---How to describe Razat?----
Music, Rave, basslines, flighty and unforeseeableare the key words to describe Razat.
Not afraid to break new grounds, Razat uses his musical references and musical background, ranging from classical music to psy trance to create an innovatory, complex and explosive sound.
With countless influences inside rave music, the productions signed by Razat are a effervescent blend of electro/nu-rave/dubstep/breaks, which stumble in psycadelic, tastes the groovy rhythms, tremble in a funky manner,jumps with the greedy breaks, Winks to flithy and dirty.
----IN Live Act----
Razat's power is better felt live, so he likes to play a DjSet/LiveAct a crazy mix of Electro/NuRave/Drum'n'Bass/DubStep and mashin' it up with other music genres. A brain twisting trip through hard-bass/punchy-drums/party music being a dynamic dance-floor booster!
His djset / live act has a refreshing approach, it transcends vulgar and predictable sets by mixing various genres of music. Whist plays with rave music, he may be capable to flirt with rock/metal/jazz/world music breaking with all rules and all lines pre established giving into his public a Unpredictability and versatile show.New breed of the electronic dance music, Razat never fails to deliver unique, highpowered and thrilling sets.
The rest we leave to you.
Razat is the stage name of Baltazar Gallego's rave music project. Native of Lisbon, at age 7 initiated his musical education at a conservatory in Lisbon and consolidated his knowledge of musical production at Escola Técnica de Imagem e Comunicação (ETIC) in 2005. Since 2006 he's studying Sound and Image in Escola Superior de Artes e Design (ESAD), Caldas da Rainha, Portugal.
Being very versatile in his work, Baltazar has been experimenting all kinds of music from funk to metal, from hip-hop to drum'n'bass, techno, minimal, psy-trance, dupstep, breakbeat, drumstep, reggae you name it.
Since 2009 in project Razat, Baltazar shows us his young, agressive and twisted side. In 2010, Razat has been acclaimed by Trashbags as one of the most versatile portuguese producers.
At the end of 2010, Razat has released his debut ep "Demons Go Party" published by RazatLaboratory Recs. In 2011 the british label Lu10 records has published three drumstep / dubstep tracks in "Speaker Porn Volume 3 - Adventures In Bass". Razat is about to release two ep, one for the Spanish label Electroshock Records and another ep’s release by the renowned Californian label Heavy Artillery Records, label owned by Urban Assault.
BeatBombers (Stereossauro & Dj Ride) has included one of Razat’s tracks “Ready to Get Funky (Original Mix)” in the winning set of IDA Awards 2011.
Some of his tracks are included in sets of bass music recognized artists like Terravita, Figure, Bare Noize, Beazt, The Plague, among others.
LxFactory, República da Música (Antigo Tuatara), MusicBox, Green Hill, Bixo Mau, Caldas Late Night, Fábrica da Pólvora, Ateneu De Lisboa, Bergantim Club e Ponto N were some of the stages that felt already the power of hard-bass/punchy-drums/party music of Razat.
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Baltazar, mentor of Razat’s Project, as producer has explored the differentes strands of musical production and sound design. Over the years he has been working in cinema and theater alongside with reowned creatives such as Maria João Luís, Gonçalo Amorim, Janita Salomé, among others. Lately he worked with Nacional Theather D.Maria II for the play “The bitter tears of Petra Von Kant”. In music scenery, Baltazar started and joined several projects. Meanwhile as Dr.Razat (techno minimal project) won “D-nox-Beckers” remix contest promoted by beatport with straight collaboration of Barroque Records
Name: Baltazar Gallego
Lives in: Lisbon, Portugal
Occupation: Music Composer, Music Supervisor, Sound Designer, Sound Editor and Sound Mixer