(born 1974 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian electronic music producer. In
the 1990s he was a member of Sect. His album Chromophobia was awarded
the title of Mixmag Album of the Month. Regarding why he chose the name
Chromophobia, Boratto said: "The same meaning as monochromatism in
architecture, which means simplicity. That’s all. I don’t have a morbid
fear of colors at all. But also, I was ironic. My music is really
On stage, Gui uses a laptop equipped with Ableton Live, a JazzMutant
Lemur, a monome and an Evolution Uc33e. He sometimes invites a guitar
player to join him. Boratto handles A&R for the Brazilian
independent label, Megamusic (distributed by Trama); he is also one of
the label’s owners, along with his brother Tchorta.
In 2005 he began to dedicate himself to his own productions and
compositions, displaying a more personal side to the public. With
releases on a number of respected European labels, such as Plastic
City, Circle, Kompakt, and Audiomatique, Boratto has managed to appear
in the charts and on the playlists of Michael Mayer, Tiefschwarz, Steve
Bug, Phonique, Martin Landsky, Hernan Cattaneo, among others.
With respect for his talent growing in the world scene, Gui Boratto is
a name to look out for on the Brazilian house, techno and minimal scene.
Official Site: www.guiboratto.com.br