Paulo Saraiva aka Spirit Hood joined the psychedelic music scene in the mid 90’s devoting his time to producing psychedelic raves, parties & festivals. Soon after he discovered the art of DJing, by 2006 he became enamored with the pysbient, psydub & psychill music genres. His influences of the past 16 years include the likes of Adham Shaikh, Aes Dana Asure, Bluetech, Carbon Based Lifeforms, Celtic Cross, Doof, Eat Static, Entheogenic, Galaxy, Healer, H.U.V.A. Network, Ishq, Kekal, Kick Bong, Liquid Stranger, Makyo, Mystical Sun, Ott, Pitch Black, Puff Dragon, Shpongle, Shulman, Solar Fields, The Infinity Project, Vibrasphere, Younger Brother & the Most important inspiration is Johnny Blue with the (Psylent Harmony ).
In the prophetic year of 2012, Spirit Hood entranced dancers across Europe at such festivals as Freqs of Nature Festival ,Fusion Festival, Antaris Projekt, Utopia – After Boom Festival, Chaotic Madness Festival, VuuV Festival, Hadra Festival, Indian Spirit, Trance Odysee, Rumsommer Festival, ZNA Gathering, Momento Demento, Freedom Festival. During the past decade he has performed on many stages across Europe including the countries of Portugal, Austria, Germany, UK, Greece, Slovenia, Italy, Netherlands, France, Spain, Croatia, Chech Republic & Switzerland.