Stop. Close your eyes and listen. When Aitor Etxebarria creates his songs, he seems to want to silence the world, to fill life we live with beauty.Far from the sumptuousness and excesses, the creator of the film score of acclaimed documentary “Markak” returns with an album that reaffirms his taste for storytelling.“Nihilism Part 1” (Mute / El Segell) is a collection of 9 songs that are torn between tension, calm and darkness on a disturbing journey towards art-rock. The compositions grow with the collaboration of his habitual companion Hannot Mintegia’s guitars and the voice of Elena Setién (“Little too Soon”).
It has been an intense year for Aitor. Immersed in a new film adventure with three time Grammy winner, Evelyn Glennie, and after closing a publishing deal with London house, Mute (Warren Ellis, Certain Ratio, Apparat);
Aitor confirms that he is one of the most interesting Spanish gems of contemporary music, inside and outside of Spain.