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L.I.E.S / Lies-019.5

REPRESS

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a true bomb of a 12" from 2104... repressed with L.I.E.S label artwork ..had to be done. Dope underground anthems ...don't miss.. TIP! 
House Of Jezebel /MagnesII

VOYAGE DIRECT : FIRST MISSION SAMPLER 1

Voyage Direct / VD 22LP1

Voyage Direct's message comes through loud and clear on the label's first compilation, a collection that takes in both unreleased tracks and a hand-picked selection of classics from the imprint's first five years..

Rack and Run Ep

NICK CURLY

8Bit / 8bit092

Big Sex Thing Feat. Ricky

TIM PARIS / ARTTU / SEX JUDAS / RICKY

Marketing Music / MKG23

big with: Matt Walsh, Jef K, Kolombo, Cosmo Vitelli, Joakim, Luke Solomun, Morpheus, Slam, Alexkid, Anthony Collins,... Meet Sex Judas (Sex to his mother). A sexual vigilante and underground musical entrepreneur working in tandem with his trusted sidekick Ricky since the dawn of time (or the death of Jesus). Myth has it that after the infamous >kiss<, Judas was damned to live on earth for eternity. He decided to make the best of it and delved head first into his true passion, music. Known as a motherfucker on the >Uggav< since his early teens, he emerged in the underground sounds of Judea and never looked back. Judas & Ricky state they are on a mission to play music that reflects the real life, in all its horny, absurd, joyous and yes sometimes evil ways…with emphasis on the bass of course! So what you now hold in your hands is the glorious first vinyl offering from Sex Judas and Ricky >Sex according to Judas< telling the story as it is, blending the old school sounds of Chicago with a modern day longing for bass and ass, with a steaming sex toy edit by Tim from Paris to go.

Wood Lesty Ep

ZENDID

Plaisir Records / PLA001

1st release of new French label Plaisir Records by the artist Zendid, with a VID remix !!
Support: tINI, Faster, Anthea, Ada Kaleh

Here, you're going to get into a serious classy bunch of tracks, where melodies interlace with round beats and basslines. The Wood Lesty's voice will enter your brain and will never leave it. The cherry on the cake (already rather tasty) is Vid Reconstruction Mix: a little 15 minutes diamond where he settles gradually his talent, involving the famous voice of the original mix with a compulsion of claps to end in second part of the remix with angelic choirs deserving of the most beautiful opera

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Artistes/DJ

RIEHMER

OVERdrive // Toulouse (FR)

His passion for electronic music comes from the nineties with artists like Sven Vath, Laurent Garnier and Carl Cox.

Riehmer's gigs goes in many places like Inox Electronic Club, le Rachdingue, l'Autre, thats was the chance to share the decks with great producers and djs like: Pan Pot, Radio Slave, Gregor Tresher, SyncTherapy, Traumer, Flex...

In 2K11, he joins the OVERdrive crew as a resident dj and active member.

Riehmer's style evolutes between minimal techno and tech-house influences, he's developing a taste for strong and percussive sonorities as well as exhilarated melodies.

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ONNO

Just Jack / Upon You / Saved Records // Amsterdam (NL)

ONNO is a revered Dutch DJ and producer who has been steadily rising to the top of the pile since 2001. In the ensuing years, he has released a number of well-received EPs, most recently the Beatport top- ping ‘Paragroove’ on Moon Harbour, which is also one of the top 3 most charted artists on influential site Resident Advisor. ONNO now continues to produce for other top labels including Get Physical, Souvenir, Saved and International DJ Gigolos. The sound that he now weaves at clubs and festivals across Europe is a bass heavy one with plenty of interlocking house grooves all heavily reliant on big bottom ends, and has received much support from the likes of MANDY, Reboot, Davide Squillace, Matthias Tanzmann and many more.
One of the most important benchmarks for ONNO was hooking up with Upon. You Records. Since first releasing on the imprint, the star’s music has made its way into all the right record bags and have seen his demand as a DJ continue to grow. Forever joining the dots between styles and proving himself to be a diverse DJ that can spin in small basements as well as sunny rooftops, ONNO has been rewarded for his skills by being installed as a resident at both Amsterdam club Studio 80 and the prestigious Ushuiai club out in Ibiza. So too has he clocked up plenty more gigs around the world including at Panorama Bar, Watergate and Bar 25 in Berlin, D36 in New York, Electric Pickle in Miami, Beatport Beta Lounge in Denver and Glow in Lima.
The future looks just as bright for ONNO: as well as continuing to spin in the best clubs around the world, so too has ONNO many more productions in the pipeline, each of which will continue to showcase his own unique house style.

