"Handmade" beats. Textures and intriguing sound designs and lots of vibrating music. Winner best Brazilian "electronic" album at Brazilian Music Awards 2005 and nominee in 2013.
Beat maker, remixer.
The first appearance of Ricardo Imperatore in the musical scenario, Rio de Janeiro, was as drummer and co-founder of the Band Bel, in 1984. The band used to drink at samba and rock fountains.
After the band Imperatore dived into a solo carrer as a drummer/percussionist. From 1995 to 2000 he colaborated or toured with artists such as, Natalie Cole, Susan Vega, Man At Work, Midnight Oil, Marisa Monte, Titãs, Tom Capone, Monobloco, Ivo Meirelles, Cassiano among others.
From 2001 Imperatore started the solo project, boTECOeletro. Brazilian music is the focus.
Folk, erudit, pop, roots. Imperatore, goes where he can find that music, and use it as the source to produce his own work. In two years of research, the musician Imperatore joined all these elements together to create boTECOeletro. Composed and produced by him the album boTECOeletro, his first solo, was elected the best electronic album in Brazil at 2005 during the TIM Music Awards 2005 (brazilian Grammy). “Brazilianity” is the basic concept of the work " says him.
Brazil as source. The world as aim.
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