2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Daniel Drexler


Uruguayan musician was born at Montevideo in 1969. His work is based on electroacoustic pop song with influences from River Plate folk genres like milonga, candombe, chamarrita & murga.

He has edited 5 records: “La Llave en la Puerta” (1998), “FullTime” (2001), “Vacío” (2006), “Micromundo” (2009) & recently “Mar Abierto” (2012). Mar Abierto was edited in Uruguay, Argentina & Brasil

The album has collected rave reviews and was featured in several times last year.
In December Mar Abierto was considered by critics as one of Brazil's
10 best albums released in 2013. Similarly, for the newspaper El Pais in Uruguay, the album was among the top 5 of the year, next to Rubén Rada and Fernando Cabrera and others

Last August, Mar Abierto received Gardel Award 2013 as “Best Album from Songwriter, Author & Testimonial Song”.

Daniel Drexler was the only one Uruguayan artist awarded this night, but also others compatriots were nominees like No Te Va a Gustar & El Cuarteto de Nos.
Gardel Awards are most important prizes of Argentinian music organized by Cámara Argentina de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas (CAPIF)

In last 10 years, he performed more than 500 concerts at Argentina, Spain, Switzerland, Chile, Brazil, Sweden, Belgium, Uruguay, Cuba, Costa Rica, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador & Netherlands. He shared stage with Fernando Cabrera, Kevin Johansen, Pablo Grinjot, Jorge Drexler, Richard Serraría, Dany López, Sebastián Jantos, Marcelo Delacroix, Ana Prada, Claudio Levitán & Vitor Ramil

His record “Vacio” was nominated for Gardel Award of Argentinian Music 2007 at “Best Pop Artist” category

At last years, he composed original music for some movies: created the soundtrack for documentary films like “Familia Tipo” from Argentinian director, Cecilia Priego & “Caminantes”, from Uruguayan director Alejandro Facal. Recently he composed a soundtrack for “El Notificador”, directed by Blas Eloy Martinez.

Daniel Drexler is also a doctor & medical sciences magister, specialized in auditory physiology research area, particularly at ear ringing (Tinnitus)

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