Koldo Barroso: other things I’ve been involved in


  • ALBUM COVER ILLUSTRATION and Design for jazz, fusion, experimental, and progressive artists. (2009-present)
  • ENLACE FUNK: centerfold posters for Spanish Funk/Jazz magazine ENLACE FUNK. (2018-present)
  • PROMO DESIGN & ILLUSTRATION (flyers, posters, logos, web)for numerous electronic music bands, clubs and festivals from the Spanish electronic music scene. (2002-2008)
  • ENREDO: Promo Design for Progressive Rock band ENREDO. (2004-2005)
  • VIRUS: Album Cover Illustration and Design for electronica project. (1999)
  • LABERINTO: Promotional Design for progressive rock band. (1991)
  • ALBUM COVER DESIGN, merchandising, logo and stage design for rock Spanish bands (Ty-Jir, Pánico en el Teléfono, Críptas de Nunk, Laberinto). (1985-1991)


  • COSMIC MUSIC: production of solo electronic music sessions COSMIC TRIPS / STARSHINE GODDESS. (2018-present)
  • COLLABORATIONS: production of solo and collaborative music projects with DON’T DISTURB  (J.C.D.Samper) and guitarist FRANCISCO VALDIVIA. (2016-present)
  • EPOKKA: production of promotional Retro Jazz music for paper tools. (2013)
  • KOTANOISE: production of my experimental and electro-acoustic music project, including live appearance at Madrid’s Radar Electronic Sound bar. (2003)
  • KOTANOISE: DJ and Live Act sessions of experimental electronic music as KOTANOISE at Madrid’s Radar Electronic Sound bar. (2002)
  • VIRUS: production of electronic music project along with guitarist Pablo Chavarri. Publishing of EP “The Rhythm Can’t Be Wrong”. (1998-1999)
  • THRU: production in London of solo electronic music album “Thru”. (1997-1998)
  • OPEN: production of my solo album “Open”. (1995-1997)
  • FUSION MUSIC: music production with fusion and rock bands Experience and The Rehearsals featuring guitarist Manoel Macia and keyboardist J.C.D. SAMPER (aka Don’t Disturb). (1994-1995)
  • THE SECRET DOOR: production of live show “The Secret Door of Professor Kotanoise” featuring keyboardist Lali Belza and myself (Irish harp, vocals). (1993)
  • VUELO DEL MINIATURISTA: production of fusion music, including the works “El Vuelo del Miniaturista”, “First Feathers” and Christmas music. (1991-1995)
  • TY JIR: music production with progressive rock band TY-JIR. (1985-1987)


  • SHIFTFWD: Creative Director of Branding Agency, along with designer Naomi Niles until 2019. (2010-present)
  • NOVA DONNA: Creative Director of branding tools company. Along with Naomi Niles. (2014-2016)
  • EPOKKA: Creative Director of paper tools for creative people. Along with Naomi Niles.(2013)
  • INTUITIVE DESIGNS: Creative Director of design and illustration agency in Madrid, along with Naomi Niles. Working extensively for the electronic music scene. (2002-2010)


  • KOOKY PETS: publishing of illustration book. (2010)
  • GLIMPSES FROM THE MUMMIFIED WOOD: publishing of illustration book “Glimpses from the Mummified Wood”. (2012)
  • SHORT STORIES: production of illustrated short stories. (2008-2013)


  • INTUITIVE MUSIC: Director/Editor of international portal dedicated to the support of electronic, experimental and alternative music. One of the first international music portals, with +500.000 visits per month. It featured one the first social media communities “Intuitive People” (2000), including chat and personal profiles, and a guide of music artists including 500+ bio files. Along with Naomi Niles. (2000-2007)
  • THE MARQUEE CLUB: Editor of THE MARQUEE CLUB.net: web site dedicated to recover the history of legendary London club.Interviews with numerous artists and club scene personalities. (2005)
  • TOPOGRAPHIC SOUNDS: editor of music fanzine dedicated to progressive rock. Interviews with Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman (YES) and Steve Hackett (Genesis). (1990-1994)
  • SYN: co-editor of “SYN”, a fanzine dedicated to support progressive rock and alternative music. Interviews with J.J. Palacios “Tele” (Triana), Manolo Martinez (Medina Azahara), Michael Huygen (Neuronium). (1983-1985)


  •  PHOTO REPORTS for electronic and alternative music festivals, concerts and clubs. (2000-2007)


  • ILLUSTRATION: Collection of illustration pieces. (1990-1991)
  • SURREAL POP ART: collection of surreal pop art paintings. (1988-1989)
  • POETRY ILLUSTRATION: collection of illustrated poems and song lyrics. (1987-1988)
  • CERAMICS: production of ceramic pieces. (1987-1990)
  • ETCHING ENGRAVING: collection of etching engravings. (1987-1988)
  • ILLUSTRATION: first illustration works exhibited in Madrid. (1985-1986)


  • THEATER: Work in Madrid as stage manager for the Spanish Compañía Nacional de Teatro Clásico (Miguel Narros) and Escuela Superior de Canto. (1992-1993)