (Spain)
    Composer, sound design, producer and performer
     
  • Cristina Serra Juncosa - Adéu sol... és l'hora: video art (Spain)
    Composer, sound design, producer
     
  •  Le Mask Studio - 7 de Noviembre: short film (Spain)
     Composer, sound design, producer 

 

 

2011

  • Cristina Serra Juncosa (Spain)
    - Espai No Vist: short film 
    Composer, sound design, producer and performer

    - Flux Trepat: video-art 
    Composer, sound design, producer

     
  • KalistäcK. Performance: shows & festivals (Spain)
    Composer, sound design, performer, live-improvisation
     

 
 

2010

  • Bastian Films - Matagatos: short film (Spain)
    Composer, sound design, producer
     
  • Dora Pessoa - Ceci n'est pas: short film (Brazil)
    Composer, sound design, produce
     
  • REC Festival Internacional de Cinema. ​First music for a commercial (Spain)
    Composer, sound design, producer
     
  • KalistäcK. Performance: founded, shows & festivals (Spain)
    Composer, sound design, performer, live-improvisation
     
  • Attackätt. Live-improvisation: shows & festivals (Spain)
    Composer, multi-instrumentalist, performer and improviser
     
  • TV3 (Spain)
    Appears on TV-program Territoris en xarxa as creative artist (Spain)

     

 

2010 - 1997

  • Brainworm. Music band: shows & festivals (Spain)
    Composer, co-producer, performer


     

2009

  • Cristina Santa Criteria - Lucid Dreaming: first soundtrack for a short film (Spain)
    Composer, sound design, producer
     
  • Attackätt. Live-improvisation: founded, shows & festivals (Spain)
    Composer, performer, sound design, producer, live-improvisation
     
  • Brainworm. EP release: XX
    Co-writer, co-producer and  performer
     
  • Benecé Produccions (Spain)
    - INGRID: film 
    Actor / artist

    - Enredados: documentary about INGRID film
    Composer, sound design, producer

     

 

2007

  • Joins bands Gana and Spy Light: shows & festivals (Spain)
    Co-writer, performer
     
  • Starts run own music studio
     

 
 

2001 - 2005

  • Studies music and piano in Jazz & Contemporary Music School (Spain)
     
  • Beginning experiment with electro-acoustic music

 

 

1998

  • Brainworm. LP release: Brainworm
    Co-writer, co-producer
     
  • First compositions
     
  • Begins learning DJ & turn-table techniques

     

 

1997

  • Joins Brainworm band
     
  • Starts playing keyboards, synths, samplers and drum machines

     

 

1981

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Photography: AnnaCarin Isaksson

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