Carlos Valdes has been at the heart of the Amsterdam scene for years, as a DJ, labelboss and promoter. He organises his own gay club nights under the name Is Burning. Carlos’DJ sets mix up everything from hypnotic Techno to Kicking house and, ratherthan playing all the big hits, he selects the records that make most sense at the time. He is well known for his classy and considered taste. Carlos has earned a fine reputation in his own country, around Europe and also outsidethe continent. He was one of the residents at Amsterdams foremost club, TrouwAmsterdam. Carlos is also a resident for LET, one of Amsterdams leading party organizations. The last year he has played esteemed clubs like Panorama bar, deSchool and Concrete. And festivals such as Awakenings, Melt and Lowlands. He was invited at label nights such as Cadenza and Dekmantel and he performed at Circoloco. He went outside of Europe to perform at the infamous D-Edge, in Sao Paulo in Brasil.