ALINEP (Ali Nepomuceno)
"Deepsomnia" by Alinep a word that not only defines his style and sound but also represents his true passion of the music he plays, by which he has succeeded in becoming a DJ ,Producer, Label manager and Radio host.
With a truly talented musical background Alinep living, breathing, playing and producing underground music for many years. Having started off towards the path of becoming a DJ, playing at small bars and lounges before earning club residencies, gave him the knowledge and ability to push his passion for his music work and his unique style of music blend, to earn him recognition in the underground music community globally.
Alinep's musical imprint in his dj sets and music production are very poetic and is rooted from deep house to techno, minimal to techhouse, Detroit to Chicago and the beat goes on and on defining his own club space. Having shared the decks alongside Darren Emerson, Nick Warren, Yousef, SLAM, Dave Seaman, Anil Chawla, Luke Fair, Jimmy Van M, Josh Wink, Umek, Joy Kitikonti, Timo Garcia, Nelski, Frank Mueller, Quivver, Xhin, Secret Cinema, Silicone Soul, Nadja Lind, DJ Bone, Ramon Tapia, James Zabiela, Guti Dirt Crew, KiNK, Satoshi Fumi, Alex Flatner, Tigerskin, Martin Eyerer, Dubfire, Nic Fanciulli, Osunlade, Re.You, Kate Simko, Ken Ishii, Evil Eddie Richards, Gabriel I and many more.
Aside from gigging in his hometown, he plays around Asia - the World DJ Festival in South Korea and featured parties in Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and China.
Being an A&R Manager of Asia Music, based in Kulala Lumpur, Malaysia and Manila, Philppines, also being one of the top underground labels to come out of South East Asia, supporting regional and international artists. It has given him a platform to host Asia Music radio shows on Sceen based in Berlin, Germany, as well as his own Manila Underground, featuring a collective of local djs/producers/promoters and foreign-locals who love and live for non-commercial electronic music, that’s hosted on UB Radio in Bangkok, Thailand.
His track, "Deepsomnia" coming in play again, a track originally from Funkfield Recordings then re-released by Love International is a BIG hit this summer. For 8 weeks, it was in heavy play by Richie Hawtin and also charted. Following that he has had releases on MakTub Music entitled ‘Meet the Sponks’, ‘Carriedo’ under Tenampa Recordings, and his EP ‘Bagalso’ Berlin label, Tanztone Records.
His tracks has been featured in different shows like "Outerspace" in Proton Radio by Satoshi Fumi, "Deep & Deeper" in Tunnel FM and "HEY! Muzik' by Michel De Hey. His music for Blacksoul also hit WMC Miami, Sonar Off Barcelona and ENTER at Space, Ibiza, Hungary's Balaton Sound Festival, Minus Showcase in Fabric London and TomorrowWorld in the USA. He has also received massive support from the likes of Nick Muir, Richie Hawtin, Michel De Hey, Ellen Allien, Chris Fortier, Owain K and many more.
Alinep has released music in Circle Music Germany, Tenampa Recordings, MakTub, Tanztone, his record label Asia Music and the list goes on.
Alinep is one of the resident DJs of Time - Manila's very own and one of the few underground clubs in South East Asia.