Born and raised in Manila, Alinep comes from a family where music played a vital part of everyday life, Alinep was put into music classes at an early age. From collecting tapes of jazz bands, collecting vinyl records and attending DJ events, Alinep started off being a fan towards the path of becoming a DJ. He started playing at small bars and lounges and soon was given the opportunity to play different clubs. In the long run, his music paid off and earn club residencies - currently now rep presents a club called Time in Manila.
Alinep has shared the decks alongside Darren Emerson, Nick Warren, Yousef, Slam, Dave Seaman, Anil Chawla, Luke Fair, Jimmy Van M, Josh Wink, Umek, Joy Kitikonti, Timo Garcia, Nelski, Frank Mueller, Quivver, Xhin, Secret Cinema, Ramon Tapia, James Zabiela, Guti, Dirt Crew, KiNK, Satoshi Fumi, Alex Flatner, Martin Eyerer. Aside from gigging in his hometown, he plays around Asia - the World DJ Festival in South Korea and featured parties in Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and China.
His tracks has been featured in different shows like "Outerspace" in Proton Radio by Satoshi Fumi, "Deep & Deeper" in Tunnel FM and "HEY! Muzik' by Michel De Hey. His music for Blacksoul also hit WMC Miami.
Alinep's musical imprint in his dj sets and music production are very poetic and is rooted from deep house to techno, minimal to techhouse, Detroit to Chicago and the beat goes on and on defining his own club space.
Aside from music production and djing, Alinep founded Manila Underground with Martin Lugtu and Pav Parrotte - a collective of local djs/producers/promoters and foreign-locals who love and live for non-commercial electronic music. More to his music vision, Alinep manages Asia Music, an independent record label based in Kuala Lumpur & Manila.
Alinep is Asia's very own and one of Asia's respected underground DJs and music producers to date. His passion for his music work and his unique style of music blend has earned him recognition in the underground music community globally.
Alinep is one of the newest artists of MakTub Music - a label run by Arjun Vagale and Logiztik Sounds. Recently his release entitled "Meet the Sponks" got massive support from the likes of Nick Muir and Richie Hawtin who played it Sonar Off Barcelona and ENTER at Space, Ibiza.
Alinep's recent release under Tenampa Recordings entitled “Carriedo” and his EP for Berlin label, Tanztone Records are both well supported by common names like Michel De Hey, Ellen Allien, Chris Fortier, Owain K and many more.
Aside from his upcoming releases, Alinep’s radio show, Manila Underground will be Monday monthly at UB Radio.
More of Alinep in 2014, his track "Deepsomnia" originally from Funkfield Recordings then re-released by Love International is a BIG hit this summer. For 8 weeks, it was in heavy play by Richie Hawtin and also charted - reached and heard in Hungary's Balaton Sound Festival, Minus Showcase in Fabric London, TomorrowWorld in the USA and of course at ENTER at Space, Ibiza.