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Truth's Big Weekend: Illusionize

Truth's Big Weekend: Illusionize

Posted June 9, 2017


Real name: Pedro Mendes
Country: Brazil
Hometown: Goiânia

Vital Information

Brazil’s supersonic new talent, ILLUSIONIZE is rocketing into the upper echelons of the electronic music industry – the 22 year old production prodigy has a string of releases on chart-topping labels and snatched the title of "DJ Revelation" at 2015’s Cool Awards.

Known for extended sets that effortlessly shift between genres, his style defies labels, he stands out as one of the most in-demand DJs in the Brazilian electronic music scene. All of this combined has seen his organic following explode in recent years creating demand for his bass-heavy sets the world over.


Selected Playlist 

Illusionize describes himself as “Born to bass” and his bassy bangers have been released by some of the world’s top house labels like Defected, Bunny Tiger, UP Club, Loulou, Cr2 and Cuff and receiving support from heavy hitters like Carl Cox, Greek Velvet, Claude Von Stroke and Tale of Us.

Elekfantz - She Knows (Vintage Culture & Illusionize Remix) [ FREE DOWNLOAD ]

Croatia Squad - The D Machine (Illusionize & Visage Music Remix)

Illusionize & Shapeless – Time [FREE DOWNLOAD] 

Illusionize & Visage Music - Phoneline

 Truth's Recommended Set

ILLUSIONIZE@Tomorrowland Brasil 2016 

Career Highlights 

His impressive skills and infectious charisma behind the decks saw “The Guy with The Hat” play no less than 199 shows in 2016 including main stage slots at Tomorrowland Brazil, Ultra and Lollapalooza.

Truth’s Top Video Picks

Illusionize - Ultra Music Festival 2016

ILLUSIONIZE @ Universo Paralello 13

ILLUSIONIZE makes his Johannesburg debut on 24 June at Part 2 of Truth’s Big Weekend 2017. 

BigWeekend_Square_Saturday_Artists_Illusionize.jpgThe Big Weekend 2017 

23rd & 24th June 2017 at Truth 
Corner of Old Pretoria Main Road and James Crescent, Midrand
Doors Open 9PM
Full Weekend Pass R200
1 Night Pass R120 presale
R150 at the Door 

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