Rui V. (aka) R.V. was born in the 5 October 1976 in Évora, Portugal, where he grew up and started early to get involved in Music and Sound.
With 10 years of age had some equipment; Timex Computer 2048K (SPECTRUM) (which still holds), radio-cassette recorders and microphones and awakened to new sounds. Always with an avid curiosity for new music less commercial, from 14 years of age (the 1990s), started to buy some Vinyl Records through: Punk Rock , Alternative Rock , Hard Rock , Grunge , Post-Punk, Underground Music, Indie and Acid House, which was the first contact with Electronic Music, (turntable and mixer desk) that experimented in the weekly radio program that made with friends in High School where he studied.
In 1994 bought his first PC (personal computer) adquires the first editing and production software’s of electronic music and the first machine (Roland MC-303 Groovebox) in 1996. Had a more serious approach to the turntable (Technics) and Djing with his friends, of which techniques learned through his ear, curiosity and development. House Music, Techno and Acid are some styles that lived for some time with friends, with their musical interests and taste , cooperating with them and organized some private parties.
Influencias: John Cage , Robert Moog , Kraftwerk , Juan Atkins , Kevin Saunderson , Derrick May , Eddie “Flashin” Fowlkes , Giorgio Moroder , Ken Ishii , Jeff Mills , Frankie Knuckles , Afrika Bambaataa , Carl Craig , Blake Baxter , Steve Stoll , Octave One , Kenny Larkin , Stacey Pullen, Mike Banks, Robert Hood , Frankie Bones , Lenny Dee , Joey Beltram , Richie Hawtin , John Acquaviva , C.J. Bolland , Bob Marley , Westbam , Dr. Motte , Dave Angel , Luke Slater , Orbital , Underworld , Armand Van Helden , Gary Numan , James Ruskin , The Advent , Carl Cox , Adam Beyer , Darren Emerson , Laurent Garnier , Dave Clarke , Aphex Twin , Slam , Regis , DJ Hell , Speedy J , Oliver Ho , LFO , Ricardo Villalobos , Surgeon , 808 State , Vitalic , Sven Väth , Adam X , Norman Cook , FumiyaTanaka , Chris Liebing , The Chemical Brothers , Groove Armada , Basement Jaxx , Daft Punk , Moby , Massive Attack , Radiohead , Air , Röyksopp , Hot Chip , LCD Soundsystem , Coldcut , Josh Wink , Jim Masters , Green Velvet , David Alvarado , Tim Xavier , Abe Duque , Luke Solomon , Robert Armani , Loco Dice , MC Hammer , Sonic Youth , Mr. Oizo , Dubfire , Etienne De Crecy , Mouse on Mars , DJ Shadow , Alex Smoke , Los Hermanos , Dave Tarrida , Funk DVoid , Kenny Hawkes , Paul Mac , The Prodigy , Damon Wild , Rolando , Scan X , Steve Rachmad , Steve Bug , Freddy Fresh , Thomas Schumacher , Gui Boratto , Cassius , Deetron , Joris Voorn , JPLS , Gayle San , Christian Smith , Samuel L Session , Felix tha Housecat , Kult of Krameria , Dj Pierre , Emmanuel Top , Minilogue , Technasia , João Daniel , Renato Cohen , Rino Cerrone , Isolée , Takiu Ishino , Luciano , Robert Miles , Junior Jack , Alex Under , John Thomas , Alloy Mental and many more …
In late 90s, beginning of 2000 and therefore acquired more Machines such as (Mackie 1202, Sony DAT , Boss DR-5 and Alesis Microverb4) the second PC and its development takes him beyond even be invited to play in various places in Évora as: Club 16 , Bar Amas do Cardeal , Alçude , Capitulo 8 and Às de Copas , Time Out – Évora , Espaço Celeiros ; S.H.E. Sociedade Harmonia Éborense in Praça do Giraldo and gave a free (Workshop Dj) at Palácio Dom Manuel Évora. Marked its presence in Pita’s Bar in Redondo , at Dclub in Aljezur , had the pleasure of playing in the historical and mythical Alabastro in Albufeira (Algarve) and in Bairro Alto (Lisbon)Groove Bar .
In some of his nights shared cabins with national Deejay’s as well: Dj Chris San , Dj Funkat , Dj Sims , Dj FatInch , Dj SK-ra , DJ Headgarr , Dj Barils , Dj Richard G. , Dj Slot and Dj Fido. In addition to bars and clubs, participated and cooperated in private and public events. The music is a constant in its life and the emergence of new technologies makes to acquire new production machinery , continuing to play with vinyl at parties.
In 2007 created his first’s " demos " to MySpace in order to participate and disseminate the electronic Portuguese scene going in the underground. Assiduously participated in 2008 in the musical program “Antena3Danceclub” , “Purpurina” and RBMARadio “Ginga Beat” in National Radio Antena3 . Nowadays continues to produce and make sound’s and music even without publisher or label.
This is one of his passions and is sure to continue to shake the party-people with their Vinylset with turntables, mixing the clean technology with the charm, charisma and soul of electronic music, which provides special and unexpected moments in their eclectic sets.