Colombian techno producer and DJ Aleja Sanchez unleashes her techno soundscapes for this week’s Global Vibe Radio.
Born in Bogota, Colombia, Sanchez has been active in the techno scene since 2007. A mental and deep but forceful sound combined with a natural penchant for experimental and diverse soundscapes with raw lines have laid the foundations for her to develop a highly unique musical voice into the International techno circuit. Currently, Sanchez is considered “one of the Colombian scene’s biggest international exports” according to Resident Advisor, 2019.
The aesthetic applies to her DJ sets explains why she has been invited to direct the booths in places like Tresor.Berlin (Germany), Stardust (Spain), Razzmatazz (Spain), Perpetum (Czech Republic), Flex (Austria), Sound Department (Italy), Liquid Club (Malta), Dissident (Russia), Khidi (Georgia) among others.
In 2018, Sanchez was invited by Boiler Room to be part of the famous streaming in its first version in Medellin, Colombia. In the same year she was invited to participate as panellist at Bogotá 24/7, an event organized by Resident Advisor in seven cities around the world.
As a producer, Aleja Sanchez is the label head of Northallsen Records and contributor to Affin, Attic Music, Planet Rhythm, Illegal Alien among many other illustrious techno labels on both sides of the Atlantic. With an experimental, hypnotic and fused techno sound and a gentle and melancholic ambient side, she reveals her stylized and unique sound.
Deepness, quality and versatility are characteristics of Aleja Sanchez, an artist who always strives to create a unique dialogue between the environment, techno and experimental electronics, carefully curated and skillfully organized in a unique and sonorous landscape both in the studio and behind the decks.