From the north of Portugal, Johnwaynes are Jepe and MrBeat. Formed 4 years ago, the journey began occasionally with the invitation of the Portuguese pop band “Loto” for remixing one of the album singles.
Jepe, is a music collector and a DJ since 1995. Actually he is book manager of one of the best Portuguese house clubs called “ Estacao da luz” and its Saturday nights famous nights DJ.
MrBeat (Antonio Bastos) , musician since he was born, with several masters in jazz formation, percussion and new musical technologies, is the real live stage man! Owner of his own studio he produces several rock bands , Portuguese traditional music and chorals, uses to play around the country invited by the all kinds off musicians from soul, funky, new jazz to fado and celtic.
Johnwaynes released their first work on the debut Portuguese label Bloop with the track “violeta” appearing on several dj charts around. Recently released, the “retouch” e.p on Duriez and friend Llorca Brique Rouge achieving worldwide recognition!
Now on Compost Family , 3 records on blacklabel ,next one a huge classic remake! Libertango! stay tuned! gir l ill tango you.. Summer was great for JW with the release of the boogie cosmic disco tune on Andy Blake s dissident! Now.. much more to come!
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