DJ Boiler Room presents himself as 'a revolutionary activist in exile in Lisbon, after expelling all the guerrillas and ideological movements of which he was a part.' Also known as Pedro Henrique, Joao Eca or Eca de Eca, his social and musical presence is multiplied by a multitude of heteronyms such as Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Marcelo Facho de Pantufas, Pantera, DJ Pastilhado or Jean-Marie Mon Ami and many others that no one remembers. His debut on Extended Records is made with 'Madonna Vai-te Embora' in a clearly political mood. The titles of the tracks '+ Ganza - PSP' (read: More Joints, Less Police), 'Libertem o Adamastor', 'Madonna Vai-te Embora' and 'Merdinha Merdina Merdona', shows an attentive (and clearly critical) position to the socio-political context of the city of Lisbon and reflecting a transgressive and highly challenging attitude towards the instituted power. It is precisely this transgressive attitude that we identify in the music he produces. To the broken beats, composed of metallic and percussive sounds, more or less rough textures, echoes of distant guitars and spectral voices overlaping, creating atmospheres sometimes more dreamy, sometimes more ghostly, but which never leave us in a comfortable position. It is, then, that same lack of comfort that calls us to a state of alertness, thus awakening our senses captivating our attention. With an evident affection for tense and saturated environments (which mirror the heterogeneous reality of large urban centers), DJ Boiler Room seems to refuse any style other than his own. In 'Merdinha Merdina Merdona' a sample repeatedly claims 'My Style!', 'My Style!', 'My Style!'. It's he's fucking style.
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