Vintage Culture only truly feels alive when he's speaking to people through his music. "When I am playing my own tracks and people smile at me, that is life," says the Brazilian. And so far, his life has been a nonstop adventure. What started in 2008 as tinkering in a bedroom in a tiny Brazilian city in the middle of nowhere has now led him to play to sold-out crowds of 30000 people at his own So Track Boa Festival, touring the United States, gracing the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine, making the Forbes 30 Under 30 list and going multi-platinum with more than 2 billion global online streams.
For Lukas Ruiz, Vintage Culture is a 24-hour responsibility. A passion project that aims to unite people through music. He is someone constantly eating away at traditional genre boundaries as he makes music that works both in the club and at home. Vintage Culture produces soundtracks to people's lives. Music with emotion, narrative and melodic hooks as well as infectious grooves.
Recent times have brought big tunes like "Coffee” with Tiësto and "It Is What It Is" on Defected featuring Elise LeGrow's stunning vocal, beautiful piano chords and an effortless baseline. Add to that "Cali Dreams" with Fancy Inc featuring The Beach, which is already a huge smash with its lush, rousing synths and impassioned vocals, and Volume 4 of his own Vintage Culture & Friends compilation, and you have an artist at the top of his game.