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diDiok is a sound artist (vocalist, composer, producer). her current production is a down-tempo fusion electro-acoustic 3D sound experiment that triggers mental images of all sorts.

INFLUENCES:
trip hop (tricky)
electronica (coppe)
pop (bjork)
folk (beck)
new age (enya)
soundscapes (boards of canada)
sound production (warp records)

After living in London for six years she returned to her home land in Mexico City to compile seven years worth of tracks into her first professional album (((eufonia))) released in 2010 under her label audioPlaythings. The album was co-produced by diDiok, Luis Diago (DiaGo/Nal, Normal&Moodo) & Santiago Rodriguez (FM Blaq Records) and includes a range of eclectic original recordings from an underwater harp to a stone marimba and water drum (prehispanic percussive instruments of Mexico).

INSTRUMENTS
voice (all songs)
beat box ("aquarius playground")
standup bass ("trapeze walk")
guitar (all songs)
tololoche ("earth song", "bleeding hearts", "aquarius playground")
jarana (*hidden track*)
celtic harp ("eufonia", "kismet")
vera metal harp (original patent, first underwater recording of its kind "angel")
matches ("aquarius playground")
toy recording devices ("aquarius playground")
toy violin ("bleeding hearts")
casio ("bleeding hearts")
spin top ("aquarius playground")
trumpet ("aquarius playground")
prehispanic percussions: water drum, stone marimba, teponaztle, mayan horn or digeridoo made from the heart of the agave cactus, various ocarinas ("earth song", "trapeze walk")
beats on the fly: card board box (kick), toothbrush (scratch), glasses, mop slapped on floor (snare), belt thrash, beatboxing ("aquarius playground")

AMBIENT RECORDINGS (in Mexico)
coatepec, veracruz ("eufonia", "bleeding hearts", "kismet", "angel")
margaritas, san luis potosi ("trapeze walk")

***** diDiok Playlist:
juana molina, juan son, micachu & the shapes, coppe, pedro collares, wildbirds & peacedrums, spiritwo, carmen al natural, leila

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