We are very proud to announce that Cindy Gomez will perform two brief shows at the 2012 TAVES! Both shows will take place on Saturday evening – one at 5:30 pm (for all show visitors) and one at 6:30 pm (during the industry cocktail – open to industry professionals only). Admission to this performance is free with the purchase of a TAVES ticket.
About Cindy Gomez
“I always wanted to be a hybrid,” says Cindy Gomez. But although she means that her pulsing songs reflect her diverse tastes for electronic pop, urban and rock music, she could just as easily be talking about her multi-lingual, multi-ethnic background – or her multimedia, multi-platform, tech-savvy introduction to the world.
The pioneering Gomez became the first artist to make her debut in a mobile game, “Dance Fabulous” on N-Gage by Nokia, through collaboration between the Finnish handset manufacturer and Interscope Records in late spring of 2009. The game included a dancing Gomez avatar and five of her songs which positioned her at the forefront of a trend that marries music with mobile entertainment. Mark Ollila, head of Nokia gaming was quoted in Fast Company magazine as saying “We wanted to bridge music and gaming on our mobile phones, i’m not sure we could have invented her”.
Gomez’s arrival on the scene, via 40 million mobile handsets worldwide, comes less than a year and a half after she met producer and songwriting collaborator Dave Stewart, best known for his tenure in the Eurythmics. Her first big break came when Stewart appeared on Larry King Live alongside Ringo Starr, and the call went out for a backup singer. Gomez flew down from Canada on short notice, and impressed Stewart right away. “She needed no rehearsal at all,” Stewart said.
Continue reading her Bio on her website http://www.cindygomez.com/bio