Hector Villaraus

Hector Villaraus is a drummer, composer and producer. He has collaborated with numerous artists, both in the studio and live, for the last 15 years in Mexico, France, Netherlands and the UK. His determination and passion for music made him relocate to the UK where he gained a BMus in Popular Music Performance. 
Hector is the co-founder of Evokateur, an up and coming electronic pop duo. Teaming up with his wife and singer Sarah Villaraus (Damon Albarn, Bobby McFerrin) they have recorded and released a trilogy of EP’s; played numerous shows in the UK, France, Malta and Germany including Latitude Festival, Luminopolis and collaborated with Gary Numan, Fear of Tigers, DJ Ben Osbourne & fashion designer Linda Vasel. www.evokateur.com 
Hector has been drummer and songwriter for bands such as Redstar (Saint Saviour), Manyas and Aura. He has collaborated with classical composers Pablo Garcia and Felipe Perez-Santiago, and worked as a session musician for artists like Hed Kandi, Stephanie Salas and Zü. He has also written original soundtracks for the short films, Queridos Reyes Magos and Mundo Dormido. 
Hector is also an electronic music producer under the name of Morphexe. He has done unofficial remixes for Bon Iver, Daft Punk, Lamb, Saint Saviour and Monarchy. www.myspace.com/hectorvillaraus 

 

Title Track Length Description Composers Controls
Minotaur 2:14

Dark earthy threatening textures with pounding drums. The monster in his hilltop lair looms large over the surrounding villages creating an ever present sense of unease. 120bpm

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Circe 2:59

Hauntingly beautiful female voices over a mystical atmosphere. Captivated by the beguiling powers of the goddess, lured into a place of magic and enchantment. 120bpm

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Lonely Unicorn 3:13

Sad and lonely lilting harp with a gently building orchestral backing. Alone in the forest nursing a broken heart that can only be mended with a particular magical spell. 99bpm

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Enchanted Lake 3:05

Simple glockenspiel melody with gradually building background. Gazing in wonder at an awe inspiring scene of mystery and beauty as if through the eyes of a child. 128bpm

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Turned To Stone 3:04

Searching sweeping pads and curious twinkling synths. Lost and lifeless in a dimly lit grey room of a cavernous old house waiting for something to lift the spell. 106bpm

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Ghosts 3:36

Metallic piano hits and electronic atmospherics over a cold eerie space. Wild blowing debris across a desolate landscape in the aftermath of some devastating event. 85bpm

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Ghosts (without electronics) 3:36

Metallic piano hits over a cold eerie atmospheric space. Wild blowing debris across a desolate landscape in the aftermath of some devastating event. 85bpm

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Forest Creatures 3:05

Gently enigmatic with mysterious disembodied floating voices. Passing through a strange magical landscape with a feeling of being watched by hidden eyes. 79bpm

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Distant Shores 3:50

Passionate female voice over sweeping synth pads and drum pulse. Build at 2.11. Feeling the calling of home from far away across the mountains and foreign lands. 66bpm

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Distant Shores (without voice) 3:49

Warm sweeping synth pads, drum pulse and percussion. The long emotional journey home across many borders until finally laying eyes on a distant homeland. 66bpm

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Labyrinth 3:12

A gradually building track around repetitive piano and synth lines. A sense of increasing hope and positivity like a phoenix rising from the ashes. 120bpm

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Nereid 3:17

Dancing shimmering bell like synths, Drums from 2:28. Light glinting through trees and small water droplets clinging to leaves while curious creatures dart in between. 79bpm

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Lost City 3:12

Repeated ambient harpsichord synth line and choral voices. Searching through the abandoned grandiose citadel halls of a once all powerful kingdom. 91bpm

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Children Of Light 3:10

Hypnotic repetitive piano track opens out with big building strings. Walking out onto a grand landscape full of positivity, renewal and a bright new future. 117bpm

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Constellations 2:56

Ambient echoed piano and slowly drifting synth soundscape. Floating in space slowly taking in the silence and the beauty of the surrounding universe. 81bpm

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Minotaur 30 0:30

Dark earthy threatening textures with pounding drums. The monster in his hilltop lair looms large over the surrounding villages creating an ever present sense of unease. 120bpm

Hector Villaraus
Circe 30 0:30

Hauntingly beautiful female voices over a mystical atmosphere. Captivated by the beguiling powers of the goddess, lured into a place of magic and enchantment. 120bpm

Hector Villaraus
Lonely Unicorn 30 0:30

Sad and lonely lilting harp with a gently building orchestral backing. Alone in the forest nursing a broken heart that can only be mended with a particular magical spell. 99bpm

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Enchanted Lake 30 0:30

Simple glockenspiel melody with gradually building background. Gazing in wonder at an awe inspiring scene of mystery and beauty as if through the eyes of a child. 128bpm

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Turned To Stone 30 1 0:30

Searching sweeping pads and curious twinkling synths. Lost and lifeless in a dimly lit grey room of a cavernous old house waiting for something to lift the spell. 106bpm

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Turned To Stone 30 2 0:30

Searching sweeping pads and curious twinkling synths. Lost and lifeless in a dimly lit grey room of a cavernous old house waiting for something to lift the spell. 106bpm

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Ghosts 30 0:30

Metallic piano hits and electronic atmospherics over a cold eerie space. Wild blowing debris across a desolate landscape in the aftermath of some devastating event. 85bpm

