Dilen’s experience as a DJ and Live Act Performer started in 1999 in Lisbon. From 1999 to 2001 he made a tour in Portugal with Asian Underground sonorities and created the first Indian Electronic Music Festival in Portugal - Massala Festival (Lisbon, 2001). Living in UK for 10 years, he worked on his first album and performed as a DJ in places such as ’93 feet east’, ‘Vibe Bar’, ‘Bar 101’ or ‘Hackney Box’.
He also works in music production and created the music label EKA [ records ], working with musicians of World Music background. In the last years Dilen has been performing as a DJ in Portugal, namely in Sines World Music Festival and Boom Festival, and some places in Stuttgart like Waggons or FREAQ Festival. Dilen’s first album SOUNDS LIKE CURRY (2012) - a mix of varied electronic rhythms such as drum&bass, electro, electronic hip-hop or dubstep, with many acoustic elements - was well received internationally. One of the tracks was represneted in the compilation NOVOS TALENTOS FNAC 2013, He has released his second work, the EP SOUNDS LIKE CURRY II with drum&bass, dubstep and drumstep. Dilen also conceives and makes his own videoclips, two of them already shown in the portuguese tv channels RTP África and RTP Internacional.