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Rico Putra (1945MF/monoHouse)
Back in the 90’s, during a so called alternative age was still on its best era in a small little town in Indonesia called Medan. When dance music is a proscribed thing, even in people’s thought, Rico has returned from overseas where he spent his time for studying. Bringing up the talent that wasn’t even talked about in this town. Gathering round a small community, which later known as Batser Crew in 1998.
In 2001. Later on, he, and some mates began to held small local gigs and parties just to form a dance-scene, from nothing. Starting from spreading he’s own flyers, organize an owned private party, only by intention to gather more people and dance music lover. Batser crew also known as Medan’s pioneer rave promotor.
In 2006, he created his own management, under the name of MONOHOUSE by recruiting new breed dj in town to declare his own mission, delivering quality house music. At the same time he run a small lounge called Monohouse-DJ-Session @ Chatternite/MusicRoom, Garuda Plaza Hotel, Medan for more than 2 years and proven successful in bringing a small community who love quality house music together
In 2010, Rico is honored by joining the knights of 1945 MUSIC
FACTORY from the founder him-self, Dj Romy Soekarno.
1945MF also known as the biggest EDM label in Indonesia.
In 2010 and 2011, Rico has been nominated 2 times for REDMA Ravelex electronic dance music award in Sumatera DJ of the year category.
In 2012, Rico release his first music production in Major Digital Online shop, such as Beatport, iTunes and more. With the “Rico Putra” artist name, signing with Control Record, Audio Expression Record, System Recording and 1945MF Record as well. His track (The Music Remix) was included in Myon & Shane45 Beatport chart
In 2013, Rico create his own alter ego. "HALOMYLO" Delivering his own interest in deep house down tempo scene.