Alinep (Ali Nepomuceno)
Born and raised in Manila, Alinep comes from a family where music played a vital part of everyday life, Alinep was put into music classes at an early age. From collecting tapes of jazz bands, collecting vinyl records and attending DJ events, Alinep started off being a fan towards the path of becoming a DJ. He started playing at small bars and lounges and soon was given the opportunity to play different clubs. In the long run, his maturity in music paid off and earn club residencies.
Alinep has shared the decks alongside heavyweights Darren Emerson, Nick Warren, Yousef, Slam, Dave Seaman, Anil Chawla, Luke Fair, Jimmy Van M, Josh Wink, Umek, Joy Kitikonti, Timo Garcia, Nelski, Frank Mueller, Quivver, Xhin, Secret Cinema, Ramon Tapia, James Zabiela, Guti, Dirt Crew, KiNK, Satoshi Fumi to name a few. He also has been invited to play in World DJ Festival in South Korea and featured parties in Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia and tours around China.
Alinep’s music productions has been well supported and played by top-notch artists. His tracks has been featured by Satoshi Fumi’s “Outerspace” in Proton Radio, The Housing Project, Jackinbeatz Collective, “Deep & Deeper” in Tunnel FM and "HEY! Muzik’ by Michel De Hey. His music for Blacksoul also hit renown WMC Miami.
Alinep’s musical imprint in his dj sets and music production are very poetic and is rooted from deep house to techno, minimal to techhouse, Detroit to Chicago and the beat goes on and on defining his own club space.
Aside from music production and djing, Alinep founded Manila Underground with Martin Lugtu and Pav Parrotte – a collective of local djs/producers/promoters and foreign-locals who love and live for non-commercial electronic music. More to his music vision, Alinep manages and co-owns an independent record label, Asia Music as Artiste & Repertoire and Musical Writer.
Alinep is Asia’s very own and one of Asia’s respected underground DJs and music producers to date. His passion for his music work and his unique style of music blend has earned him recognition in the underground music community globally.
Alinep is one of the newest artists of MakTub Music – a label run by Arjun Vagale and Logiztik Sounds based in India and Uruguay. His release entitled “Meet the Sponks” for MakTubl got massive support from top artists like Nick Muir and Richie Hawtin who played it Sonar Off Barcelona and ENTER at Space, Ibiza.
Recently, Ellen Allien’s label, BPitch Control Team acknowledged Alinep’s works and talent.
Please watch out and support his forthcoming releases under Circle Music, Tenampa, Tanztone and more plus his future dates in his debut tour in the United States and Europe this 2014.