Find out more about David, discover a bit about his history, his tastes, his musical participations.

David started playing drums in his youth with his uncle Aníbal Almada, who had experience playing bass in different groups of typical and popular music. Together with Aníbal and another of his uncles, Marcelo Almada, who was the same age, they tried to create their first band, playing songs composed by David. This project did not grow beyond months of rehearsals.  
   
David decided to take piano lessons with Professor Daniel Juarez, from his hometown, Arroyito, Cordoba, Argentina. At the same time, his brother Javier Horacio Ludueña, started taking bass lessons with the same teacher.  
   
Javier and David decided to look for a drummer and a guitarist to form their first band; they met drummer Marcelo Ceballos and guitarist and singer Pablo Fernandez. These four musicians form RIO, David's first band.  
   
RIO starts playing covers of bands like Virus, Soda Stereo, Charly García, and other Argentine bands. In addition, David and Pablo begin to contribute their first compositions. The band's first hit is the song ALGO SE ROMPIÓ, composed by David. Their songs began to be heard in the radios of their hometown.  
   
After a few years of presentations in different types of parties, including participation in a pre-selection to a Chateau Rock, at that time one of the most important festivals in Argentina, Javier leaves the band, dedicating himself to projects related to his studies; the Rossini brothers, Fabián and Ariel, join the band, taking over keyboards and saxophone, while David takes over the bass, taking the place left by his brother Javier. The band decides to change their name to SEXTO RIO.  
   
With the new line-up the band recorded an album containing five of their own songs, the name of which bore the name of the band. The recording took place at the ECUS studio in the city of Córdoba.  
   
After a few years the band disarms, each member dedicates himself to his university and tertiary studies. David graduated as a University Analyst in Information Systems. Pablo graduated as a music teacher.  
   

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In September 2004 Pablo decides to return to the city where he grew up and contacts the drummer Claudio Lerda, both propose him to create a new band to David, they decide to call it RIO SAGRADO. This project became the most important musical project seen in the city of Arroyito, Córdoba, the professionalism put into the composition of each song and the innovative staging of the band made it the local reference. It was the starting point for the emergence of several bands, which found inspiration and motivation in RIO SAGRADO.  
   
In 2005 they presented five songs that were broadcasted in most of the radios of the city and the province. This work had the name ARGENTINA, it was not released as an album, but it served to show the potential of the band and to gain many followers.  
   
The band continued composing songs and in 2008 they released their first album under a record label, VOLVERÉ AL MAR, and it was edited by UMI Argentina. The work contains 13 songs, many became hits and references, we can name among them MI SOLEDAD, NACEMOS DEL PLACER, VOLVERÉ AL MAR, CÓMPLICES, MI ÚLTIMO ERROR, MEMORIA, ESTAMOS UNIDOS AL SUR, the album is more like a compilation of hits, because almost all the songs are successful. The band later presented the video clip of MI SOLEDAD, which was broadcast on local channels.  
   

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In 2013, the album MANICOMIOS DE PLACER was presented, their second release, this time under the record label EDEN S.R.L. On this occasion, the band had taken the place of the drummer left vacant by Claudio Lerda, by Nicolás Baravalle, and added guitarist Andrés Moya to their line-up. Like their predecessor album, the recording and mixing was done by Marcelo Alonso, in his studio MOBY DICK. This time the mastering was done at MAYA studios, in the city of Córdoba.  
   
After a few years of intense performances, including a tour of Chile, the band decides to take a break. In 2018 they decide to resume the activities of the band, compose a new song: ALMA EN LLAMAS, making a presentation in the Teatrillo Municipal de la Ciudad de Arroyito.  
   
During the course of the year, Pablo and David have to face different cancer treatments, Pablo for liver and colon cancer, David for a tumour in his neck diagnosed as occult cancer. This situation completely stops the activities of the band.  
   
At the end of 2020, with David fully recovered from his illness, he begins to shape his solo career.  
   

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