Alfredo Rodriguez Vargas was born in Cordoba in October 1980. His grandparents and father are musicians and he feels his first contact with music at the age of 8 years old when he explores his father’s old vinyl collection where he starts to discover different recording and playing formats (Lp,Single,Maxi Single,Cassette…) also different speeds, (33rpm,45rpm,78 rpm) different materials and sizes in the records (7″, 10″, 12″). References such as:
“Pink Floyd, Supertramp, Wings, The Alan Parsons Project, Nina Simone, Bob Marley, Octopus, TheBeatles, Middle Of The Road, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, M.B.T, The Stranglers, Anne Clark”…among others, start to become part of his daily life, thus begin his first recordings from vinyl to cassette and later unison playback (first mixes) under the influence of Techno Pop, AcidHouse and Disco music of the 70’s.
In 1994 he acquires his first belt turntables, thus beginning at the age of 14 a dedication that continues to this day… The 90’s flooded his musical knowledge with new references marked by Techno, Trance, Machine and of course House music in its last stage before the turn of the century. Artists like: “Joey Beltran, Human R, Second Phase, Model 500, Carl G, Reese, X-Ray, No Panic, Blake Baxter, Robert Armani, Kevin S, Laurent G…” and many more are part of his refined and countless sessions.
In the year 2000 the electronic culture House, Techno and Electro will mark a before and after in the life of this incredible artist, impulsive collector of vinyl records, shows in his sessions a great variety of styles and a wide tracklist: “Matthew Herbert, Rinocerose, Larry Heard, Alton Miller, USG African Blues, D’Julz, Deep Dish, Danny Rampling, Kevin Yost, Michael Mayer, Dettmann…”. … “Resident and guest DJ in countless events, his sessions have been played on national radio stations such as Radio 3 or Maxima FM.
From 2010 to the present day Alfredo Rodriguez Aka Ar.Nomad presents in his performances a wealth of experience on the decks, more than 20 years of experience behind his career in electronic music, mixing with 3 and 4 decks or failing that 3CD mixer. Mixing “that new illusion that is generated with every record”… His versatility of styles makes him an incredible artist for almost any time of the day “Flow”. Moving between Dub Techno and electronic House, references like: Eprhun, Robsound, Siopis, Faster, ZZT, Brtschitsch, Mr.Rod, Daphni, Spektre, It,s AFine Line, Koova, Ricardo Tóbar, The Subs… “and thousands of names more form this universe of Electro – Techno and House forms created by this artist.
In 2020 he began his career in music production and already has some of his own tracks that undoubtedly bear his signature, under the alias ARMD.