Salva Cantos aka POTY was born in Málaga (Costa del Sol), Spain. He began his professional career in the mid 1990s, at the early age of 13, when electronic music was starting to be in vogue in his hometown.
A very different style from the rest of the world was listened in the south of Spain; break beats, old school, or hardcore beats. However, Poty, has always been an enthusiast of techno music, as a consequence of this, his music did not concord with the standards of his hometown. Nevertheless, he is passionate about his style and the trends did not have an influence on him, he has always believed in the magic of techno music.
In the year 2007 he became part of NOPRESET RECORDS, which gave him the opportunity to release his first track “Mante K.O.” He combined his production of music with teaching; he founded and directed a Music Academy Production where he was among teachers and well-known artists. This experience allowed him to learn a great deal of production.
In the same year, Tech Minimal and Minimal were in fashion, much more eclectic sounds, less baselines, with less groove, where the compression of the sound mattered even more than its own beat. This sound fascinated him since it was different and refreshing, and for several years he felt identified with this style releasing important tracks such as “SIN SALIDA” (NOPRESET RECORDS) with a remix of Louis Da K, played by artists such as MAGDA, TROY PIERCE, BAREM to name a few.
In 2013, along with Alex Mor, he founded his own record label, called SINUSOIDE RECORDS where they were looking for darker and heavier techno sounds for their own releases or new and old producers.
2015 has been the most significant year, getting attract the curiosity of very influential artists as: Alberto Ruiz, Dj Medenizsmz , Peppelino , Peerk, o Markantonio and appearing in charts and artists sessions like: Cristian Varela, Sonate, Umek, Carlos Beltran, MedenizsMZ, The YellowHeads, Tomy Declerque and having ended the year with the most played track by Richie Hawtin, according the party article BullShit.
He is considered one of the most important and up and coming icons in the south of Spain, has collaborated in labels as: Stick Records, Reload Records, INLAB Underground , Stage Records or Airtaxi, and shared scene with world famous artists such as: JAMES RUSKIN, UMEK, JAMIE JONES, POPOF, BAREM, AMBIVALENT, TROY PIERCE, MATADOR, MARKO NASTIC, EX-GEM, PROZAC, DUAL MOTION, VALENTINO KANZYANI, UTO KAREM, HERMANEZ, AITOR RONDA, MARC MAYA, EVIL NINE, ADAM FREELAND, KAZU KIMURA, PENDULUM, EDU IMBERNON, ANDRES VICENZZO, JAVI REINA, CESAR FAUSS, DARKROW among others.