CAMILO SERNA

CAMILO SERNA

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Known as DJ Serna, Dj and Producer from Medellin, Colombia, is one of the most tallented emerging techno djs from Latin America. Influenced by artists like Chris Liebing, L... read more
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Biography

Location: Medellín, Colombia Colombia
Genre: Techno

Known as DJ Serna, Dj and Producer from Medellin, Colombia, is one of the most tallented emerging techno djs from Latin America. Influenced by artists like Chris Liebing, Lars Klein, Michael Burkat, Patrik Skoog. Serna began producing music purely for fun with various projects since around the age of 15.

As a full time techno soldier, Serna started producing at his studio and doing live sets at various local parties, becoming quickly a favorite. In 2005, he formed Intelligent Division with his long-time friends. They agreed to take things to the next level and show their music and work to a much wider audience.

Camilo Serna is no new-comer to a unique knowledge of composing music with banging, rare and uncompromising emotion. The sounds of Camilo Serna are pure and precise. A purity that immediately caught the mature ears of a lots of big labels and artists as soon as they heard his demos. Being able to succeed and show his music all over the globe.

The unique formula of Camilo Serna is not hard to understand, it involves vision, an objective and a logical mental structure to materialize such ideas and then, a sense of measuring what he has done in the past and what he needs to do in the future.

Camilo Serna is one of the biggest Colombian techno-names. With sounds that involve dark techno, with funky- groovy minimal lines. His new sound is pretty amazing in the long line of the Detroit-bred. He´s capable of creating an atmosphere and of setting fire to the dancefloor wherever he goes. From the “Summer Dance Festival” in Cartagena- Colombia to “Pacha” in London, including the “Ministry Of Sound” as well and big festivals like the “Beatcamp Underground Festival” in Barranquilla.

All his music is composed with the same energy than his DJ sets. He makes techno with an emphasis on dark and experimentation over popular sounds. Having recorded a few tracks with Deraout, other member of Inteligent Division Label, with an early and mid ’90s sound, helped change the face of modern techno and sparked a creative renaissance.

He’s the only Latin American dj that played in Radio Gotham City (Gotham Grooves Records), hosted by DJ Becka and Agent Orange, streamed by livesets, the biggest electronic music radio. Currently is living in London, a place well known to be the forefront of electronic music.

A few words can easily describe Camilo Serna´s style: banging, hypnotic, complex, dark, deep and minimal groovy techno and his work will soon be featured as a distinguishable sound.

His debuts are in a large list of partys included djs like: Marco Lenzi, Dj Preach, Marco Carola, Renato Cohen, Deetron, Paul Mac, Mauro Picotto, Carl Cox, Camea, Adam Beyer, Space Djs, Ozgur Can, Danilo Vigorito, Valentino Kanzyani, Marco Nastic, Dj Budai, Joris Voorn, Ade Fentom, Technasia, Loco Dice, Magda, Troy Pierce, Dj Murphy, Paul Van Dyk, Umek, Derrick May, and more.

Other Interests: Girls, videogames, photography, cars, computer technology and movies.

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Camilo Serna