Techno & HardTechno DJ/Producer, Label owner of Devotion Records (Techno) & AudioCode Records (HardTechno). Nowadays considered one of the biggest female names of the world’s Techno scene.
Techno & HardTechno DJ/Producer Fernanda Martins is nowadays considered one of the biggest female artists of the world’s Techno scene.
This brazilian djane collects performances in many of the biggest and most important clubs, parties and festivals around the globe. She played in the main techno parties and clubs of her home country, and in more than thirty countries around Americas & Europe.
Owner of an amazing mix technique, and a great charisma, Fernanda is able to impress even the most experienced djs when she is in action. Using cuts, scratches and efx’s she creates precise, detailed and ‘explosive’ mixes. Furthermore, her irreverent and fun way to communicate and connect with the crowd when she is on the decks is incredible.
Above all, Fernanda Martins is known by her excellent music selection. Her presentations are filled with songs full of energy. For this, she researches constantly in order to incorporate new elements and textures to each new set.
Whether playing the most powerful hardtechno, or even, the most pure techno, Fernanda makes clear that she knows, like few others, how to use all the flexibility and versatility that techno offers her.
Label Management & A&R
Fernanda Martins managens, together with Lucas Freire, two labels:
Devotion Records (Techno Label)
AudioCode Records (HardTechno & Schranz Label)
Biography and Career
Fernanda Martins was born in 1982, in Medianeira city, state of Paraná, Brazil. In love for music since she was very little, she had her life musically marked by genres such Rock, Pop and the New Wave from the 80s and 90s.
The new sounds that were emerging, and consolidating themselves as new music styles, slowly called Fernanda's attention and fed her interest for the innovating sounds of electronic music.
Her first contacts with this style of music were trough researches she did on internet and that leaded her to find and get interested for the work of Djs/Producers such, Carl Cox, Jeff Mills, Laurent Garnier, Dave Clarke and Mauro Piccoto. Later on she would became interested for the work of artists such Dave the Drummer, Glenn Wilson, Adam Beyer, among others. Making it clear, from the beginning, the preference that Fernanda had by the most known sub-genre of electronic music, TECHNO.
In 2002, Fernanda moved to Curitiba. There she had her musical taste very much under the influence of the “London Tech”, that was a very strong style on the city’s underground techno scene, witch she became a part of. Her interest for music, and mainly, for the mixing techniques grow up day after day. On April of 2005, Fernanda Martins started to dedicate herself to the art of mixing.
In the beginning, Funk and Acid Techno were the main styles on her sets. Since the start, Fernanda has been always worried on improving her technique and ability when mixing all the different variations of techno. With dedication and hard work she started to call the attention of the crowd and known djs since her first gigs.
Through the years, Fernanda began to expand the range of the musical possibilities and started to add more and more harder sonorities to her sets. Nowadays, you can hear she playing from the purest techno until the heavier hardtechno / schranz set!
Selected discography Fernanda Martins
Steve Shaden - Dialer (Fernanda Martins Remix) (Loose Records / 2018) - TECHNO
Viper XXl - Nothing Fancy (Fernanda Martins RMX) (AudioCode / 2018) - HARDTECHNO
Fernanda Martins AKA Dot Chandler & Lucas Freire - Deep in Undergroud (Happy Techno Music / 2017) - TECHNO
Ant Brooks - Fluid (Fernanda Martins AKA Dot Chandler & Lucas Freire RMX) (Addeepted / 2016) - TECHNO
Chicago Loop - You Touch Me (Fernanda Martins AKA Dot Chandler & Lucas Freire RMX) (Devotion Records / 2016) - TECHNO
D.R.N.D.Y & Ilija Djokovic - Raw Life (Fernanda Martins AKA Dot Chandler & Lucas Freire RMX) (Renesanz / 2016) - TECHNO
Steve Mulder - Opulent (Fernanda Martins AKA Dot Chandler & Lucas Freire RMX) (Devotion Records / 2016) - TECHNO
Dani Sbert - Disassociative (Fernanda Martins AKA Dot Chandler & Lucas Freire RMX) (Devotion Records / 2015) - TECHNO
Mental Crush - Give me a dub plate (Lukas & Fernanda Martins RMX) (AudioCode / 2015) - HARDTECHNO
O.B.I. - Definition of HardTechno (Lukas & Fernanda Martins RMX) (Distorted / 2015) - HARDTECHNO
Spartaque - Nebula (Fernanda Martins AKA Dot Chandler & Lucas Freire RMX) (Devotion Records / 2015) - TECHNO
DJ Lukas - Broken Bones (Fernanda Martins RMX) (AudioCode / 2015) - HARDTECHNO
A.Paul - Interdule (Fernanda Martins AKA Dot Chandler & Lucas Freire RMX) (Naked Lunch / 2015) - TECHNO
Fernanda Martins - Speed Control (Alma Soul Music / 2014) - HARDTECHNO
AnGy KoRe - Rebel (Fernanda Martins AKA Dot Chandler & Lucas Freire RMX) (Italo Business / 2013) - TECHNO
David Moleon - Beforebang (Fernanda Martins AKA Dot Chandler & Lucas Freire RMX) (Moop Up / 2013) - TECHNO
Fernanda Martins - Kentakee (HardTechno Bastards / 2010) - HARDTECHNO
Fernanda Martins & C.Cox - Look and Listen (Pink About It / 2010) - HARDTECHNO
Fernanda Martins - Lurba Zumba (Mental Torments 12" / 2009) - HARDTECHNO