House Music 4, 2017
These short songs were created at moments of inspiration while living out daily life. They were recorded on my cellphone immediately after they were conceived.
Loop Pool, 2014
A sound conversation with Maureen Walrath to an underwater cave with and to an underwater cave.
House Music 3, 2012
These short songs were created at moments of inspiration while living out daily life. They were captured on to a tape recorder immediately after they were conceived. This is a selected arrangement of songs that were recorded over the above time period.
Family Move, 2009
A recreation of Enya’s “The Celts” by the entire Aguilar household. All six family members sing it while listening to it on headphones and are recorded twice to add an echoing effect.
Ten String Harp, 2011
Alberto Aguilar and James Woodfill begin recording without content or a framework. By the time they reach the tenth recording these are formed. Music by Madeleine Aguilar.
This is the Introduction, 2010
An unrehearsed introduction given in three minutes
The Right Direction, 2010
A conversation with Alex Cohen (student) on varied topics that funnels down to a singular direction over preexisting beats by Madeleine Aguilar (daughter)
Failing Memory or Intelligence, 2008
For the first and third part of this piece the words nineteen sixty eight are sang to the tune of Otis Redding’s “Sitting at the Dock of the Bay”, a top ten song of 1968. Madeleine Aguilar (daughter) fills in the gaps with the beat of her choice using the words two thousand and eight. The middle part consists of excerpts from an article written for Popular Mechanics in 1968 of what life would be like in 2008. They are juxtaposed with Manuel Aguilar