Born in Brazil and raised in Italy, Stephan Barnem has been making music for the last decade.
The year 2015 was very important for Stephan's carreer as he released two EP's on two scene-leading labels: Maceo Plex's Ellum and Dub re's SCI+TEC.
"A Violent Disturbance In A Crowd” on Ellum, reached the top 10 on Beatport and the vinyl release has sold out several times.
On SCI+TEC "Half Square” named after the A side track of the release gathered a lot of attention from the very first moment when dj’s like Adam Beyer, Joseph Capriati, Dub re and Maceo PlexAt the end of 2015 he remixed the track “Independence” by Agoria, which has been released on Ellum.
Stephan’s tracks have been featured in VA compilations by John Digweed’s label Bedrock and on Richie Hawtin’s Minus, the latter on the Dubfire’s "Enter" compilation.
In 2017 he released on Marco Dionigi’s label Quantistic Division (“State Farm”, “Save Me”), Global Underground, with a remix for Squire and Fairmont’s label Beachcoma with a 3 track EP titled “Flash Drama” including a remix from Fairmont himself.In 2018, together with Odd Oswald, he released “Abduction EP" on Coyu’s label Suara.
In December 2018 he started his own record label “Encants” where his long-awaited album is expected to be released at the end of January 2019.
Stephan Barnem has played in several countries, clubs and festivals around the world.