TROTTER // His uncanny ability to create and combine Tropical vibes with NuJazz, NuFunk and Disco have made him one of the few artists able to create the perfect ambiance for club’s, parties and festivals, with powerful beats, mesmerizing grooves and a ﬂawless execution. Over 80 releases on several label’s, one of the most active producers in South America. In 2008 he was invited to join the Greek label “Timewarp Music”. CEO of Royal Soul Records, Trotter songs was remixed by names like all Good Funk Alliance, BTeam, Timewarp Inc, Quasamodo, Umbo, Kool Hertz, Shantisan and AtFunk, Pale the Kid, Afternoon in Stereo, DannyMassure, Neighbour, 70thFloor, Rocca & Yosh, Must Beat Crew, Beatfanatic, Jayl Funk, Basement Freaks , Morlack ,Cupcake Project, Qdup Foundation , Kreap , Niles Philips, DJ Smash among others….
SHANTISAN // Herbert Bachhofer, better known as Shantisan, has been djing between Europe and Brazil for more than fifteen years now. In addition to that he released several tracks on different record labels and runs a weekly radio show. His Brazilian Bossa & Drum’n’Bass fusion “Bring Back The Bossa Rock” as well as “Aquela E Minha Menina” are cool party bangers that reached a number 1 chart position for several weeks. Royal Soul Records representative for Vienna/AT
ZEL // Luiz Alfredo Abud, AKA, Zel. Born on September 11th, 1986, in Juiz de Fora/Minas Gerais. One of the best acknowledged names from the Brazilian Downbeat universe. Performs at night-clubs, partys and festivals, all over the country. For an instance: IDCH, Xxxperience, Tribe,1200 Festival, Orbital, Solaris, Tranceformation, Cachoeira Alta, Earth Dance and Universo Paralelo.
DAVID TABALIPA // Tabalipa began playing at 94, shaking the small alternative scene of the city of Niterói. Always a fan of black music, the ramifications of electronic black music soon won – his DJing hip-hop absorbed electrofunk, the trip-hop and breakbeat as a natural evolution. This highly danceable blend captured the ears across the bridge and David Tabalipa was invited to play at parties that marked the Rio. Royal Soul Records representative for Rio de Janeiro/RJ.
JOCA VIDAL // Works as a DJ and producer since 2002, when he took the drum’n’bass party “Febre” at Casa da Matriz in Rio de Janeiro. Another of his major projects was the “Take It Easy”, about lounge and downtempo music, performed at the side of the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas between 2003 and 2005. Royal Soul Records representative for Rio de Janeiro/RJ.
CUPCAKE PROJECT // It’s the Nu Disco side project produced by the Brazilian Rafael Araujo. Known music producer from the south of Brazil since 1999. CPCK was Cupcake Project when it first started. Lots of funky elements, thick bassline and late 70′s/early 80′s influence take the tracks beyond disco-ish vocals and strings and show you how real disco house should sound like! Over his DJ career, he played gigs all over Europe, Germany, France, Poland and England. In South America he played in countries like Argentina and Uruguay. In the USA gigs between Florida and California.
NIKO BORJA // I’ve been a DJ for 8 Years now. Started off with House and Latin influenced electronic music. Did that for about 4 years. I moved to Brasil and lived in São Paulo for a year, where I broadened my interests and became a more eclectic DJ. Been producing and have kept it underground, mostly because of a lack of promotion for my productions and DJ skills. Royal Soul Records representative for Bogota / Colombia.