diego ro-k

Buenos Aires, Ar
Artist / Band / Musician
Techno / Electro / House
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Born in Buenos Aires ,he was first interested in dance music when he was around 11 years old.Disco & funk were his first influences.
He started to spin underground dance styles round the mid eighties.
Since then,Diego played in every underground place, gig or party that has been made in Argentina.
He introduced, played and promote in Buenos Aires various house and tecno styles in different clubs.Industrial, dark,EBM, acid, funk, retro, disco, garage,minimal,electro,and breaks aswell,were used and showed by Diego through his 20 year Dj career.This was mainly for that kind of people that is always looking for innovating sounds,
Because of the many influences, with fine taste when selecting and energizing latin way of spinning, is impossible for him to stick to one genre.
Diego travels through almost every electronic dance style ,with the enough versatility to play housey or booming music,depending the club mood,he builds a special kind of set that defines his open minded style.From de deepest, darkest styles to the funky rocking ones.
Because of his skills he was named as the "Maradona of Djs" in 1998 , by the biggest selling newspaper from argentina " Clarin".
He's been spinning in Europe and USA since 1993 and played in Argentina and all over the world with top Dj's.
Booked by the biggest dance companies worldwide such as Cocoon(ger), Cream (UK) or Ministry of Sound (uk),playing in the best clubs (Amnesia(ibz),Pacha(ibz/bs as),Space(ibz),Privilege(ibz),Dc10 (ibz),Moog(bcn),,Cocoon(ibz/fra),First Ave (minn),Crobar (chi/bs as),Nikky Beach (mia), etc.
His first Ep as D+D was out in 1995 .In there was included "discobabydisco" which was remixed by Freddie Fresh.
Signed by Emi D+D released "Estimulante" an Lp containing collaborations of several djs as Ricardo Vilalobos and Woody "ESP" Mc Bride among others.
Various independent labels as POP ART and KSK had Diego's productions in their catalogues,The remixes he did for the major pop/rock bands from argentina,(Babasonicos,Ratones Paranoicos,Catupecu Machu,Los Twist) gave him a special respect among the local rockers.
Touring constantly through all Argentina, South America and worldwide.
Promotes and produces his own gigs called RO-K.COM.The idea of this parties is to show only vanguard or cult artists.Djs like Vitalic (gigolo/citizen) , Abbe Duque , Woody "Esp" Mcbride , Blake Baxter (Tresor), Jeff Bennet and Justin Harris(MFF), played in this gigs.
From 2005 till 2009 ,Diego hosted his Ro-k.Com parties and a weekly night in Buenos Aires , named "Wacha".
This is the best midweek underground choice in Buenos Aires city .Djs like Superpitcher, Kompakt owner Michael MAyer,Sci9,Oliver Hutemann,Florian Meindle,Tigerskin ,Andre GAlluzzi,Tom Pooks or Esp , played along others.
Summer 2008 will find Diego playing for the first time in Russia and the usual Barcelona and Ibiza gigs.
Cocoon South American Resident since 2007 ,Diego will play at the main club in Frankfurt along with Sven Vath and in all Cocoon Gigs in Buenos Aires.
In 2010 Diego has 2 monthly residences in Cocoliche (one and only tecno night in town) ,one odf his own called "dig It" and "Limited >edition " with D+D (with diego cid).
Also you may find Diego playing regularly in Shamrock Basement ,Crobar ,or Vodoo MOtel ,also in Buenos Aires.
Produccion and travelling are the main issues nowadays.Cheq releases!!
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