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Rendez-vous with Hector @ Ibiza Dj Awards 201319/04/2017

Hector talked to us at the Ibiza Dj Awards about his tattoos, upcoming tracks and of course about Ibiza.

Hector talked to us at the Ibiza Dj Awards about his tattoos, upcoming tracks and of course about Ibiza.

Hector's signature lies as much in his deft melodic touches and powerfully driving beats, as it does in his relentless forward motion and transformation.

The journey so far has taken him from Mexico to England and Germany, from the DJ booth of Guadalajara's Bar Americas, to releases for labels like Desolat, Tsuba, 2020 Vision and Mobilee, with an extended stint behind the counter of London's famed Phonica Records in between.

Hector's eventual relocation to Berlin coincided with even more accelerated momentum for the DJ and producer; he has since criss-crossed the globe, performing at festivals like Time Warp, DEMF, Kazantip, Awakenings, BPM, Hideout and Sunwaves, alongside club sets for Tokyo's Womb, Space Miami, Fabric London and New York's Output, while spearheading tours of North & South America, and making regular appearances at Ibiza institutions Music On, Carl Cox - Revolution, Enter. and Used + Abused.

On the eve of the launch of Stone Raiders - a new mixed-media venture that will encompass warehouse parties, a clothing brand, and a record label - Hector is poised to add ever more accomplishments to a list that already has him marked as a talent to watch.

Hector began DJing at the age of 16 after hearing visiting European DJs play on their rare trips to his home city, Guadalajara. Inspired by the sounds of Carl Craig, Moodymann, The Timewriter and Terry Lee Brown Jr., Hector realized that his future lay in music. After finding his feet at Bar Americas, Hector headed for England, where fell in love with the capital‘s music scene. While playing in Ibiza, he befriended Simon Rigg of Phonica Records and soon began working at the Soho store upon his return to the city.

After having the honour of being first producer to release on Phonica's in-house label, Hector developed a strong following through acclaimed releases and remixes on 8Bit, Watergate, One Records, Siesta Records, Saved Records. A deep knowledge and infectious passion for cutting-edge music have made Hector a beloved figure on the international club circuit, and he continues to relish the opportunity to play alongside his heroes and friends like Loco Dice, Carl Cox, and Richie Hawtin.

Hector's ambitions continue to stretch beyond the seen horizon as he constantly seeks to evolve, and foundations he has laid down so far ensure an even brighter future.

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