James Monro, born in the UK and now based in South America, boasts a musical journey spanning over 30 years. Classically trained at school, his affinity for electronic music blossomed from the eclectic sounds of Yello, Jean Michelle Jarre, Tangerine Dream, and more. A pivotal figure in the early days of Acid House and the UK’s “summers of love,” James’ global circuit exploration led to the founding of Flying Rhino Records in 1995.
As the new millennium dawned, James evolved, contributing to labels like Bedrock, Renaissance, and Kompakt. His Midnight Ramblers project gained recognition with the techno gem “Scarab” on
John Digweed’s Bedrock release “Structures Two.”
With numerous releases on acclaimed labels and his own imprint, 4DigitalAudio, James defies categorization.
Beyond his solo album “In The Ether” receiving critical acclaim, James co-founded Tropical Beats in Brazil, delving into TV and theatre music production. With a relentless passion, James continues to push the boundaries of house and techno, captivating audiences globally with his hypnotic, emotional, and funky sets. A seasoned favorite alongside dance music luminaries, his name is synonymous with a rich legacy within the underground music scene.