Luciano Teixeira Benites was born in 04/04/1979, in Porto Alegre (RS) / Brazil. He has lived in the neighboring town, Canoas, from 1980 to 1997. In 1990, when he was still a child, he has showed some interest in playing records at the "dancing meetings", by the sounds of Depeche Mode, Erasure, Pet Shop Boys, Technotronic, besides other bands of that time.
It was in that environment where he’s woken up for the electronic underground sounds. By the age of 13, he used to go to an extinct shop called "Caterpillar Records", that was a block from his house and it belonged to the dj Gringo and dj Valter Klein.
Luciano started to go to parties and got interested in working as adisc-jockey, carrying out a course of mixing in Porto Alegre and also being coached intensely at home by his friend, dj Luciano Araújo. Then, Benites started his career in 1998, still in Canoas/RS, playing the hard minimal techno style through the constant influence of his companions and friends of the nucleus called ‘Fusion’. In 1999 he started to integrate the clan ‘Fusion’, where he remained until 2002 as the resident of the party also called Fusion.
In the first semester of 2003, Luciano took a break in his career until the end of 2005 to dedicate himself to the studies of Philosophy and Languages, so, he’s moved away to Foz do Iguassu/PR. In 2006 he came back to live in Porto Alegre, as well like, re-established the connection in the electronic music and reinstated himself to the party Fusion, that has happened monthly in the Club N.E.O. (In Porto Alegre).
The music style adopted by Luciano in his presentations is usually "Techno". This kind of music goes from the influence of the Detroit classical of the 80’s to the "bleeps" pertinent of the minimalism pioneering, which nowadays since 2005 finds-itself at the top once again mainly in Germany, through some international artists known in the American and European circuit as: Richie Hawtin; Ricardo Villalobos; Lucien n' Luciano; John Tejada; Jeff Samuel; Daniel Bell; Matthew Dear, Sleeparchive, Jeff Mills, Robert Hood and so many others.
Since 1998, dj Luciano Benites has already participated of some of the main events at the local electronic scene and also national scene, as: Technova@Lov.e (São Paulo); Fulltronic (Porto Alegre); Fusion (Canoas – Porto Alegre); Mix Bazaar (Porto Alegre); Biônica (Porto Alegre). He played in main clubs of Porto Alegre and another two cities of Rio Grande do Sul, as: Fim-de-Século; Garagem Hermética; N.E.O.; Dusk Till Dawn; Beco Disko Club; Lounge (Porto Alegre); Save Club (Portão); Ibiza (Atlântida) and Ibiza (Gramado), and others which are now extinct.
He has also worked beside some of the most important dj´s of the Brazilian scene, as: Renato Cohen; Mau-Mau; Fabrício Peçanha; Eduardo Herrera; Double S , Mozart Riggi, Marcelo Nuñez, Piñero & Léo Zamper and of course, the pioneering group in the underground native of Rio Grande do Sul, Fusion RS, which he is also a member since 1999.