Hugo Durán was born in Mexico City. Hugo started his musical education as a bass player at the age of 11. Raised in a musician family, he was strongly influenced by jazz improvisation and afro caribbean rhythms. Now he developes his very particular blend of modern danceable electronic music.
Hugo Duran was born in Mexico City in 1975, he studied visual arts and classical music with upright bass as instrument and played in several jazz bands at 90´s. He has been composing and producing electronic dance music on the last 5 years.
Along this period he divided his work into two projects; one where he use his name and developing modern electronic dance music and another one called Kongatron where he do fusion diverse afro-caribbean rhythms with an electronic-experimental sound palette.
His style of performance is mainly live set and he has played both projects in diverse festivals and clubs around Europe and Mexico.
He has productions in labels like Underl_ine (UK), Thema (NYC) & Resopal (Berlin)
Selected discography Hugo Duran
2007 Kong – Ciudadanos ep. Eintakt records
2008 Kong – Big Bang ep. Eintakt records
2008 Kong – Ciudadanos 2 ep. Eintakt records
2009 Hugo Durán – Olympix ep. Underl_ne label
2010 Hugo Durán – Clima ep. Thema recordings
2010 Hugo Durán – The Benefit Of Doubt ep. Resopal Schallware