Project members: Luis Oscar Ramírez Solórzano aka CZG
Luis was born in Mexico City on June 19th 1982. Music lover since he was born, he started to show interest in how music was made at a very young age, leading him to be involved in musical and artistic activities throughout his whole childhood.
His love for music led him to obtain an Audio Engineering diploma and a Music Production and Technology Master’s Degree. He also studied Mathematics at Mexico’s National Autonomous University (UNAM).
Luis started to experiment with music since 2000 inspired by the following musical genres: industrial, ambient, power electronics and noise, shortly after he created a project called transfer.error and started performing live at several venues in Mexico City.
He later on created another noise project called Barely Legal and after a couple of live performances he started to explore new ventures in music and thus in 2002 the music project called Monoploid is born. Monoploid’s objective was to fuse several music styles with electronic music.
With Monoploid Luis achieved great success, his songs were played in national radio and he performed live at many clubs, art galleries and museums in Mexico, Germany, India and USA. Monoploid joins Discos Konfort record label, and shortly after Luis become’s an integral part of Discos Konfort, not only providing music as Monoploid but also as label manager, producer and mixer.
In 2003 due to his insatiable appetite for music, he creates another music project called Dogs Blood Order focusing mainly in the drum n’ bass genre. He then started performing live and sharing stage with international class DJ’s such as Dara, Juju, Sub Focus, Shimon, Nortec and many more.
In 2004 he’s introduced to the realm of audio post production for film, tv and adverstising by collaborating with the renowned design studio XNOgrafikz.
This collaboration was also highly successful and led Luis to take the most important step in his career: he moved to the United States of America and founded his own audio production company called CZG International Productions.
Luis has done music, post production and sound design for the following brands: Telcel, Banamex, Whirlpool, AT&T, Western Union, Dr Pepper, Doritos, Motorola, MTV Latino América, Bimbo, McDonald’s, Gatorade and many more.
Nowadays, Luis is exploring the sound design for video games universe. collaborating with brands like Microsoft and Sega. Despite his busy schedule he is currently composing techno pop, electro, downtempo and minimal techno for his own pleasure under the moniker CZG. Under this moniker he performed at the Japan Music Week 2009 in Tokyo.