Spanning a career in the music and dance industry for over 8 years including being a judge for the 17th Annual South African Music Awards, Waide Lemos has evolved his sound through hosting events under names like Bundu Bashing, Function & Control which assisted like minded, new and established, DJs with a place to showcase their sound unrestricted by the status quo. Love what you play and play what you love is the outlook that Waide Lemos has toward the music he shares to the eager ears on the dance floor, this same passion is exulted through the energetic performance and crowd interaction which he offers once he is behind the mixer. People who have attended his residency sets at Kyoto Lounge, ESP & Central Sunday Sessions (CSS) or events like Teknotribe, Slipper N Wet, Party Safari, Digital Graffiti, Earth Dance, Revolution NYE and more have all bared witness to something a little different…
Waide Lemos has had the privilege of sharing the booth with an endless list of Djs and electronic artist some of which are internationals like Johnny D & Henry Cullen as well as local South African performers like Justin Vee, Prince, Def Plant, Jimmy Chronic, Ryan Sullivan, Chris Palmer, Sound Sensible, Nick Essential & more!
With a clear love for thick bass lines and rhythmic tribal grooves his DJ sets are layered down progressively taking you through various genres, well blended mixes tickling the ear drum that create orgasmic sensations as featured on radio creations with the likes of UJfm (res), DWR (Function Radio) & 5fm’s Live on 5!
Not only does he deliver a highly energetic DJ set but up to date there is no sound as mesmerizing as the music Waide Lemos delivers with each of his LIVE sets. Deciding to try step outside of the boundary that is the CDJ and full track’s, he is now impossible to miss at an event, with the APC40 controller in the one hand and an ever-ready clutch of his own productions in the other. As a pioneering Techno artist, his focus has always been taking steps into the unknown, relentless in his efforts to innovate his forward thinking approach to producing and playing electronic music in an ever evolving industry, it is without a doubt that Waide Lemos is one of the most promising and talented artists in electronic music in SA right now.