Known as the master of the underground the name Angel Moraes is synonymous with excellence. Whether its a production or a remix that always include a pioneering attitude and techniques or a mind blowing sound system he usually designs, builds and insta..
ANGEL MORAES BIO 2016
With a career spanning more than 2 decades Angel Moraes is the go to guy when it comes to cutting edge thinking, perfection and a true mastery of his various crafts. During the early 90s with his early productions such as "release yourself", "heaven knows", "the cure", "I like it", and the mind blowing "welcome to the factory" on his own Hot n Spycy recordings Angel broke new ground and created a deep industrial sound in house music never before heard. That sound can be heard at ever corner of dance music today from deep house to tech-house to soulful house the Moraes sound has inspired many of the well known DJ/producers currently rockin venues worldwide.
Between that time and today there isn't much Moraes hasn't done. Having played every major city from Dubai, Bahrain, Athens, Naples, Zurich, Paris, Barcelona and Ibiza to Japan and the orient plus countless more, 140 cities in 38 countries and counting, Angel has had an opportunity to share his unique sound and Musical style with legions of adoring fans around the World.
A devout sound enthusiast, He was seduced and captivated from his first visits to the now legendary nightclubs of New York's yesteryear by the monstrous sound systems in use at the time and set out on a journey to learn about physics and how sound re-inforcement works. The culmination of that journey ended up in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in the form of the now infamous Stereo after-hours nightclub, the club was designed and built by Angel himself based on his experience at the Paradise Garage. As if that were not enough Angel himself took all of his knowledge that he accumulated till that point and as a personal passion he designed, built and installed the sound system himself.
This act of joy resonated with people everywhere and everybody who's anybody in dance music and club goers alike have come to partake in this one of a kind experience.
Angel's sound system at Stereo has been hailed as one of the great sound systems in modern clubbing history thanks to his passion and the inspiration from people like Richard Long, Larry Levan, Steve Dash and Brian Wilson.
Through all this Angel has giving us so much in the form of productions and remixes as well as unforgettable clubbing experiences. A slew of other club anthems that have left floors sizzling to that deep, dark, chunky Moraes rhythm. Tracks like "burnin up" and "to the rhythm", "welcome the the factory", "the freaks". These tunes were monsters in the NYC underground at one time or another. "Love has come again" and "Sleeping faster" which were crowd favorites at Danny Tenaglia’s club ”Vinyl", and for those who spent time at Crobar listening to Victor Calderone or Boris drop "Tribal funktion" and "Shakedown" Know that there's nothing like those deep Moraes beats if you really want to put a crowd in a frenzy.
There isn't a dance music DJ who hasn't played an Angel Moraes track at some point or another. In addition to these he has also given us "funk train", "tribal function", "turn it up", "naked music", and "when the rain falls", and more recently "magic carpet" as well as the timeless vocals in "music is your life", "you're love is all I need", "you should've said", "a family affair", "Luv 2 Luv" and most recently a re-work of "to the rhythm2012", "rise above the Game", "Stay with me", and the dubby "I wish you were here".
These achievements would be enough for anyone in one lifetime. Not Angel. In recent years he created another legendary party Called "LOVE Sundays" a 12 hour outdoor festival weekly event which operated every Sunday afternoon in Montreal's old port from 2009 to 2012.
In late 2012 after spending so much time in Montreal Angel decided it was time to go back to NY. Now we can find Moraes splitting his time between NY and Barcelona. In 2015 Angel was offered a summer season residency at Barcelona’s Carpe Diem club lounge (CDLC) on the beach which he gracefully accepted. Having successfully held it down through summer 2015 and 2016 he is already re-signed for 2017. Currently Mr Moraes is also working on a couple of other very special projects which include a members only showcase venue in Barcelona which will open beginning of December 2016, Angel has designed, built and installed the monster sound system himself and has said “this is definitely my signature system”. Not even open yet and people are already calling it the best sound they’ve ever heard.
Also on the schedule is a state of the art Roller Lounge on the port in Barcelona which promises to breath new life into the classic roller disco vibe but with a VERY, VERY new twist.
Finally there may be a new room with the Angel touch in Brooklyn, N.Y. which has everyone in NY in a frenzy with excitement at the thought. With a slew of new productions on the horizon this man is taking things to another level yet again. To say the least next year has some pretty cool things coming our way, with new experiences and classic touches and a philosophy that is so needed today.