As a self taught musician, Argentinian Alexis Cabrera started to experiment with music at a very young age. After having spent six years of conservatory studies, his music flourished. Cabrera’s style can best be defined as a tech house sound with groovy bases. He performs exclusively live, singing his own songs on the fly. His songs were released on labels like Mindshake Records, Bla Bla Music, Raum…Musik, Little Helpers, Kumquat Records, Time has changed, Great Stuffs and many many more. In 2011 he co-produced Barem’s “After the Storm“, along with Barem himself, released on Minus [Minus 110]. In August 2012 goes on sale his debut album on Mindshake Records: “Ocean Between”, which is the only album in the label history. He has participated in Boiler Room (Buenos Aires) with Barem and Ernesto Ferreyra in 2014. And also, he made several tours around United States, Central America (El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Colombia) and South America (Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Peru, Bolivia). Alexis Cabrera, based on Berlin, without any doubt evolves in the most renowned league of producers of Argentina and his discography shows collaborations with top artists of the world such as Barem, Federico Molinari, Someone Else, Kate Simko, Franco Cinelli, Paco Osuna, Lorenzo Bartoletti, Jorge Savoretti, among others.
The deepest meaning of ‘collage’, defined by Max Ernst, is the general application of Arthur Rimabaud’s ‘delirium’: “I accustomed myself to simple hallucination; I saw quite deliberately a mosque instead of a factory, a drummer’s school conducted by angels, carriages on the highways of the sky, a salon at the bottom of a lake: monsters, mysteries, a vaudeville poster raising horrors before my eyes”. We could describe collage as an alchemic compound of two or more heterogeneous elements, derivate by their unexpected approximation generated deliberately by the search of systematic confusion and distorted perception.
That’s Alex Unders’ musical universe. Based in Madrid, this producer is the ‘CMYK’ label manager. He is also one of the men behind ‘Apnea’ and ‘Bemysheep’, and one of the founders of Net28 (the net behind these labels and others like ‘Cyclical Tracks’ and ‘Pulpa’).
Alexi Delano dwells in the perfect balance between shiny minimalism and dark vivacious techno. With more than two decades on stage he has been able to combine different roots and facets of the contemporary music scale.
Alexi is intimately linked to the Plus 8, Clink Rec, H-prod and Truesoul labels and each one of his projects has been leaving foot prints on the minimal/techno scene. He performs constantly in clubs around the world and in prestigious events.
Born in Chile but raised in Sweden, Alexi, with fellow Swedes like Cari Lekebusch, Adam Beyer, Jesper Dahlback, Joel Mull and others, became part of some of the first wave of Swedish electronic music producers that made a name for themselves in the mid 90’s. Releasing on techno labels such as Missile, Primate, Hybrid, Svek and many more.
With a production and DJ style that sways neatly between house and techno, he consistently surprises with each release. Just listen to his “Would You?” track released on Magda, Troy Pierce and Marc Houle’s label ‘Items And Things’ of the M_nus family; or the acid house classic “Believe Me” that he co-produced with Jesper Dahlback for Steve Bugs ‘Poker Flat’ label; continue with his and Xpansul’s huge “Echolocation” track on Richie Hawtin’s ‘Plus 8’ label and you will get an idea of this mans eclecticism and creativity.
Now in 2011 Alexi Delano has no intentions of slowing down. He has a string of E.P’s and remixes lined up for the year, his new solo and co-productions will soon be at a store near you.
He‘s a man who seems to be made of music.
Born in Santiago de Chile, Andre Butano originally came from the world of gastronomy. As we all know, the worlds of food and music are tightly intertwined. This meant that, as he was working as a chef for some of Santiago’s finest restaurants he began cultivating a deep love for music and sound.
Initially inspired by artists such as Depeche Mode, New Order, Orbital and Kraftwerk, his palate quickly evolved. Now Andre admires producers like Ricardo Villalobos, Luciano, Zip, Derrick Carter, Brett Johnson, and Dj Sneak among many others.
