For almost two decades, João Komka has performed in the electronic music scene, especially in Brasilia, his hometown. DJ, music producer, label owner and event producer, lived the most diverse perspectives of this universe in his career guided by independent initiatives. Komka is one of the creators of 5uinto, a brand that has gained notoriety in its more than 500 editions.
Their songs have been commented by artists such as Laurent Garnier, Boys Noize and Zombie Nation. "Take Control" is one of their most prominent tracks. Composed in his paralell project with Mariana Perrelli, Come and Hell, the song was chosen by Gui Boratto to be part of his third album "Abaporu", released by the german label Kompakt, which featured remixes by Danny Daze and Weval and achieved several rankings of most heard and sold tracks. He also dedicated himself for years to Crunchy Music, his former record label.
He is an experienced DJ, playing for more than half of his life, in which he has lived through various times and changes in electronic culture: he started playing vinyl, vibrated with the beginning of Beatport, joined Traktor technology, was affected by the minimal wave and even didn’t support the “hype house” time. Today brings together wisely all that experienced, respecting the diversity of the market and certain about the music that believes.
His influences range from disco to industrial, in a fusion where the essence of the term dance music prevails. His sets usually walks through various styles, in varying nuances, predominantly from house to techno, always valuing acid sounds, melodies and consistent grooves.
Embracing a new phase, in 2019 Komka decides to disengage from 5uinto to devote himself fully to his artistic career and music production, and starts I/U Music, his new label, where he will release his new tracks.