Fermin Muguruza

Fermin Muguruza ( born April 20, 1963 in Irun, Gipuzkoa, Basque Country ) is a Basque musician. He heard including Manu Chao, mixed with representatives of the Mestizo music, the styles such as reggae, ska, hip hop and punk rock into his songs. In the texts, a left-wing political approach can recognize. He has repeatedly worked with Herri Batasuna Basque prisoners and organizations. In 1999, he ran as a non-party to the lists of Euskal Herritarrok in the European Parliament elections.


Originally Posted by band founder Fermin Muguruza about his music: "When I bring a kind of musical chronicler times explicitly, sometimes bluntly poetic expression of what me really stand in this world with all the differences, to contexts and analogies. "


Raised band founder Fermin is in the Basque Country. Through the musical traditions of his homeland, he took an early interest in music and learned to play accordion and guitar. In the 1980s he founded the Basque bands Kortatu and Negu Gorriak. Since the dissolution of Negu Gorriak Fermin Muguruza is under different names with different sound collectives go.

Influenced by the military dictatorship of Franco punk was for him as a liberation, but his musical interest declined, influenced by various artists such as The Clash and Black Uhuru, ska, hardcore punk and hip hop to.

In 1996 he produced the debut album by Swiss band Wemean.



  • Amodio eta gorrotozko Kantak / Canciones de amor y odio (1984-1998) ( Compilation ), Esan ozenki -El Europeo - karonte, 1998.
  • Brigadistak Sound System ( album ), Esan Ozenki, 1999.
  • ErREMIXak (Remix), Esan Ozenki, 1999.
  • FM 99.00 Dub Manifest ( album ), Esan Ozenki, 2000.
  • Korrika. mundu bat euskarara Bildu. (Big Beñat ) ( Single), Esan Ozenki, 2001.
  • In - komunikazioa ( album ), Kontrakalea, 2002.
  • Irun Meets Bristol / Komunikazioa (Remix) Kontrakalea, 2003.
  • Barcelona, ​​Apolo 2004 - I-21 (Live) Kontrakalea, 2004.
  • 99-04 (DVD CD), Kontrakalea, 2004.
  • Xomorroak ( Bizitza lorontzian ) - Bichitos (La vida en el tiesto ) (Album ) Kontrakalea, 2005.
  • Euskal Herria Jamaica Clash ( album ), Talka, 2006.
  • BASS que Culture ( DVD Remix CD) Talka, 2006.
  • Afro Basque Fire Brigade Tour 2007 ( Photo Book DVD ) Talka, 2007.
  • Asthmatic Lion Sound Systema ( album ), Talka, 2008
  • Asthmatic Lion Sound Systema Remix (Remix) Talka, 2009
  • Checkpoint rock ( compilation, including with Manu Chao ), Talka, 2009