#vamplabout was born in December of 2017 and began at Barceloneta beach in a place called "Spigo del Gas", every sundays. In the summer of 2018 it was moved to the subway. Hidro is a techno & experimental music producer. As a Dj, he has an impeccable didactic and fast mixing technique. Strong, groovy, accurate and straight to the dance music lover.
#vamplabout is the new project of Hidro. You can know it if you find it in the Barcelona subway on a Friday or Saturday night in the stations near night spots that young people frequent. #vamplabout is perhaps one of the first electronic music projects within the association of metro musicians in Barcelona (AMUC), based on synthesizers, something new that is worth listening to.
Hidro, his real name is Mauricio Porras, Colombian by birth and Italian by ancestry, he was born in Medellin, lived in Colombia until 2015 and then moved to Barcelona where he lives now. He is one of the best known artists of the Colombian techno scene for almost 20 years that began his musical journey.
He started doing some private parties outside the hours allowed by law, they were called "after partys", more than 20 years ago in Bogota - Colombia. He belongs to the old school. Since then, techno has always been his most marked style. His public career began in 1997. From 2008 to 2015, he was a resident of BAREN, a place that became one of the most representative, prominent and influential of the city of Medellin - Colombia within the Techno scene. Today BAREN is one of the producers of massive events with DJs of international renown.
During his way in Colombia, he had the opportunity to play in great clubs, events and festivals, with world-renowned DJs.
Since mid-2015 he lives in Barcelona, manages the record label of his artistic collective SWING FORMAT RECORDS (www.swingformatrecords.com), works constantly performing music for this and other labels such as Kore Music, Music Cubes, Prestige Records, Maximal Records, Maintain Replay Records, Element Ravers and NoStandardMusic.