Fernando, Born in Portugal, has been making music in his computer since very young... since the age of 12 he is creating mad beats and
twisted electronic sounds. In software Like Rebirth, ejay, Fruity loops 1 Also listening to allot of music!,listening carefully, learning, experimenting with different tools, little by little creating his studio, little by little perfecting his art, taste, and hearing
Fernando interest grew and he studied a bit allot audio, he took 2 professional degrees in Audio and Video, Learning to be effective with many kinds of tools like, Cubase, Nuendo, Pro tools, Reason, Ableton live, FL Studio, Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, Alter Effects, Encore, Edius, Resolume... To create good quality sound, video and graphics!
After the degrees he started working for “Santa Claus”, a audio video studio making Subtitles, dubbing and translating for Portuguese
“The Smiley Pixie”, began in summer 2004, Fernando's concept was to create a more relaxed and accurate sound for all kinds of crowds, exploring all kinds of ideas!.... Music, arts and imagination!
Mind traveling from India to latin american, from Morroco to tibet... experimenting with psychedelic electronic music, Ambient, Progressive
House, Techno, Minimal, World Music, Break beat, IDM, Lounge, Drum’n’bass, Goa Trance
Smiley pixie is soft electronic music with no limits,
Smiley has played in alot of gigs, nationally and internationally... Festivals / Parties / Bars! sometimes solo, sometimes in his friends, Guitar players,
Bass Players! Fernando is very respected worldwide because of his talent producing Chillout music
“The Smiley Pixie” has released various tracks in , Peak Records and Kagdila Records in 2005. including "Chasing frogs and fairies!"
"Sprites & Spells", in the same year he also joined and defined a new sound for a new Label, “Quantic Records” and “Goagadar magazine”
(www.goagadarmagazine.com) ... A talented and creative group of people!
In 2006, he written and produced the first cd that came out of GOAGADAR MAGAZINE, "FREE MUSIC FOR FREE PEOPLE", a free album!
5000 copies were made and distributed for free! 2007, Fernando and Quantic Crew made another release! “Quantic Vol.1” with the tracks "The Walk", "Ride on the country side" In 2008 he Released "Easter People" (Full moon Gathering) and started to work with Avatar Records
2008 he joined "Cosmic Fusion", trance promoters, friends and event organizers in Ireland! Spreading the best energies, attitude and music!
in 2009 he creates 2 new albums! second album and third album "Chillout Moods" "Something's Sacred", with music, covers and mastering all
produced by Fernando Himself! In 2009 and he creates a Chillout Compilation with "pedra branca" called TRANSATLANTIC CHILLOUT! Uniting Portuguese and Brazilian Chillout