Ernesto Rodrigues is based in Lisboa Portugal
He has been playing the violin for 30 years and in that time has played all genres of music ranging from contemporary music to free jazz and improvised music, live and in the studio.
His main interest shifted towards contemporary improvised and composed music.
The relationship with his instruments is focused in sonic and textural elements.
Electronic music was an early influence on his approach to violin playing, which challenges traditional romantic concepts of the violin/viola through use of preparations and micro tuning.
Active in different settings on the Portuguese scene for free improvised music, both as a collaborator and in leading his own groups.
Music for Dance, Cinema, Video and Performance.
Has created the record label Creative Sources Recordings in 1999, which mainly concentrates on releasing experimental and electro-acoustic music.
Movement Sounds - Leo Lab 032, London 1997
Musique de Chambre - IC 100, Lisbon 1999
Self Eater and Drinker - audEo 0399, Lisbon 1999
Multiples - CS 001, Lisbon 2001
Sudden Music - CS 002, Lisbon 2002
23 Exposures - CS 003, Lisbon 2002
Ficta - CS 005, Lisbon 2002
Assemblage - CS 007, Lisbon 2002
Cesura - CS 008, Lisbon 2003
Contre-Plongée - CS 011, Lisbon 2004
Dorsal - CS 012, Lisbon 2004
Kreis - CS 020, Lisbon 2005
Prisma - SF-4001, USA 2005
Diafon - CS 041, Lisbon 2005
Nostalgia - Ctrl 25, Italy 2006
Sable - CNV28, Spain 2006
Kinetics - CS 043, Lisbon 2006
Electric Trio - Esquilo (download)
Oranges - CS 068, Lisbon 2006
Undecided [A Family Affair] - CS 072, Lisbon 2006
Drain - CS 075, Lisbon 2006
Sen - CS 033, Lisbon 2006
Way Out - New Music from Portugal – CD Ananana MMM 001, Lisbon 1999 (One track Compilation) - #6 "In Memoriam Wolf Vostell"
EMFP05 - Exploratory Music from Portugal – CD Wire, London 2006 (One track Compilation) - # 15"Thick Air"
Collection d'Univers Spontanés - CD Insubordinations, Genève 2006 (One track Compilation) - #10 "VGO Live at the Bomba Suicida"