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João Rodrigues aka Médio is a portuguese producer, DJ and live performer.
When performing, his music selection, energy and swift mixes usually result in breathless audiences.
As a producer, his first release, "Cockbitch In The Sky" (Razat Laboratory Recs), featured in the "Generation Noize, Vol 3" compilation (Catwalk Records), that includes artists as Cyberpunkers, Fukkk Offf and Dirty Disco Youth.
He also released the track "Pull Pull" (Ribaplay Recs) and has many more to come.
In March, 2013 Médio won the Drum&Bass Arena & Pioneer european DJ competition with his savage three decks mix.
At the age of 15, João started his musical formation. He studied music and learned to play the guitar at a Jazz school. Soon he discovered music was his great passion and decided to dedicate his life to its understanding.
In 2006 he joined the Trip Hop band Imkino as a guitarist and co-composer, recording several studio tracks.
Later that year he started a college degree in Sound, where he studied music production.
The electronic music culture was getting stronger and João's experience with music went beyond the classes he took. Between the Drum and Bass, Electro, Dubstep and Psy-Trance parties and the jam sessions he had with artists like Razat and DJ Ride, he started to receive and share knowledge in sound design and music production. It was that cultural boom that put João in the path to become Médio. In his last year in college, influenced by the complexity of sound creation, he started to explore Drum and Bass production and had his first contact with live act performances.
In 2009, after graduating from college, João created and started teaching an Electronic Music Production degree at the Jazz school where he studied.
Inspired by the infinite possibilities that electronic music offers, Médio developed a creative identity that is as wide as the genres he explores. Drum and Bass, Maximal Electro and Dubstep are just some of the ways he found to exteriorize what he has learned along the way.