Owner of the new label Cachai Music , Vinyl and Digital. Butano quickly established himself as a talent of Chile’s underground house scene. His style was very much appreciated as his sets were always directed towards groovy house and tech-house sounds, supported by uplifting percussions and organic melodies. The trademark that made him famous was the use of his own vocal tracks recorded specifically for each occasion. These would often comment on specific things unique to Chile’s scene and were very popular amongst club-goers.
His productions have been released all over the world on labels such as 8Bit, Cadenza lab, Kling Klong, Circus Recording, Highgrade, Robsoul, Trapez, Bla Bla, Resopal, Ama, Cyclic, Memoria, Oblack, Novo Music, Time has change, Brise, Wrong State, for name a few and by Chilean labels like his own label Cachai , other s like Drumma and Melisma. His tracks are being played by some of the best Djs of the circuit like Luciano, Marco Carola, DJ Sneak, MANDY, Mathias Kaden, Dubfire, Nick Curly, Gorge, Reboot, Richie Hatwin, Karotte, Laurent Garnier, Audiofly, among others.
He is currently the resident DJ of La Feria, Chile’s most respected establishment for electronic music and a regular part of any respected line-up in the country. This has lead him to share stages with some of the best visiting talent like Luciano, Ricardo Villalobos, Danny Tenaglia, Reboot, Richie Hawtin, Dubfire, Steve Lawler, Dj Sneak, Michael Mayer, Karotte and many more.
His career has also lead him to play all around South America and he is a fixture of some of the main festivals such as Creamfields, Mysteryland and Ultra Festival. This year Andre was invited again to participate in Vagabundos and always in his European tour having played in some of the best clubs in the world Pacha ibiza, Ushuaia ibiza, Booom ibiza, Destino Pacha, Sankeys ibiza, Sonar Bcn, Macarena bcn Macarena Mar bcn, Bloc bcn, Cityhall bcn, Studio 80 Amsterdam, Rootzoo fest Amsterdam, Chalet ( berlin ) Club Der Visionare (berlin), Egg London (London). In Sudamerican he plays is top clubs like Club La Feria (Stgo), D.edge (Sao Paulo), Pacha (B.A) ,Barhein( B.A), Radio Berlin (Bogota), Blues ( Quito) and more. Highlights include being a guest about 4 years DJ Guest at Cadenza Vagabundos in Pacha Ibiza, Booom and sharing a stage with Luciano at Ushuaia Ibiza.
As it would have been written beforehand, Ariel started to gain interest for music since he was 10 years old, when he got his first keyboard.
Since that moment, he grew his constantly devotion for music , learning also to play guitar and percussions.
His first musical influences were Dub & Reggae, listening to artists such as Bob Marley, Horace Andy, King Tubby, Mad Professor and many others.
Since year 2000, he got interested in House & Techno music listening to a big variety of records and learning from rising artists who came booming from the London wave like Nathan Coles, Terry Francis and Eddie Richards, and after these ones, legends like Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May, Carl Craig, Robert Hood and Jeff Mills.
Ariel remembers: “There have been countless evenings and nights that i´ve spent listening to music at home mixing and re-mixing all the records I bought or received”
Thanks to the time and effort he had dedicated to it, the first live performances began to show up, gaining his first residence at the beach disco “Pueblo Limite” in Villa Gesell, achieving a very important jump in his career, and from that moment on, he has taken his sound continuously to the most important clubs in Argentina, such as Pacha, Mint, Big One, Bahrein, Cocoliche, Shamrock and in festivals like South American Music Conference 2008 and 2009 editions, and on the outside, in cities from Uruguay and Colombia.
Ariel is also mentor of Unique and Blow parties, two from the most important from his country, in which he was able to share stage with artists such as Marco Carola, Paco Osuna, Paul Ritch, Joseph Capriati, Phonique, Matthias Tanzmann, Simon Baker, Camea, Martin Eyerer, Alexi Delano, Alex Under among others.
In his live performances mainly wander Instrumental dub, House, Jazz and Techno accompanied by surrounding basses and a hypnotic and unique groove rhythm.
