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SPTL117: Luis Groove

Catch Luis at Sankeys this winter.

Playing dates at Sankeys during their winter program, you will have listened to this guys skills at the various Viva Warriors parties, under the 'U Wanna Escape?' name. Enjoy.


Luis Groove, originally from Tenerife but based in Madrid/Ibiza, started his professional career in 1996, being considered nowadays as one of the most relevant artists from the scene in the Canary Islands and one of the most important faces of the new electronic spanish wave.

Being Co-Owner and Label Manager along with Jose Armas of the canarian label ‘Lowpitch', with more than four years in the market and considered by many as one of the most active and respected digital labels in the spanish electronic scene in addition of his last residencies the last three years in ‘Club 7 Madrid' or the last summer at 'El Ayoun Ibiza' along with the production of his own party 'u wanna escape ?' have made the name of Luis Groove more recognized in the spanish electronic music scene.

During the last years he's gone with his record bag through places like Ushuaia Beach Club, Space, Sankeys, Privilege, Blu, El Grial, Hotel Es Vive (Ibiza), Altavoz Festival, Tag After Club (Italy), MFG Club (Berlin), The Ditch (Londres), Goa @ Fabrik, Weekend, Museo Chicote, Smile Fresh House (Madrid), Velvet, Heaven (Gran Canaria), Miniclub, Friends, Foc in Festival (Valencia), Life Parade (Barcelona), or Emporio, Bauhaus Cafe (Sevilla). All this, leaving behind legendary residences in Tenerife in places like 'LegoGroup' (Diamond Matinee/ LegoClub) and 'Elementhal Events' (Eolica Festival, Magma Meeting), ‘Barock' and the afterhours-club BB+, where he left a deep mark in the whole scene, after ten years in front of the saturday nights and sunday mornings sessions.

Behind the decks, Luis Groove is eclectic, versatile and chamaleonic, basing his sets in being especially close to the audience, place and moment he's playing. His skill when fusing with elegance and effectiveness present underground electronica with oldshool classics, together with an exquisite and varied musical selection, are undoubtedly, his best weapons at the dj booth. The energy, freshness and charisma he reveals in all his sets to the dancefloor, added to a style with high doses of deep, funk and lot of groove, has got him in an unstoppable ascension in his career to the international electronic scene. More than fifteen years collecting music and his influences since he was a kid are also highly reflected in his sets, infected of the american house from Chicago-Detroit and England's ‘rave' sound from the early 90's, to Germany's Techno and Brithish Tech House of the last decade, or the french touch or filtered disco.

After some good releases in ‘Lowpitch' like Eolica, Snapshot Remixes, Slow Night, or the remix of Underyourseat for his buddy Javier Carballo in 'Overall Music' Luis has the support of names like Josh Wink, Marco Carola, Enzo Siragusa, Martin Landsky, Mihai Popoviciu, Osunlade, Tania Vulcano or Nima Gorji. In this field Luis continues to develop his producing skills, preparing new releases and remixes to be released on his own label and on others like Overall Music and more in the upcoming months.

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