“Seycel”, Sergio Barrera Rodríguez ( 1987), su nombre artístico es producto de la unión de los nombres de sus padres. Nacido en Pinar del Río, Cuba, cuenta con más de diez años de experiencia en la escena de la música electrónica cubana. Fue pionero de este género en su provincia Pinar del Río. Hasta la fecha tiene cinco álbumes de producción Independiente donde reconoce en su trabajo la cultura cubana fusionada con la música electrónica. Defiende los géneros progressive house, deep house, tech house, y el techno.
Su música ha sido publicada por Etiquetas (Labels) internacionales como son: “Proton” y “Cross link e Music”. Forma parte del catalogo de Djs – Productores del Laboratorio Nacional de Música Electroacustica (LNME) creado por el maestro Juan Blanco. Fue premiado como Artista Novel en el Festival Cuerda Viva, el más importante en Cuba en materia de música alternativa. Se ha presentado en importantes clubes y festivales del país, como son Fábrica de Arte Cubano (FAC), Salón Rosado de la Tropical, ElectroRomerias en el Holguin, Espacio para la Cultura Electronica en La Habana, “Sarao Night Club, Festival Internacional de Jazz “Jazz Plaza”, “EYEIFE” festival de fusión electrónica cubana, entre otros. Canciones como “Anejo 31”, “Traumático” y “CDMX” demuestran los sonidos melódicos y ambientales usados por Seycel en sus producciones. Actualmente se encuentra en su madurez artística profesional con una obra que lo avala como uno de los mejores djs jóvenes de Cuba.
Sergio Barrera Rodriguez (Seycel) performs as a DJ – Producer, works several genres of Electronic Music such as Progressive House, Deep House and Techno. He began his career as an artist studying at the University of Computer Science (UCI) participating in all festivals of amateur artists and working as a sound engineer for university radio. In 2013 it presents its growth to the Hermanos Saiz Association (AHS) where it is accepted. Seycel is a pioneer of electronic music in Pinar del Río in conjunction with other DJs. After belonging to the AHS he had many achievements as an artist and participated in many events both in the country and outside of them. Creator of 32-Beat, project that defends electronic music created by Djs from the country and that has great acceptance by the young audience. To date he has four albums where he recognizes Cuban culture fused with electronic music, licensed under the “CrossLink Music” record label. Seycel is part of the catalog of Djs – Producers of the National Laboratory of Electroacustic Music (LNME) created by the teacher Juan Blanco. Awarded at the Cuerda Viva Festival 2016 where his work was recognized throughout the country. It has been presented at various festivals held in Cuba such as: “ElectroRomerias” in Holguin, “Space for Electronic Culture” in Havana as well as “Sarao Night Club”, “Surazo” in Mayabeque, “BayElectrock” in Pnar del Rio, “International Street Theater Festival” in Matanzas. He has had the pleasure of collaborating with several recognized artists in Cuba such as: Raul Paz, Alejandro Edecio, Luna Manzanares, Yamira Diaz, Tendencia and Toques del Río, just to mention a few. He was selected to be the DJ that will participate in the opening gala of the International Jazz Festival “JazzPlaza”. During all the time that one of the most important electronic music parties on the island called “Havana Play” was presented, it was a resident dj in the same having great acptacion by the capital public. I participate in the festival organized by PM Record called “Eyeife” festival that had great acceptance in the country and that had many invited artists interncaionlaes. End of 2018 was awarded three times in the lucas for his video clip Senal 2906 video that was the result of an AHS scholarship. The awards were: Artist Novel, Best Video of Eletronic Music and Best Video in Animation.