His works were edited in labels like Monique, Unlock Recordings, Be Real, Pura Music among others, receiving support of Loco Dice, Mathias Kaden, Nick Curly, Paco Osuna, Alex Under, Someone Else, Barem, Matteo Spedicati, Guy Gerber, Matthias Meyer, Luciano Esse, 2000 and one, Davide Squillace, Joseph Capriati, The Littleman.
Currently he continues working and showing total commitment with music, preparing a lot of tracks that we will glimpse at the course of time, because, as he says “This love will never end. “
To highlight on the growing Argentinian electronic scene is not an easy task, nevertheless Bodeler knew how to stand out as a referent on the main clubs and festivals inside the country. A deep explorer of house music, his productions have the approval of Dj’s like Luciano, Richie Hawtin, tINI, Nick Curly, Franco Cinelli or Alexi Delano, just to name a few. And his recent feature on the tINI & The Gang parties on Ibiza and different parts of South America is among his latest hits, but it’s not the only one, as he’s planning on touring Europe again on May 2015.
Borned and raised in Buenos Aires, Brian Gros is one of the main emerging artist to have come from South America
In recent years with an avantgarde style and innovative sound he was able to capture the attention of record labels and club’s a like. He has been catering to dance floors all around the world with Minimal Techno and Tech-House.
In 2011, Brian was hand picked by Richie Hawtin to take part in the “V/A New Horizons”
2014 was the yeas of his first EP released by Minus called “Miss You” which claimed the number 1 spot in the minimal beatport chart.
When it comes to produce, he shows his versatility adapting the everyday and creating new ways of sound.
His second album was released at the end of september 2015 through m-nus with the name of “No reason to lie”. With his last achievement work enter on the world scene and got a wide repercussion.
His career as a produce seems to have no limit and day by day he grows up with his tracks sounding in the main dance floors of the world scene.
As a DJ he has participated in events as the last two Enter Creamfields Editions where he stands out by his sounds and where he has been accepted by the public.
He has shaker and shared the dance floor with Richie Hawtin, Dubfire, Maceo Plex, Gaiser, Chris Liebing, Hobo, Art Deparnament, Marcel Dettman, Matador, Troy Pierce, Stephand Bodzin, Christian Smith, Carlo Lio & Barem.
In 2007, Magda and Troy Pierce met Click Box. After some music exchanges, they invited Click Box to release the EP Espaço & Tempo by their label Items & Things, until then a Minus sub record label.
After the great success of this release Click Box were invited by Richie Hawtin to be part of the main cast of artists on his label, Minus. There, Click Box have released numerous EP ‘s.
And until now, Click Box continue to release great records on Items & Things, Minus, Amazing Records and also on South American labels like Timbral Records, Ninefont, Unique Community and Noise Music.
Click Box also worked on collaborative projects with artists such as Marc Houle and the collective Run Stop Restore ( Magda, Troy Pierce & Marc Houle ) , and have been doing remixes for many renowned artists and labels like Plastikman, Remain, Gabriel Ferreira, Miro Pajic, Jahcoozi and others.
With a successful career, the Click Box never stopped, always touring from Europe to South America!
In few words, Click Box drive through a fine blend of techno, house and electro, creating a hybrid sound that is instantly recognized by the public .
The new Click Box show speaking with the present, past and future, in cyclical pulses and rhythms, the ascending and descending, the full and the empty, minimalism to maximalism, turning it into a single musical unity and unique formula.
Decri is one of the youngest and most requested DJs of the national scene. At 22 he already has countless dates for best clubs in Buenos Aires and the interior of the country having presented at Crobar, Rio Electronic Music, Level, Jet, Input, Rose in Rio, and his monthly residence at Club69 at the mythic Niceto Club.
His sound is characterized by the purest groove of the House sound Underground conmatices Micro and its derivatives. He currently divides his time in the studio and in the academy Arjaus, where he trains new music professionals in the DJ discipline with Cdj.
