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Romeo’s first interest in music shows in his early age. Begin as a member in kindergarten marching band team, until he got an acoustic guitar for his first musical instrument in the age of 10.
After graduate from University of Indonesia, this former basketball player launched as a DJ in the year of 2008.
Always try to bring the best sound, makes him learn about what to play and when to play it. Having influenced a lot from the sounds of Denis The Menace, My Digital Enemy, Tocadisco, Fedde Le Grand, and lately Maceo Plex and Maya Jane Coles. He describes his music in a more dramatically statement, “Electronic dance music is universal. Whatever you play, play it deep. With heart”. His variety collection of quality house music are well explains it.
In 2010 Romeo made a big step by joining Spinach Records, one of the best labels in Indonesia dance music scene. Performed from small lounge to big clubs in Jakarta, brings him to other big cities in Indonesia such as Bandung, Surabaya, Medan, Samarinda and Bali just to name a few.
Signed as a management team and a talent as well, he made quite an impression by contributing in Spinach annual tradition. It’s Spinach All Stars Road Trip 2010, 2011 & 2012. Having attended by thousands of people every year, the most awaited serial event has just ends its 2013 tour this summer. Went through 6 cities for 6 magnificent events in 9 days, entertained thousands more along their journey.
In early 2012, not only formed an underground community named We Play It Deep. Romeo also got an honor when he received a Junior DJ Of The Year title in Ravelex Electronic Dance Music Award 2011 (REDMA 2011). In the same year Romeo got the opportunity to share deck with International big names such Paul Van Dyk, Porter Robinson, Late Night Alumni and many more in Djakarta Warehouse Project 2012.
The award brings nothing but thankful and motivation for him. Now he is not only want to play the best sounds, but he also want to make those great sounds by directing his mind to the stage of music producing.
In 2013, Romeo got nominated in Hard Rock Paranoia Awards 2013 as House DJ Of The Year. The award didn’t come to him this year, but for his career it was a very overwhelming recognition from the industry.
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