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Gare Mat K

Bogotá, Colombia

Minimal, Progressive House

AKA: Guillermo Rivadeneira

Baroque Limited Records, Frequenza, Progrezo Records
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Guillermo Rivadeneira Architech by career, Dj and producer by conviction. Guillermo Rivadeneira a.k.a. Gare Mat K, considered one of best Colombian Dj’s; second in the contest Thirst by Heineken music in his country selected by Somoking Jo & Tiesto

Gare Mat K, belongs to a delicate scene Guillermo Rivadeneira Architect by career; Dj and producer by conviction. Guillermo Rivadeneira a.k.a. Gare Mat K, considered one of best Colombian Dj´s; was second in the contest Thirst by Heineken music in his country selected by Smoking Jo & Tiesto. Gare Mat K, belongs to a delicate scene of Bogota´s culture. Delicate as far as which it has been the alma mater of all the sprouting of sorts, tendencies and styles that generate a public very demanding of new necessities. In addition, Gare profit to create his own sound unlike the others. His evolution has taken him to an actual sound that involves sounds and Minimal rhythms, without forgetting the subtle and the overtone. Defender and ambassador of Progressive House with a predilection towards to hypnotic harmonies.

We cannot deny that sessions on their own are the key to success, but often in our circuit of clubs the form to revitalize fame goes bound to other projects, platforms and supports that help to give weight to the artist at issue. It is precise to emphasize that his multiple sessions and last residence in the radio program THE MIX SESSIONS, transmitted by 88,9 FM have approached to him many national listeners, as soon as the invitation did last summer 2005 from Korland`s team for play at program called THE WOMB in Miami City; and overall his great emblem is Progrezo which is his label as a producer. Also, his residence at MIZU (Bogota 2003 – 2004) with a characteristic Set of 6 hours, and of course his last monthly residence in B-Lounge Medellín .

Gare Mat K has been invited to play at countries like U.S.A. and Chile. Was guest artist from recognized south American festival ?Rock al parque 2004’ under POSTHUMAN project front more than 50.000 people, and the 2005 year guest to ?Encuentro Electronico IV’ made at Theatre ?Jorge Eliecer Gaitan’ in Bogota city, where artists like Gustavo Lamas -Argentina, Vladislav Delay -Francia, Portable -U.K., Marciano -Chile, Crackhaus -Canada, Tim Hecker -Canada and Luomo -Finlandia were playing.

It is important to stress that he has been Dj ?warm up’ from John Digweed (two times), BT, Hernan Cattaneo, Loco Dice, Danny Howells, Danny Rampling, Martin Garcia, Carlos Fauvrelle, Da Hool, and Hatiras among others. Hi has shared scene with Sasha, Sander Kleinenberg, Timo Maas, Cassius, Oscar G, Bad Boy Bill, Westbam, Dr Motte, Ian Van Dahl and Tom Pooks among others. He was special invited to open the Enrique Bumburi concert, in Bogotá city.

Hi’s apparition in the world of musical business was with a production called CHAMP ELISEES, that was sent in Europe at the end of February of 2004 in four (4) different versions (LP) under MEDIA RECORDS Italy. In the middle of March of the same year, it leaves to the market maxi-single (CD) under ZYX and 2001 record label, appearing in more than 7 complicated across the world like “Matrix Club” from Italy.

His next release (2006) appear under PROGREZO RECORDS by the name of ‘AS A STRANGER’, which include special remixes from Carlos Fauvrelle (Portugal), Da Groovemakers (Colombia) and DC Project aka diego & cardona (colombia) with very good reactions from Randall Jones (Bedrock, Tigerhook, Renaissance), Sultan (Yoshitoshi, Tao, release), Dj Tarkan (Swift) and Matt Rickard (Ministry Of Sound, URB Mag, M8, hope recordings) among others.

His Premier compilation CD x 2 includes 23 tracks from Progrezo Records artists and great names such as Nick Warren, Jimmy Van M, IB, Christian Cambas, Cristian Paduraru, Tim Davison, Jiva, Rula, Moonbeam, Piece Process, Jim Rivers, Mike Miller, Alex Stealthy, Williams, Pitch & Hold and Rhythm Code among others.

Founder of Progrezo Records. First independent label company of electronic music in Colombia, which exposure minimal and progressive sounds made by a relevant team of national and international dj`s and producers. The label releases has been includes at the relevant BALANCE RECORD POOL, RELEASE PROMO; equally aupported by great worldwide artists, magazines and webzines around the world.