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Federico Molinari is an exponent of fine house music in all its possible facets. Originally trained as a bass guitarist, he finds his roots in musical genres such as jazz, ambient, bossa nova, and electronica. This continuous search has kept him constantly evolving, picking and adding distinct flavours to his approach to music. Molinari’s playful and intertwined sounds are locked closely together with deep, warm, bassy and hypnotic rhythms. His dj sets as well as his productions tend to find a common ground where humorist and sleek tones gradually mingle. He is a music selector with more than 20 years of experience with a true elegant and subtle mixing style. He co-founded the imprint ‘Oslo’ alongside Nekes. The essence of this project was ‘a way to express their own ideas of electronic music’ and also as a ‘home base’ for their own productions and those of friends. Within just a few years of its 2007 launch, Oslo gained much widespread international attention for its superb and original releases. Molinari has collaborated with producers such as Guillaume & the Coutu Dumonts, Alexis Cabrera, and Vera, among others. He has released on labels like Tsuba, Melisma, Apollonia, Pressure Traxx, Point of View, Epilog, Raum…Musik, Cure Music, and including his own. By the end of 2017, Federico releases his first LP – a deep pool of captivating and intricate sounds – on the highly regarded Russian imprint Nervmusic.
Dino Ross es la conjunción de lo fresco, dinámico, versátil, y ecléctico en un mismo artista proveniente de la nueva escuela de Sudamérica.
Sin adoptar patrones ni estilos supo siempre desenvolverse en un sonido característico que lo ha llevado a destacar del resto, sorprendiendo así en cada una de sus presentaciones.
El rápido ascenso que tuvo, fruto de un trabajo duro y parejo en silencio lo ha llevado a captar la atención, rompiendo en las mejores cabinas del Continente como La Santanera (México) Ovo (Punta Del Este, UY) BAUM (Bogotá, CO) Bizarro (Lima, PE) Pachá, Crobar, Bahrein, Niceto, y hasta el mítico Club 69 Buenos Aires.
He is one of most referential artists from the Argentinian minimal techno scene, with more than 14 years as a dj and producer.
In 2008 Richie Hawtin, Ambivalent, Paco Osuna and Marco Carola started to play one of his tracks called “Gum”, making know his name and style all around the world.
Gum Ep, was a success in sales, a “must have track” for a lots of Djs.
That opened him the door to make his firsts German Tours and to release in the labels: RRYGULAR and Dekadent Schallplatten.
Jorge was remixed by Tim Xavier and Franco Cinelli among others.
He played in clubs as Weekend in Berlin, Orangerie Ferropolis (Leipzig), was part of BERMUDA (Berlin Music Days) and in the bigger Festival from the North of Spain.
In July 2012 he was included in a compilation (Ground by Ambivalent)
and release his track called “Owl” in the new sub-label from Minus called Minus12.
Now in 2013 he appear again, with a new release in vinyl and digital format, this time for MINUS (Exchange Ep), sharing the work with Nsound and Justin James, and looking forward for more tours, gigs and releases!
Ambivalent said about Jorge Ciccioli:
There’s a characteristic percussive quality to Jorge’s music
a kind of dirty rawness and an audacious simplicity. I can never know exactly what Jorge is going to put out next, but I know he won’t let me forget about it, and it will definitely be unique.”
On the hunting of new sounds a knowledge has been raised by the nature of the secrets. A strong link between creativity and technology is reflected, combining the ludic with the artistic; the vanguard, the innovation, and the experimentation with the new musical tendencies of electronic. Looking to renovate the experience on the dance floor, open-minded to the forthcoming, to the astounding and the indefinite of the future. Having found a demiurgic way of being stated and managing to impose a befitting style at the time of mixing, their set is distinct for being highly dynamic and sporadic. Combining elements of house and techno while exploiting the use of Traktor, their DJ set follows a minimalist structure that engages with an atmosphere identified by a constant groove and an exclusive linkage to the audience. The DJ duo is always looking to amplify the bond with the fans in simultaneous with the ever evolving modern digital era through the social networks. Moreover, in conjunction with the desire to grow and undergo, they went beyond music and derived with the sui generis clothing brand MOC, manifesting a lone minimalist trend that captivates the night scenario. In 2018 they released “Abundance EP” where they reached Beatport’s top 55 in minimal/deep tech genre chart “We merge our minds to be the mind of a secret”
They shared cabin with iconic artists such as: Stefano Noferini, Fabio Florido, Dj Anna, Etapp Kyle, Elio Riso, Phil Kieran, Raffaele Attanazzio, Jorge Ciccioli, Ariel Rodz, Bodeler, Alexis Cabrera, Manu Desrets, Diego Ro-K, among many others.
