Antonio Bastos (Johnwaynes / Get Physical / You Feel You / Mule Musiq / Let´s Play House) is musician, composer, producer and dj. Musician from birth, graduated with various master's degree in Jazz, Percussion and new music technologies.
A passion for music in general allowed him to assimilate a musical culture that characterizes the mastery with which prints its mark on aesthetic grounds such as Jazz, House, Funk, traditional Portuguese music, Rock, Techno and Classical, played a major roll when leadingseveral formations with a more classical approach both as conductor and composer.
Owner of his own studio, which "produces" several bands from different styles, requested and invited by musicians from all around country for collabos and investments of all kinds in a regular basis; António Bastos is a real stage man with a contagious scenic presence.
His music was present with different formations in the main stages of the country (festivals, cultural centers, Coliseu, Casa da Música, Queima das Fitas) and across borders in some of the best and most important clubs and events (Spain, France, Belgium, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Turkey, Germany, USA), enjoyed in spots all over the world.
Its essence is made of different spices and condiments, zigzagging between House, Techno, world or even more orchestral compounds, with a detour here and there into the most stylish Disco, Funk, jazz and classic approaches, which reveals all of his influences, passions and desires.
This talented and gifted artist has a very extensive curriculum as a producer, having (as JOHNWAYNES and Antonio Bastos) been published by some of most prestigious labels in the world: "Get Physical Music", "Cecille", "CIC" and "Compost" from Germany, "Let’s Play House" From United States, "Let’s Get Lost", "Endless Flight" and "Mule Musiq" from Japan, "Brique Rouge", "Sui Generiz" and "Faces/MCDE" from France, "Raw Cutz" and "Flame" from Spain, "Defected" and "Dissident" from UK , "Back&Forth" from Italy, "Serenades" from Finland, "Baile Muzik" from Croatia and of course "Bloop" and "Groovement" from Portugal.
Now with a new project in its own behalf, Antonio Bastos presents all his life experiences and influences into a sound that travels between intimate Electronica and House, Techno. Delivers a performance that can take many forms: with band, live (solo) and live/dj (a mix of live musical performance and djing). His sets translate everything that wanders in his soul, in a vibrant, harmonious and consistent way, representing a universe of possibilities where the barriers of genres and styles are broken, feeding its work with a contagious energy that certainly won't let you leave the dance floor.
Antonio Bastos founded YOU records, a record label with two different sub-labels: YOU PLUG ME (electronic, downtempo, lounge, chill out), YOU FEEL YOU (House), with worldwide distribution, releasing music with substance.