Bernardo Fernandes, also known as Ryders, was born in Porto - Portugal, where there lived until 14 years old.
Ryders become interested in electronic music around the age of 12 and it was in that time that he had the opportunity to attend on his first party/festival.
With 15 years old, Ryders bought his first equipment, a Hercules DJ Console MK2 so he could understand the basics of mixing process. In 2008 and with 18 years of age, he participates in a competition organized by Techno Inside. The best Techno Set was the challenge, and Ryders was the big winner, so, he had the chance to perform at the event Beat Box 4 (by Techno Inside) alongside with artists such as Cristian Varela, DJ Murphy, Sven Wittekind, J-Nat, DJ Link, Zé Mig L, among other great DJs.
Still in 2008, he decided to start producing his own music, helped by a young Spanish producer.
Four years later, the skills of Ryders on Deejaying and music production evolved astoundingly. While DJ and since the beginning of his career, he had the opportunity to demonstrate his talent in clubs like: Hard Club, Big Cansil, Sala 114, Pessidónio, Swing Club, etc. During the course of his DJ career, Ryders shared the decks with worldwide top DJ's , such as: Cristian Varela, DJ Pepo, DJ Murphy, Billy Nasty, Preach, Wehbba, DJ Rush and many others.
Finally, in music production, Ryders already has dozens of originals and remixes in the best online music stores. Power and groove are two "ingredients" that can never be lacking in the creation phase of his tracks, and his work has already been recognized by various DJs and producers worldwide. At this time, Ryders manages a label named “Invicta Records”, alongside with two great DJ/Producers – F.Tek and Primus V. The first EP released on 15th October 2012 was a success, with the track named “Invicta Powah” quickly becoming #1 in the Top100 TrackitDown.net Techno charts, remaining in the same position for several weeks.