They performed at dance clubs and events like: Crobar Club, Rio Electronic Music, Mute Mar del Plata, Only Bahia Blanca, Studio Crobar, Niceto Vega, Sethai, Terrazas del Este, Input, Social Club, and more.
Agustin Martin aka. Nektar Agu born in 1992, native of the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. He began his career as a musician in 2008 inspired mostly by the underground scene of countries like Romania, Russia and Germany.
This leads to a strong development of the influences that have marked his characteristic sound.
We can define his music as techno with minimalist IDM break sounds, and organic atmospheres or dissonant pads, connected texture and versatility suited to the dancefloor outcomes. With the release of his first EP ” Bad Habits’ and his participation in collaboration with Yaroslav Lenzyak entitled ” 2019 ” (both released by renowned Berlin label Sleep is Commercial), Nektar won the support of many artists around the world , including renowned names like Ricardo Villalobos, Barem, Blond:ish, Franco Cinelli, Mihai Popoviciu, Vid aka. Egal3, Bella Sarris, Arapu, Barac, Nu Zau, Faster, Pheek, S.A.M., Cesar Merveille, Chad Andrew, Kozo, Crihan, Jessica Diaz, Zendid among others, supported and played their tracks. In this way he was able to play alongside with local and foreign artists as Barac, Lowris, Ferro, Xandru, Piticu, U-More, Laylla Dane, Funk E, Vincentiulian, Petar Cvetkovic, Jorge Savoretti, Alan Castro, Bodeler among others.
Sergio Saffe is an important avant-garde artist, Mostly known for his organic and lineal sets full of percussion sound and envelope bassline.
After a tireless dedication in study of various genres, Sergio decided to expand his musical spectrum, adding to his roots a new wave of sounds, creating his own particular and unique brand of tech — house merged with techno, achieving a great adaptation to the current scene. Sergio´s production stage begins in 2008, releasing music on labels such as Godeeva Records, Sophia Records, Packet Music, Muuv, No Preset, Sk Recording, Dirty Music Club and Habla Music.
In his long journey djing he shared stages with some of the best artist in the scene including Marco Carola, Hot Since 82, Stefano Noferini, Dennis Cruz, H.O.S.H , Los Suruba, Wade, Andhim, Riva Starr, Guy Gerber, Fran Bortolossi, Marc Houle, Oliver Huntemann, Alan Fitzpatrick, Dominik Eulberg, Lee Burridge, Ben Klock, Do Santos, Bart Skill among others.
Tomas Saenz-24 years born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Influenced by genres House, Acid House, Deep – Tech, he managed to deep into the national scene.
Tomas has managed to play in the best clubs in the country and outside of it (Pacha, Crobar, State, Bahrein, Mute, Gate ,Voodoo Motel, etc.), sharing booth with artists like Ambivalent ( Minus), Felipe Venegas (Cadenza,Drumma), Danny Benedettini (Items & Things), Alexis Cabrera (Minus, Mindshake), Yousef (Defected, Get Physical), Gorge (Noir Music, 8Bit, Suara), Kaiserdico (KD Music , Drumcode), Fur Coat ( Hot Creations, Crosstown Rebels), Sasha Carrasi (Bedrock, Moan), Aldo Cadiz (Desolat, Moan, Kiling Klong), Faster (Rumania), Piticu (Rumania), Luc Ringeisen (Vinyl Club), Jimmy Van M (Bedrock Records,RLS, Realese), Jay West ( Off Recordings), Deep Mariano (Nite Recordings, Get Slow), Gabriel Ferreyra (Items & Things), Jorge Savoretti (Minus,Viva Music), Argenis Brito (Get Physical, Crosstown Rebels), Deepfunk (Microcastle, Sytem Recordings)
Ariel Rodz ( Mindshake Records, Bla Bla), Bodeler (Deep Tech Records), Jorge Ciccioli (Minus), Juan Zolbaran (Moan, Bla Bla), Brandub ( Minus, Drumma), Ale Castro (Savor, Hermine Records), Nacho Bolognani ( Act Natural, Baile Musik)
Toomy Disco aka Marin Iliuta is by no means the fresh faced new comer he looks. After making his dj debut in 2007, he became a regular player in Buenos Aires club scene and slowly began to gain recognition between his colleagues and crowds. Despite still being relatively young, he has actually been toiling away, building up an enviable discography and laying down fierce DJ sets for a whole decade.
