MANUEL SAHAGUN

MANUEL SAHAGUN

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Manuel Sahagun is considered one of the exciting new talents in the house music scene. He started in 1998 experimenting with his computer and exploring DJing as a hobby, pl... read more
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Biography

Manuel Sahagun is considered one of the exciting new talents in the house music scene. He started in 1998 experimenting with his computer and exploring DJing as a hobby, playing around with sounds that went from house to techno. Influenced by artists like DJ Dan, Derrick Carter and DJ Sneak, he acquired a taste for funky and deep house. Starting professionally in 2001, Manuel positioned himself quickly as a house music reference among Argentinean DJs with his residences at Superclub (now Crobar) and Buenos Aires own Pachá. There he played sets alongside top DJs like Chemical Brothers, Terry Lee Brown Jr., Justin Robertson, Hipp-E, etc.

Besides his residencies at Pacha and Superclub, Manuel has played in clubs and big festivals like Personal Fest that had an attendance of 25,000 and international acts such as Pet Shop Boys, Primal Scream, Blondie, P.J. Harvey, Morrisey; and at Festival BUE where 10,000 gathered to see Massive Attack, FC Kahuna and others. Another highlight has also been his participation in the famous Creamfields Buenos Aires (done uninter-rupted for the past 8 years). Manuel has also worked under several radio stations. His appearances let him share his music in some of Argentina’s most important dance radios. A few mentions are Metro-Dance FM, X4-FM, Radio Kosiuko FM and the Global Station 93.1.

Today, Manuel travels all over the country playing at several events and bringing his blend of house music to fans everywhere. He’s had the pleasure to be invited to play in other cities like San Francisco, Denver, Miami (WMC 2009), Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Quito, Guayaquil, Bogotá, Asunción, etc.

As a producer Manuel Sahagún began in 2002, but it wasn’t until 2005 when he got to widely promote his first EP for Wiggle Recordings, After that, many other releases came up in different labels such as Flavor, Guesthouse, Look At You to name a few. He has also had an important appearance on the well-known British label Drop Music in 2008, establishing him as a respected artist in the underground house scene. Manuel shows diversity a producer taking in deep, funky, tech, electro and disco sounds while keeping it fresh and original with clever sampling and funky bass lines, guitar licks, and trippy progressions. He has also been remixed by many important DJ’s from the underground house scene like Jay West, Da Sunlounge, Inland Knights, and others. His music received huge support from DJs like Terry Francis, Mark Farina, Lawnchair General, Miguel Migs, DJ Heather and many tracks has been licenced for important commercial compilations like Hed Kandi, Ministry Of Sound, Dj-Kicks, Milk & Sugar and more.

Sharing booths with Terry Francis, Seb Fontaine, Justin Roberston, Dj Falcon, Chemical Brothers, Jay West, Asad Rizvi, Max Graham, Terry Lee Brown Jr, Mazi, Magik Johnson, FC Kahuna, Miles Maeda, Jazzy Eyewear, Giom, Iz & Diz, East Coast Boogiemen, Wally Lopez, Colin Dale, Oxia, Richard Grey, Hipp-e, Shawn Ward, Grant Dell, etc.

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