Sunday, July 14
Hugo Cantarra is a DJ, producer, remixer, label owner (KIDS Records Foundation) and art director based between France and Asia, already signed to Armada Music / Pacha Recordings.
A self-taught drummer and producer, he grew up looking up to the likes of Supertramp, Daft Punk or Steve Angello, who helped him shape his own sound and identity.
He is the pioneer for the fusion betwen the electronic music and charity for kids around the world with his label KIDS Records Foundation wich is giving all profits from music to UNICEF to help disadvantaged kids of the planet. The foundation is already supported by big names such as Hardwell, Don Diablo, Tiesto, Nicky Romero, DANNIC to say a few.
2015 : His first release « Mercury » is out on the prestigious records label Armada (Armin Van Buuren label – Swanky Tunes sublabel). Supported by Dimitri Vangelis & Wyman, Martin Garrix, Swanky Tunes, Julian Jordan, Maxon, Yves V, Promise Land, …. All earnings of ‘Mercury’ will be donated to UNICEF for children charity actions over the world.
Beginning 2017 and for one year, Hugo leaved Beijing and start a new challenge in Macau, the chinese Las Vegas, as Head of Music/Resident DJ for the most famous cherries over the world « PACHA ».
All his tireless work ensures that Hugo also benefits from the recognition of websites and blogs around the globe.
Hugo is a man that truly never stops. His total dedication to electronic music and the wider scene that it is a part of has enabled him to develop into one of the most important artists within the whole movement. With determination, talent, creativity and most importantly, a love for music that can’t be rivalled, Hugo is sure to continue his lasting affect on house music for years and years to come.
After 1000+ DJ dates internationally in the last 5 years, he is set to be a breakout year for Hugo : Already 4 records planned for 2018 on world famous records labels and tones of projects under construction.