Rise & Funk is a Toronto based electronic music group composed of two up and coming artists Terry Koutinas (Terry Funk), Ricardo Pereira (Ricardo Rise), also of a trance trio called Slim Signal. Sharing a similar passion and appreciation for music of all genres, the three teamed up in 2009 to bring their vision and unique sounds together in hopes to provide Toronto with a new dynamic in house, trance, progressive and other forms of electronic music.
DJ`ing has always been a primary hobby for the these young artists yet their passion and focus lies within producing songs. Having spun at some of Toronto`s premier nightclubs, they are looking to expand globally so that their music and vision can reach electronic music lovers and enthusiasts across the globe. Having met and worked with many of the industries greats throughout the years, it is clear that it is their calling to become a leading DJ tandem is a dream which will soon be realized.
A sound appreciation for electronic music and fans of the genre is what separates Terry and Ricardo from the rest. They began together in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, but their passion, work ethic and unique sound will ensure their name will become recognized across the globe very soon. Check out Slim Signal on Facebook, Soundcloud, and Podomatic.
Adele is the owner of Tranceported. She manages and maintains the social media and the photo and video teams, and has been shooting our event photos since 2011. She has been a fan of Trance music since the mid-90s and started this website (formerly called EDM TOR) in 2012.