Known for his fusion sound of House and Techno, Leo has been in the underground scene for a while, playing alongside Djs such as Nic Fanciulli, Martin Buttrich, Simon Baker, & Luca Bacchetti.
His music has been released on labels such as Signatune Records, Hermine Records, Recovery House, which got the attention and support from Djs such as Richie Hawtin, Moodymann, Luciano, Solomun, Slam, and Stacey Pullen to name a few.
Leonardo Tou was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has been in touch with music since his childhood. Influenced by 90's Chicago House, Detroit Techno Dub & Minimal movement from Berlin made him an Artist to keep an eye on.
His electronic arousal was in full bloom through productions on digital & vinyl releases, supported by Richie Hawtin, Moodymann, Luciano, Solomun, Slam, and Stacey Pullen to name a few. Over time other superstars of our scene including Marco Carola & Loco Dice have played out Leonardo Tou tunes on highly respected labels such as Signatune Records, Hermine Records & Recovery House.
As a DJ he’s travelled throughout Argentina, as well as international gigs in Brazil, Caribe, Punta Del Este, Chile, playing in the best dancelfoors & festivals in the region such as The Caribbean Music Festival, Pacha, Crobar, Perfect Exceeder, Bahrein. sharing decks alongside Djs such as Nic Fanciulli, Martin Buttrich, Jimmy Van M, Simon Baker, Luca Bacchetti, Xandru, Luc Ringeisen, Andres Zacco, Alexis Cabrera, Jorge Savoretti & Deep Mariano to name a few.
He is part of Delight crew, emerging as a record label and event, promoting and releasing more intimate glitch minimal house cuts. Barac, Piticu, Faster, Xandru, Cleymoore, Laylla Dane were part of the line-ups joining different showcases
He also was chosen by the prestigious Moinho Lounge in Brazil to mix his first CD Mix called Moinho Lounge Sessions, Receiving important critiques of the specialized magazines and local crowd over time other important brands booked him as an official Ccurator like Red Bull, Jack Daniels, CottonMouth, Bringthebeats, Kosiuko.
His Style It’s a dynamic groove meant to surprise with originality, absolutely without monotony. It’s a fusion of house and techno; a little tribal influence as well. From start to finish its deep and so smooth. It’s a mix for the connoisseur, serious music from a seriously talented dude
Selected discography Leonardo Tou
V.A. Showcase 2008 [DLA Records] - 2008
Cha Cha Cha/From The Beginning [Infinity Productions] - 2009
V.A. The Originals LP 03 - Zias/Waterloo [Avangardia] - 2009
The Shinning EP [Dbeatzion Records] - 2009
Fever Lies EP - Colaboration w/ Memo Insua [Fat&Blind] - 2010
Loto Flower EP [Opendecks Records] - 2010
Voyage EP [In4mation Records] - 2010
Space Camouflage EP [Stigma Recordings] - 2012
Polarized EP [Unrivaled Music] - 2013
V.A. Room 2 [Nostandardmusic] - 2015
V.A. Those, That [Delight Rec] - 2015
V.A. Deep Color 2 [Hermine Records] - 2015
Paco Buggin - Soledad (Leonardo Tou Remix) [Infinity Productions] - 2009
Liz Cerelli - Cepheid (Leonardo Tou Remix) [Mirabilis Records] - 2009
Carlos Belatti & Paco Buggin - Black Sun (Leonardo Tou Remix) [In4mation Records] - 2010
Gerardo Portilla - Without Sense (Leonardo Tou Remix) [In4mation Records] - 2010
Luis Izra-e - Diamond Sea (Leonardo Tou Remix) [In4mation Records] - 2010
Paco Buggin & Maris - Bossangoa (Leonardo Tou Remix) [Circus Night Rec] - 2011
Soulight - Just Here (Leonardo Tou Remix) [Endemic Digital] - 2011
Sam Chorlton - Shadows (Leonardo Tou Remix) [Sounds Of Juan] - 2013