Ricardo Marques a.k.a BATTOUSAI was born in Lisbon and began his career as a DJ in 2004. He was the founder of the Producer/ Label Magnitud Records. In 2009 he was invited to be DJ to be part of Iboga’s family, signing as a DJ in the prestigious label Iboga Mexico.
BATTOUSAI has a unique style. His constant travelling through outstanding melodies, always with a strong groove, transforms his sets in a departure ticket for a psychedelic trip with progressive constructions. One of the major peculiarities of his performance is the presence of multiple tracks produced by him.
BATTOUSAI has extensive experience in dancefloor as throughout his career he has been resident DJ in the major Trance/ Progressive producers in Portugal and has been playing alongside the biggest names in the world’s Trance history in huge festivals as well as in major Progressive Trance parties. In his career as DJ he has been playing in several countries such as Portugal, Spain, Austria, Switzerland, Norway and Brazil.
Besides his musical accuracy, BATTOUSAI contends that the magic between the artist and the audience is based on energy and everything, like music, is very important. As so, his interaction with the audience is constant in all his appearances.