From Metepec to Mainstage: SNDWAVE’s Musical Odyssey


Rodrigo Ortiz, better known by his stage name “SNDWAVE” (SOUNDWAVE), has been making waves in the Mexican electronic music scene as a DJ, record producer, drummer, and audio engineer. Hailing from Metepec, Mexico, SNDWAVE has carved a niche for himself with his unique style and musical prowess.

As a DJ, SNDWAVE is renowned for his ability to seamlessly blend samples in real-time during his sets. His keen musical sensibility and knack for reading the dance floor have earned him accolades, including coveted spots at prestigious events like EDC Mexico and F1 Gran Premio de Mexico in 2023. SNDWAVE’s affiliation with EMPO and +Mas Label further solidifies his status as a prominent figure in the electronic music scene.


SNDWAVE’s versatility shines through in both his DJ sets and productions. As a club and festival DJ, he crafts immersive experiences ranging from one to four hours, captivating audiences with his dynamic mixes. His live performances, spanning one to two hours, are a testament to his skillful execution and infectious energy.

In the realm of production, SNDWAVE’s sonic palette encompasses genres like tech house, funky house, and deep house. Armed with DAWs such as Ableton Live and Logic Pro, he expertly navigates the realms of recording, mixing, and mastering, delivering polished tracks that resonate with listeners worldwide.

SNDWAVE’s journey as a performer has taken him to renowned venues across Mexico, leaving an indelible mark on audiences everywhere he goes. From the vibrant streets of Mexico City to the pulsating nightlife of Metepec, SNDWAVE’s electrifying sets have graced venues like Janis, Classico, Apotheke, and Prime Club, to name a few. Whether it’s igniting the dance floor at Sonora Prime or enchanting crowds at Panic Botanic, SNDWAVE’s performances are always a sight to behold.

SNDWAVE’s musical prowess extends beyond borders, with releases on prominent record labels worldwide. From EMPO / +Mas Label in Mexico to We Love Asere / We Aint Stop in Spain and Juan Magan Enormous Tunes / No Definition in Switzerland, SNDWAVE’s tracks have garnered attention from diverse audiences. With releases on labels spanning Brazil, the Netherlands, Sweden, and beyond, SNDWAVE’s global footprint continues to expand, cementing his status as a rising star in the electronic music scene.

In conclusion, SNDWAVE’s journey from Metepec to international stages is a testament to his unwavering passion for music and dedication to his craft. With each electrifying performance and captivating release, SNDWAVE solidifies his position as a force to be reckoned with in Mexico’s electronic music landscape. As he continues to push boundaries and captivate audiences worldwide, SNDWAVE’s sonic waves are sure to resonate for years to come.