TIP046 Alysson Costa

Origins / History
Professionally playing for a relatively short period of five years, Brazilian born Alysson Costa has achieved so much and is quickly rising to be a recognised name in London’s underground house/techno scene.

Always having an appetite for music and growing up in Brazil Alysson takes inspiration from a range of south american genres and cities but coming to London ten years ago to pursue his dreams, inevitably the spectrum of sounds in the UK was, and continues to be a dominating influence on his music today!
Since buying his first set of turntables in 2008 he started an explorational journey spanning all house music strands which comes across in his versatile style and ability to dip into other genres and be experimental in his mixes.

Inspired by names like Afrika Bambaataa,Dj Pierre, Jeef Mills, Kevin Saunderson, Derick May, Carl Cox, Loco Dice,Ricardo Villalobos, Carlo Lio and Richie Hawtin, Alysson’s sounds are complimented by his latin origins and driven by a relentless, sexy, uplifting, deep, techy groove that takes his crowd on a unique journey during his sets.

Opportunities / Highlights
Testiment to his ability and appeal, Alysson has supported some of the biggest names in the industry including Carl Cox, Roger Sanchez, Kerry Chandler, Loco Dice, Layo & Bushwaka, Basement Jaxx, Popof, Umek and Nick Warren. Playing some of the most significant clubs in the capital, Alysson plays regularly at Ministry of Sound, Egg, Brixton Academy, Fire, LightBox and The Jamm.

The most significant highlight of his career was having the honour of playing a warm up set at the Together festival (YEAR) with a mammoth line up which included headliners NAME for a crowd of 12000 people.

Destination / Aspirational Direction
2013 has been his busiest year so far seeing the first fruits of his music production projects he has achieved releases on the labels Bootleg Social and Re:Sound. The climb continues, hitting Ibiza in June of this year playing at Kanya Ibiza and Sankeys Ibiza with Miguel Campbel for Bootleg Social, Alysson is making an impression/IMPACT, securing further international giggs in Portugal and his home land Brazil this year and for Ibiza 2014 already!

He’s in full throttle now with plenty of new material to be released and interest being generated around his unique and engaging style, so keep an eye out for one of his gigs and be sure to see him play at this electric and exciting stage in his career!

Tracklist:
Posay_Original Mix_ Sawlin
Till we meet again _Carl Craig Remix_ Inner City, Kevin Saunderson
I’m Running feat. Soloman (Synkro Remix)_ Dusky, Soloman
Distant Story feat. Jem Cooke feat. Kevin Knapp (Original Mix)_Matt Tolfrey, Kevin Knapp, Jem Cooke
Ana Bola (Original Mix)_Secret Cinema, Peter Horrevorts
Open Air_( Coyu, Edu Imbernon live edit Bootleg)
With Us (Original Mix)_ Mark Reeve
Deviant Groove (Original Mix)_ Electric Rescue
Deimos (Mr. G Out Dub)_ David Gtronic
West Side (Christian Smith & Wehbba Remix)_ Bushwacka!, Just Be
Lexicon (Original Mix)_ Alan Fitzpatrick
We Are Phuture (Carl Cox & Steve Ward Warehouse Dub Mix)_ DJ Pierre, Carl Cox, Spank Spank, Steve Ward and Phuture, Aaron Price
Skeksis (Original Mix)_ Alan Fitzpatrick
Asylum (Original Mix)_ Angel Costa
I Get Deep (Alysson Costa & Luca Parisi Bootleg)