A futuristic homage to Cuban culture, fusing warm machine tones and crisp bass notes with Afro-Cuban drums.- Miami New TimesIT is proud to sign Miami based electronic musician & live percussionist Armando Martinez, best known as Alpha 606. Born in Miami to Cuban immigrants, he is a multitalented multi instrumentalist. His innovation is in blending the varied history of Electro, 20th Century Avant Garde and his native Cuban influences, ranging from the ritual music of Santeria to the Afro Cuban highs of 1930's Havana. With this stew of influences, he creates a dense and colorful sound, melding advanced electronics with intricately played live hand drums. His style is the definition of a new sound, known as Electrónica Afro-Cubano."The name Alpha-606 is a hybrid of Alpha 66, the anti-Castro freedom fighting group, and the Roland TR-606 synthesizer machine. I'm just anti-Castro by myself. But I don't put much effort into it."- Armando MartinezAlpha 606 has been released on Andrea Parker's Touchin' Bass imprint (UK), Transient Force (Miami), and now his much anticipated EP "Electrónica Afro-Cubano" is forthcoming on Interdimensional Transmissions (Detroit), the label known for releasing such groundbreaking artists such as Perspects, I-f and Ectomorph among others. Martinez has recently been working with Nomadic on a concoction of Latin Electronics.