Flavio Grifo Beatport


Flávio Aurélio Frazão Costa, was born in 1977 in São Luís city, Maranhão State. He developed a taste for electronic music at a young age. In the 80´s, he enjoyed the sounds of house music, Depeche Mode, Erasure, Information Society, New Order, and other styles of Dance music, Electronic Music Producers and Electronic music Groups as Kraftwerk. In 1989, Flavio began learning on his own the techniques of DJing. At 1990 he began DJ’ing private parties, and in 1991 he began DJ’ing bigger parties.

Obeying his parent’s wishes, in 1995 Flavio continued his studies, and completed a degree in Information Systems. In 2001, Flavio returned back to DJing activities putting his education, maturity and determination to establish himself as a DJ in his hometown. It was no easy task where his signature trance style was a stranger in his city. Flavio went on to become a trance pioneer in his hometown, energized by his passion for the trance genre.

He started his journey slowly, first DJ’ing at communities radio stations in São Luís city, his birth city. His work was great and Flávio grifo was soon invited to DJ for Big Radios in Brazil as Jovem Pan, Mirante FM from Rede Globo, + FM, and other big commercial radio stations. In Maranhão State, he is Resident in Zuada Program for Mirante FM on Saturdays nights, and he was Na Balada Resident in Jovem pan Radio from his city. Flavio was DJing in Big Events such as Kitaro Beats, Rave Moon, Celebration, The Party of Electronic music (Mirante FM Birthday), Maranhão pop music, Eco Festival, Electron Beach, N.A.T.I.V.I.T.Y., PPP in Belém City, Clubs and Pubs how Studio 7, Fabrica, Lythium (Belém City), XMotion and another Clubs and parties.

In addition to all his experiences with DJing, Flavio produces some of the most exciting trance music in the world. One the most respected DJs/Producers of Brazil, Flavio prides himself on his different style of production, always searching for new sounds to produce his tracks and make a unique style. His style is a mix of progressive + uplifting + tech trance with some hard elements thrown in the same track. The DJ/Producer Flávio Grifo has now united with Great DJs and Producers in Brazil in his collaboration in the website TranceBrasil.com.br., to advance the trance scene in Brazil.

The DJ/Producer Flávio Grifo shows his productions to all of the world with quality, and he is respected by many producers in Brazil and another Countries. His tracks are signed with Italian Label R & R Music, rermusic.com, with many tracks played for Great DJs in Europe, Japan, and the Americas.

He Made great shows with his tunes in electrialsound.com , Frequencies Hosted by Giorgio ponticelli on di.fm, etn.fm hosted by Rising Stars, mysteria.se.

His tracks have been played on RADIO NRJ DENMARKEXTRAVADANCE, RADIO NRJ BELGIUMEXTRAVADANC, Pure DJ and played in many clubs around the world.