Rocky Valente (NL)
Rocky Valente is a charismatic whirlwind. Raised on an African island, born in Lisbon, and
based in Amsterdam, the DJ, Producer and Maxime 12 label owner delivers high octane
techno sets inspired by her diverse cultural background and passion for self-expression
Her powerful acid-spiked techno has galvanised festivals including Free Your Mind, Summerpark, Beachland, Dance Valley this year alone, while her tracks have released on labels such as Outcode, Techno V, her own Maxime 12 imprint…and recently caught the eye of Pig and Dan who have signed her to their ELEVATE label for two upcoming EPs. The fresh and exciting talent has already shared stages with Boris Brejcha, Amelie Lens, Chris Liebing, Joris Voom, Kolsch, Stefano Noferini, UMEK and more.
In the studio, she crafts tracks for the dancefloor, infusing the same energy in her productions as her DJ sets. On stage she creates a space for the crowd to express themselves and escape the everyday, as she does ‘The connection of certain moments in a techno set makes me feel alive…I live for that.