440 in short: Remixes of Bezerra da Silva, Elza Soares, Chico Buarque and other legendary voices of popular Brazilian music (or not) make the set of Juniani Marzani, or DJ 440. Researcher musical rarities, Juniani, who lives in Olinda, Pernambuco, acts as a disc jockey since 1997, and will focus at national music in dialogue with different perspectives and styles such as samba, samba-rock ,rhythms of northeastern Brazil, as the carimbó, Maracatu, Forró de Rabeca, between others, and Latin rhythms like cumbia .Among the current projects has the “Terça do Vinil” (Tuesday Vinyl)every Tuesday of the year, at Bodega do Véio, the “Baile Tangolomango” that occurs monthly, and the latest project “Reunião de Bacana”.
The Featured: DJ 440 is one of the most active DJs in the State of Pernambuco. Being known for his performances, has already traveled various events and music festivals in and outside the state, as Fliporto – International Book Fair, Electronic Stall of Carnaval in Recife / Mangue Pole, “The Best of the Year” for General Motors in Brazil S/A, Red Bull SoundClash, Chevrollet Hall. Be presented in the biggest previous blocks of the carnaval in Pernambuco, as the Galo da Madrugada (considered the biggest block of carnival in the world), Siri na Lata, Guaiamum Treloso and Quanta Ladeira.
Currently partner with the multinational RED BULL which has released two compilations: BRASIL DO FUTURO(BRAZIL’S FUTURE )(2009) – featured on the site Spannered.org ,and presented at the international space Energy Room at the festival COQUETEL MOLOTOV (one of the biggest music festivals in Brazil) – and CAMISA 10(SHIRT 10) (2010), specially produced for the World Cup and featured on the site of the international Red Bull Music Academy Radio.
Has opened shows for big bands and artists, such as: Elza Soares, Nação Zumbi, Titãs, Fernanda Takai, Roberta Sá, Arnaldo Antunes, Erasmo Carlos, Móveis Coloniais de Acajú, Pedro Luís e a Parede, Gabriel o Pensador, Elba Ramalho, China, Academia da Berlinda, Paula Lima, Orquestra Contemporânea de Olinda, Bonsucesso Samba Clube, entre outros. Se apresentou ao lado dos DJs Marcelinho da Lua e Angelo B (RJ), DJ Dolores, Buguinha Dub, DJ’s Pezão e Barata (Criolina/DF), Tudo, Samuca e Lufer (SP), DJ Lucho (BH) e Botecoeletro (RJ).
440 was also featured two times in the magazine DJ MAG (largest magazine in the world of DJs) on the matter ” The B side of Carnival Recife has everything, even a stall with electronic music ” being pointed as a revelation for his presentation at ELETRONIC STALL OF CARNIVAL MULTICULTURAL OF RECIFE, 2008 and 2010 as one of the references in the brazilian disco music. The blog A Musicoteca, highlighted his work: “ Not being a simple DJ … but a huge ball of well Brazilian ways sounds, with mixes and re-mixes amazing for the runway … “. In 2009, the podcast was featured at Caipirinha Appreciation Society, produced for the British Open Air Radio Radio – University of London.
Nowadays the DJ 440 is in the process of national divulgation of his work in live performances in various Brazilian states and through his mixtapes, distributed via the internet on your website and from other distribution channels.