Right from the off he began making a big impact with early releases and has continued to quietly but competently build up momentum ever since. The upshot of this is that he is now at the point where he is a mainstay on the underground scene around South America, Europe and beyond.
The reason he has always stayed in favour is because the music he makes is of an effortlessly timeless nature. He doesn’t follow trends or tropes of the day, but rather he focusses on distilling the New York and Chicago An eclectic artist with many characteristics between House and Techno. In the constant search of his own sound. Sometimes they are deep, sometimes they are rough, sometimes they are more direct, but always are they characterful things that stand proud of the crowd.
With long time passion for house that dates back to the early years, Toomy Disco is first and foremost a DJ, taking his signature sound to world renowned clubs.Now settled in Buenos Aires, Argentina, a true hub for electronic music, with regular DJ appearances at the city’s infamous underground clubs.
As a DJ, Toomy Disco aims to mix the old with the new, is still a passionate vinyl hoarder and spends plenty of time digging deep for sounds and styles a mile away from the ordinary: if he didn’t, he wouldn’t be able to boast regular gigs with Matthew Dear, Dusty Kid, German Brigante, Dj W!ld, Todd Terje and many others big names. And in a couple of big festivals in Buenos Aires such as: PM Open Air Spring Festival at Mandarine Park with Betoko, Hector Couto, Cuartero and more, all of which find him weaving together tracks that make you want to dance as well as making you feel something deep down inside.
With a discography of over 50 signed tracks between 12’’ Vinyl and digital releases up to date in great labels like Under The Shade (UK), Pushing Trolleys (AU), A Friend In Need (GER), NANG (UK, )Kitsunè (FR), The House Of Disco (UK), JEUDI (GER) between others.
Victoria Engel is a DJ and producer born in Argentina who possesses has a deep curiosity for music. At the age of 20, she began her studies at EMBA School of Music and rapidly established herself as one of the residents of Crobar, one of the most emblematic clubs in her country. In the short run, she began sharing stage with artists such as Ben Klock, Nicole Moudaber, Christian Brukhardt and Cassy, achieving a versatility that allows her to adapt to different types of cycles and events.
Due to the outstanding performance in her presentations, she managed to position herself as one of the most respected artists on the local scene, touring South America and visiting well-know clubs, such as La Feria in Chile or Crib in San Pablo.
Her solidity and versatility at the time of her presentations led her to tour Europe, managing to spread her music in emblematic clubs such as Club Der Visionaere, Elysia, Katerblau, Folklor and Hive, just to name a few. She shared booth with leading artists from the European underground scene, such as Praslea, Fumiya Tanaka, XDB or Thomas Melchior.
Among her latest works, her EP ‘Cortes Amarillos’, a vinyl released in 2017 by the Parisian label RA + RE Records that includes a remix of the dutch Andrea Cichecki. Truly stands out.
Currently, she is working on the search of new sounds in order to consolidate a new project, where she will show an essence related to electronic and industrial sounds.
Udolph is an artist like few, has left his mark on the national techno scene and is respected worldwide by the main references of the genre. He started playing in 1999 in different events until in 2004 he opened Cocoliche, a club he ran from that year until 2008 and positioned him as the best Latin American techno club and in the 32nd position of clubs worldwide (ranking resident advisor), ahead of mythical places like Tresor and Womb. He was a pioneer in bringing artists to Ben Klock, Marcel Dettmann, Len Faki, Anja Schneider, Monika Kruse, Paul Kalkbrenner, Mike Parker, Tommy Four Seven, Oscar Mulero, and Xhin among others. He is currently focused on his studio, working on new tracks and collaborations of which we will soon have news.