MastikSoul started his career in 92, in a time where his life was split between Portugal and France, and from where he watched the raise of a new musical culture, that in association with his strong African roots designed his talent in a unique form. Being connected to techno music for a while, where he released his first twelve-inch and developed his dj and producer skills, came in the late 90´s with the desire of embracing other styles. House music became his main inspiration. Read more on Last.fm
MastikSoul started his career in 92, in a time where his life was split between Portugal and France, and from where he watched the raise of a new musical culture, that in association with his strong African roots designed his talent in a unique form. Being connected to techno music for a while, where he released his first twelve-inch and developed his dj and producer skills, came in the late 90´s with the desire of embracing other styles. House music became his main inspiration. His vision and his style, both clearly reflect his origins, very percussive and tribal, and recently, with his musical productions, has been truly noticed and acclaimed by some of the biggest house names in the scene such as Tony Thomas, Tom Stephan, Grant Dell, Terry Francis, Nathan Coles, Layo, Circulation, Justin Drake from Peace Division, and also by the Uk´s main dance press like Mixmag, Jockey Slut and Dj Magazine. In the beginning of this century he builds a production studio in London, and materializes two important projects: 4Kenzo Recordings and Digital Distribution with dj Token Pace. The dj work increases in this period and he plays in important clubs such as Rex (Paris), Ultimate Base (London), Gas (London), The Cross (London), Locomia (Albufeira), Kremlin (Lisbon), Alcantara Club (Lisbon), Decadance (Belgium) among others. In 2003, MastikSoul starts strong with 4Kenzo recordings and with a release on Difference records entitle “South Tribal Ep.”, international recognition soon arrived. “South Tribal Ep.” Was licensed to TV show in UK and was supported by many acclaim djs. In 2003, MastikSoul licenses a track entitle “I believe”, to a compilation mixed by Eddie Richards for much acclaimed club Fabric in UK. Works increases and MastikSoul starts new label Moxi Records with is fellow tribal guru Tony Thomas. With support of djs like Carl Cox and Tennaglia to name a few, Moxi records becomes a world reference. End of 2004 MastikSoul is a well-established producer on upcoming releases on labels Like Wiggle recordings (UK), Tribo recordings (Spain), Household recordings (US) and Eye4sound (UK). In 2005 MastikSoul starts 2 new labels, Yoda recordings with US master ADD aka Jay household and Hoshi recordings for Iberian market. 2005 becomes more and more the year for MastikSoul. Releases on 2005 include labels such as: Wiggle (UK), Household recordings (US), Uppercutz (US), Warbled (US), Is this (UK), Territory (US), 4kenzo (UK), Hoshi (Spain), Yoda (US). Mastiksoul remixes Get Fucked, Jason Vasila, Gabo (Brazilian star) and collaborates in studio with old school master Nathan Coles and Gabo. In 2005 MastikSoul also tours intensively in countries like Germany, Austria, Belgium, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Bulgaria, Portugal, USA among others. 2006 Mastiksoul reaches another level on is career as a producer with collaborations in studio with Dj Sneak and Renato Cohen. Making Mastiksoul one of the top house producers today. More dedicated on is own labels Mastiksoul sees is much acclaim label 4kenzo recordings one of the top labels in the world with a rooster that includes: Dj Sneak / Renato Cohen / Brett Johnson / Johnny Fiasco / 1200 Warriors / Angel Alanis / Tony Thomas / Joey Youngman just to name a few. Mastiksoul also starts Kitsam rec, a digital label exclusive for Beatport and sees plays from top djs like : Danny Tennaglia / Dj Vibe / Saeed Younan and many more, making Mastiksoul one of the top sellers on Beatport, Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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