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There are two known artists performing under the name Modex. The first is an experimental electronic/IDM project of Rob Curulli (aka Pselodux, Rooftop Access, Thirds, and others) established in 1996. Modex’s style blends glitch beats, reverbed synths and occasional guitar and piano. Influences include Autechre, Ilkae, Nine Inch Nails, Tortoise, and Talk Talk.

The second Modex is a two-member band - Gaby and Martín V - that was created in Buenos Aires, Argentina, by midyear 2003. It is during that same year that Modex made its first appearances at clubs in Buenos Aires: very powerful and exciting shows - with a sound combinig the the late 70s and early 80s new wave/postpunk/disco punk atittude with the electro dancefloors that made them one of the most exciting live acts in argentina and southamerica! The use of synthetizers , Martin V sharp guitar sound and a riot vocal style with ironic and cynic lyrics from Gaby produce a stunning display of electro/disco punk and new wave that have became their trademark, enjoying success on the gig circuits as in the dancefloor. Modex have become a “must see” act in Argentina, Southamerica, Europe and a main player in the electronic & rock scene playing almost everywhere. Adding a great visual performance through exclusive designed videos by Barfuss ( www.barfuss.com.ar ) the impact of Modex on the electronic & rock scene reflected in the admiration of fans, and in the acknowledgement of critics and national and international artists. In 2003/4/5/6/7 they performed in various national & international festival (Codigo Pais (bs as), Cosquin Rock (Cba) , ElectroRock (Orfeo Superdomo, Cba), Estudio Abierto (bs as), Festival De Arte Electronico (Rosario), Verano 07 Planetario (bs as)) and toured Argentina, Chile (Blondie, Club Bizarre (Stgo de Chile) and Deck 00 (Valparaiso)) and Europe ( First Europe Tour with gigs in Club Evol (hosted by ladytron) Liverpool with Klaxons, School of Arts Glasgow, Rockers Inc 3 Berlin, Being Boiled (hosted by Client) at Notting Hills Arts Club London, Computer Blue London)…In October 2006 Modex first video for the track “Cellular Phone” directed by Barfuss is released with rotation in Mtv LA and Via-X Chile. In Mach 2007 they made a Mini Tour through Europe (Pre Large Tour), playing at Le Garage , Madrid , Spain, at the Inauguration Party of Tonstudio , Stuttgart, Germany 2 times in a row for press, Vip and Public and at Love & Hate Party at White Trash , Berlin, Germany. At the time they are prepearing their larger Tour that will include Europe & USA

Edited by modex on 28 Dec 2007, 08:12

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