Tikal is Vincent Bernal,born 1977, living near paris (France). He has a guitarist/percussionist background and he moved to composing electronic music 5 years ago. His music is melodic groovy morning stuff, perfect for outdoor parties.
It's a fresh new style with new ideas and lot of unusual samples and sounds and strong ethnical and tribal elements. His first and second albums, Ritual Cycle and Carnaval, released on Neurobiotic Records , was one of the most successful albums of 2004 and 2006.
Since then, he played all over the world including France, Italy, Japan, Germany, Brazil,South Africa ,Sweden, Denmark,Israel ,Russia, England, Belgium, Austria, Portugal, Greece and Switzerland performing in some of the most important events worldwide such as Full Moon Festival in Germany , Universo Paralello in Brazil , Sonica in Italy and Vortex Captown. During this time, Tikal released tracks on some of the most important labels around such as Spirit Zone, Nano Records, Dragonfly and Mind Control always receiving huge feedbacks from trancers around the world.......
His 3nd album (Cosmic Dragon) featured 10 tracks in the typical Tikal style, full of feelings and emotions. 9 dancefloor friendly tracks, including a remix of sunshine middle east and 2 collaboration tracks,1 with bamboo forest and one with the new upcoming artist (dual core) from israel ending with 1 downtempo/chill out track. now he s about to realesed one compilation call planetary nation 05 compiled by him and dj pin from brazil that will contend 2 cds.. one psytrance cd and the other one progressive.. will be out very soon