Diogo Strausz



Diogo Strausz is a Brazilian music producer with a wealth of experience in both studio recording and live performances. He started his career setting up his own studio in an abandoned mansion in Rio and forming a collective of musicians with whom he collaborated over several projects, recordING dozenS OF albums and EPs with both Brazilian and international up and coming artists. Now based in Paris (FR), Diogo continues to both expand his repertoire and develop his distinguished style, also composing soundtracks for online content and TV commercials for brands such as coca-cola, ambev and bottletop. He IS also half of the renowned duo Balako, a project that spans Brazil and Europe, that releases music with joe godard's (Hotchip) Greco-Roman LABEL.


"Diogo Strausz is a monster"
Noisey (Vice)

"in Strausz you can hear the collision of Tecnobrega with Aphex Twin, Tom Zé, and a little DFA for good measure”
Spin Magazine

“Balako are an exciting new musical duo unlike anyone else.”
Wonderland Magazine



"(Joe Goddard) snapped up Diogo Strausz and Rodrigo Peirão to put out the brilliantly energetic and flirtatious ‘Hora de Balako’ EP on his Greco-Roman label”
Mixmag UK

“While "Hora De Balako" is undeniably carried by funk momentum, it's just as memorable for its cinematic, tongue-in-cheek style”
Thump/Vice US



"Brazilian disco duo Balako dropped a thundering new track called "Hora De Balako"

"This fusion of styles imbues the duo's music with a feeling that is both retro and current, giving it an undeniable authenticity”


Produced by Strausz

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soundtracks, sound design and music supervision for advertising and branded content