Portfolio Ion Bon

Biography  Ion Bon   (meaning: the Good Ion)

Xoán López 

He is a composer, musician and singer born in A Coruna, Spain, 10

September 1970


He began his musical career in the world of pop rock in 1986. His first

group called Pop-Eye  that plays bass. His performance in

big stage for the first time will be in the summer of 1987, in the 2nd Festival

Northwest Pop Rock at the age of 16 at the Pavilion sports

Corunna, selected through a competition among many other bands

city. In 1988 La Penumbra group form with his brother Xullo López

In the summer of 1989 they recorded their first album with the company Aspa Discs

(Madrid), his producer was Tores Crespo, former guitarist of the band from Madrid "The

Tackle "(one of the first locals groups of 80 to sign with CBS). The album was called Tierra del Fuego and two singles that sounded in extracted

different stations and made it to be in the top 40 candidacy.

The gloom signed recording contract with Aspa Records. In 1990 performed the

summer tour Cadena 40 Super Uno.


Relations with his first company Aspa Records emerged effect

change in personality on the vision of the recording industry with which

break the contract after three years. And they never expected to make presentations

of "sieved" in another company other than themselves (the brothers Xoán

and Xullo), so create their company named Artistic Recordings

Music and his own music publishing (Gam Records), not disappointment, but

by pure conviction.

We can say that are precursors to the upward trend in current

times of "DIY" philosophy.

In 1994 they presented his second album Nuestro Mundo, this time its producers

Mario Martinez were the Spanish composer and guitarist musical group La Unión

and Tores Crespo again.

Goodbye present their first single Love, wrapped in a video clip made by the

Anton Reixa filmmaker, former singer of the group Os Resentidos and president of

the SGAE (General Society of Authors and Editors of Spain), through Video voice (group).

Canal Plus had the scoop of this video and José María Besteiro (LATIVISION-MIAMI USA) by then chief

emissions, was the first to visualize and issue.

The quality of this paper managed to position the single on the 40th of 40

Main, in 19th place in dial string and 38 of Canal Plus among others

major national chains.

As a composer include having a work  that has garnered

gold in that behave authored with his brother Xullo López.

Xoán López currently has 75 registered works in the SGAE and edited.

It is among the exclusive 10% of voting members in society.

In 1997 presented his third Yuca this time produced by the

Penumbra, his single Madame Bobary are some national radio stations

especially independent. This paper is absolutely breathes the influence

British sound that clearly accompany the career of this artist.

In the commercial broadcasters do not understand neither sound nor structure

album. It really is a concept album with very few or no choruses

but with great inner strength.


In 2001 he produced the album with a girl . Share

Mario Martínez production guitarist musical group La Unión 

In 2002 buys the recording studio in Madrid Studios Go and bring your

city. This study ever offered to the public, use it for recreation and

composition. From 1989-2003 he spends many seasons in Madrid.


Since 2004 performs multiple trips with long stays in countries

such as France, England, Scotland and Ireland. The British Isles are some very

important of inspiration, a place where it is very comfortable.

Many of his compositions emerge from these trips, experiences and

their emotions.


Dublin, first solo album of his new project called Ion Bon,

composed and performed entirely by Xoán López. Also has a video-clip that was produced by the writer and director film 

Benito Rabal  Balaguer, son of actors Paco Rabal and Asuncion Balaguer,

where Ion Bon's daughter, Silvana acts. Video of the first song of the album

"Cómo vamos a hacer" recorded in La Coruña and the surrounding area.

In December 2010, the album Dublin is marketed for CD and MP3

international markets for UK, Ireland, USA, Japan, Canada, Germany and France

Wedding publishes a disc of the Ion Bon  project under the compound

entirely for your wedding celebration held on April 30, 2011.

Following the songwriting of this work, the London Symphony Orchestra

follower of his make in Twitter.

Preparing new job and channeling the career market. They

sets straddling Spain (A Coruna and Madrid) and UK (London)  creates Aval Music Studio 


Tierra del Fuego (La Penumbra) 1990 (bassist) released by Aspa Records

Nuestro Mundo (La Penumbra) 1994 (voice and bass) edited by Gam Records

Yuca (La Penumbra) 1997 (voice, bass, piano) edited by Gam Records

 2002 (producer)

Dublin (Ion Bon) 2009 (all performed and produced by Xoán López work

edited by Gam Records

Wedding of the Bon (Bon Ion) 2011 (free distribution on the Internet at the request of

artist) edited by Gam Records


I Love You (Ion Bon) in July 2014 (available on-line at iTunes app stores, Amazon Spotify, Sony Music) (one song)


2015 Oxide edited in October Vinyl CD. For this work has the estimable help of his friend Paul Vasilak  he is the actor of work. Photographers are Kat Wilkinson and the discographic producer Bob Lanois,  brother of  Daniel Lanois


In 2015 edited Oxide (11 songs)                                                                            

1.   Machine

2.   Dan Lanois

3.   Rocco Lap

4.   Oxide

5.   Street Bon (Canada)

6.   Cafe Racer

7.   Please

8.   The Tunnel

9.   Paint the Universe

10. Years & Life

11. Canada





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