Hector Villaraus
Forest Creatures 30 1 0:30

Gently enigmatic with mysterious disembodied floating voices. Passing through a strange magical landscape with a feeling of being watched by hidden eyes. 79bpm

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Forest Creatures 30 2 0:30

Gently enigmatic with mysterious disembodied floating voices. Passing through a strange magical landscape with a feeling of being watched by hidden eyes. 79bpm

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Distant Shores 30 1 0:30

Passionate female voice over sweeping synth pads and drum pulse. Build at 2.11. Feeling the calling of home from far away across the mountains and foreign lands. 66bpm

Hector Villaraus
Distant Shores 30 2 0:30

Passionate female voice over sweeping synth pads and drum pulse. Build at 2.11. Feeling the calling of home from far away across the mountains and foreign lands. 66bpm

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Distant Shores 30 3 0:30

Passionate female voice over sweeping synth pads and drum pulse. Build at 2.11. Feeling the calling of home from far away across the mountains and foreign lands. 66bpm

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Labyrinth 30 1 0:30

A gradually building track around repetitive piano and synth lines. A sense of increasing hope and positivity like a phoenix rising from the ashes. 120bpm

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Labyrinth 30 2 0:30

A gradually building track around repetitive piano and synth lines. A sense of increasing hope and positivity like a phoenix rising from the ashes. 120bpm

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Nereid 30 0:30

Dancing shimmering bell like synths, Drums from 2:28. Light glinting through trees and small water droplets clinging to leaves while curious creatures dart in between. 79bpm

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Lost City 30 1 0:30

Repeated ambient harpsichord synth line and choral voices. Searching through the abandoned grandiose citadel halls of a once all powerful kingdom. 91bpm

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Lost City 30 2 0:30

Repeated ambient harpsichord synth line and choral voices. Searching through the abandoned grandiose citadel halls of a once all powerful kingdom. 91bpm

Hector Villaraus
Children Of Light 30 1 0:30

Hypnotic repetitive piano track opens out with big building strings. Walking out onto a grand landscape full of positivity, renewal and a bright new future. 117bpm

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Children Of Light 30 2 0:30

Hypnotic repetitive piano track opens out with big building strings. Walking out onto a grand landscape full of positivity, renewal and a bright new future. 117bpm

Hector Villaraus
Constellations 30 1 0:30

Ambient echoed piano and slowly drifting synth soundscape. Floating in space slowly taking in the silence and the beauty of the surrounding universe. 81bpm

Hector Villaraus
Constellations 30 2 0:30

Ambient echoed piano and slowly drifting synth soundscape. Floating in space slowly taking in the silence and the beauty of the surrounding universe. 81bpm

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Minotaur sting 0:05

Dark earthy threatening textures with pounding drums. The monster in his hilltop lair looms large over the surrounding villages creating an ever present sense of unease. 120bpm

Hector Villaraus
Circe sting 1 0:08

Hauntingly beautiful female voices over a mystical atmosphere. Captivated by the beguiling powers of the goddess, lured into a place of magic and enchantment. 120bpm

Hector Villaraus
Circe sting 2 0:08

Hauntingly beautiful female voices over a mystical atmosphere. Captivated by the beguiling powers of the goddess, lured into a place of magic and enchantment. 120bpm

Hector Villaraus
Lonely Unicorn sting 0:06

Sad and lonely lilting harp with a gently building orchestral backing. Alone in the forest nursing a broken heart that can only be mended with a particular magical spell. 99bpm

Hector Villaraus
Enchanted Lake sting 0:05

Simple glockenspiel melody with gradually building background. Gazing in wonder at an awe inspiring scene of mystery and beauty as if through the eyes of a child. 128bpm

Hector Villaraus
Turned To Stone sting 1 0:04

Searching sweeping pads and curious twinkling synths. Lost and lifeless in a dimly lit grey room of a cavernous old house waiting for something to lift the spell. 106bpm

Hector Villaraus
Turned To Stone sting 2 0:04

Searching sweeping pads and curious twinkling synths. Lost and lifeless in a dimly lit grey room of a cavernous old house waiting for something to lift the spell. 106bpm

Hector Villaraus
Ghosts sting 0:05

Metallic piano hits and electronic atmospherics over a cold eerie space. Wild blowing debris across a desolate landscape in the aftermath of some devastating event. 85bpm

Hector Villaraus
Forest Creatures sting 0:05

Gently enigmatic with mysterious disembodied floating voices. Passing through a strange magical landscape with a feeling of being watched by hidden eyes. 79bpm

Hector Villaraus
Distant Shores sting 1 0:06

Passionate female voice over sweeping synth pads and drum pulse. Build at 2.11. Feeling the calling of home from far away across the mountains and foreign lands. 66bpm

Hector Villaraus
Distant Shores sting 2 0:07

Passionate female voice over sweeping synth pads and drum pulse. Build at 2.11. Feeling the calling of home from far away across the mountains and foreign lands. 66bpm

Hector Villaraus
Labyrinth sting 0:05

A gradually building track around repetitive piano and synth lines. A sense of increasing hope and positivity like a phoenix rising from the ashes. 120bpm

Hector Villaraus
Nereid sting 0:05

Dancing shimmering bell like synths, Drums from 2:28. Light glinting through trees and small water droplets clinging to leaves while curious creatures dart in between. 79bpm

Hector Villaraus
Lost City sting 0:06

Repeated ambient harpsichord synth line and choral voices. Searching through the abandoned grandiose citadel halls of a once all powerful kingdom. 91bpm

Hector Villaraus

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