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Otimai – “So simple as you say it…”
Otimai is Nuno Pereira and very early he began to offer new rhythms to the world. In the early age of 8 years old he was already playing piano and guitar and throughout his teens he had several bands like “VNC”, “Implosão” and “Silk Hat Jump”.
After traveling around some musical instruments and musical styles, in 1997 it’s time to turn around the vinyl, his true passion. Quickly he starts to play as a DJ in several techno parties as Nuno Pereira, sharing DJ booth with some of the most charismatic names in the current outlook. From Kremlin (Lisbon) to “Palácio de Cristal” (Foz, Oporto), from Coconuts to hundreds of parties from north to south, at the time he already was always spreading his good mood and left his mark.
The affirmation of electronic music in Portugal followed various paths and Nuno Pereira traveled to Trance, to the magic of the countryside or the serenity of a secluded beach. Then he starts musical production and create several projects such as “Quorum”, “Cloud9” and “Toxin Project”. Here too soon too he joins in with some of the best, playing dj’s at the time. In 2001 he enters in a FM Radio Station as a Sound Designer and once more, he quickly proves his capabilities and features for 1 year a program of dance music of his own authorship.
Entering the XXI century represented the opening of doors and new worlds, where he completed a degree in Communication Sciences and Culture and asserted as a professional in the field of audiovisuals and multimedia, having gone through several agencies which highlights in the creative direction of the famous design magazine “Computer Arts”.
2011 is the hour, the year, the day, Otimai’s moment, the culmination of a journey, the result of believing! The reason to exist is exactly that one, proving that’s possible, showing the importance of dreams and that music represents all the magic and joy of life.