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DIMITRI FROM PARIS

Gomma / SSHO / BBE // Paris (FR)

It was DJing that gave 36-year-old Dimitri his start more than a decade ago, when the European radio station CFM hired him to mix records on the air. Because of what he describes as a lack of dance remixers in France, his career in radio led to his being asked to rework tracks for various artists, among them Björk, New Order, and the Brand New Heavies. Along the way he was hired by chic fashion designers like Chanel, Gaultier, and Lagerfeld to put together soundtracks for runway shows and boutiques.

"What happened was that I started DJing and then there were more and more tools -- technical tools -- available to us DJs that would allow us to make more creative things and eventually to make our own music without actually knowing how to play a particular instrument. With the advent of samplers and other machines at a budget that made them accessible in the mid '80s, we started making our own tracks. I was also learning the process of how a track is constructed by doing remixes for people. Finally, I was able to produce my own tracks."

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ZOEN

Geneve (SUI)

Enzo was born in 1990 in the French Alpes. Thanks to his dad, he discovered little by little music, especially Jazz and Blues with artist such as Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Sonny Boy Williamson…For him, Jazz is the basis of all kind of music. At first, Enzo was a Rap Underground lover but at the age of 16 he discovered what was House music when he bought his first records from Defected In The House Label.

He found really interesting the fact that he could find some jazzy touch in House music but also the mix with percussions and beats.

In 2009, his point of view of House music knew a turning point when Enzo heard for the first time a mix of Nima Gorji. This was exactly what he was looking for. He started then to follow Nima’s style, discovering this underground atmosphere.

Everything came into real in the Summer 2011, when Enzo worked hard to pay his first CD players and mixer. He set up in his house a small area where he could play and record his first mix.

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DAVID KENO

GET PHYSICAL / Morris Audio / Hi Freaks / Kindisch / Keno Records / Berlin / Germany

David Keno / Morris Audio / Hi Freaks / Kindisch / Keno Records / Berlin / Germany

Swiss born David Keno began his musical life learning classical instruments such as guitar and drums when he was 12. After playing in various rock bands he discovered his love of electronic music. He bought a drum machine and an old Korg synthesizer and started to experiment. Over the next few years he developed his skills and eventually the guys from the Pocketgame label loved his melodic productions so much that they signed him for his first release: Vernis - Bubble Bath EP which came with a fantastic Trentemoeller remix.

From there his career took off. He has released on labels such as I220, Zenit, Meerestief, Karateklub, ELP and provided remixes for Samuel L. Session, G-Man, da Fresh, Robert Drewek, Hugg&Pepp, DK8 and even 80ies heroes Trans-X who wanted a remix for their "living on video" that came out on ZYX Music.

The next step in his career was to launch his own label and in January 2007 Keno Records 01 was released with huge success. "Liquid" went on to be found in the playlists of many DJs.

In David Keno's DJ sets or also as a Livect his musical range goes from minimal techno to house. Very floor-oriented but often with a certain melodic touch. Maybe these are his roots from the 80ies shining through.

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KOBOSIL

Ostgut Ton // Berlin (GER)

Kobosil‘s first vinyl release, his remix for Barker & Baumecker‘s "Silo", released on Ostgut Ton at the beginning of 2013, impressed with it‘s punishing drive, subtle, hypnotic synth sounds, escalating hi-hats and crystal clear production and spawned all kinds of speculation who might be behind the previously unknown Kobosil name. Then his debut 12“ emerged just a few months after the "Silo" remix. With influences ranging from stark, raw machine techno, dark, purist, pumping acid, noise and distortion, the 4 bold tracks on this EP made a whole range of djs pick and play different titles from the 12“ and stand out productions "Emil" and "Think & Think" made their mark on techno dance floors way beyond Berlin. Another 4-track 12" on Ostgut Ton's sister label Unterton soon followed and the track "Osmium" from this EP was licensed for the FABRICLIVE 73 CD mixed by Panagea.

Simultaneously Kobosil introduced his dj sets as clubs started booking him on the strength of his first two releases alone and reports of fresh, no bars techno, informed by a whole range of electronic music styles, skilled mixing and well constructed sets followed. Kobosil had arrived and it wasn't long before he made his debut on the Berghain Klubnacht floor. Hailing from Neukölln, Berlin, the only 22 year old Kobosil combines his talent with trained instruction, just about to finish a BA in audio production, which he studies since 2010, this young producer knows his stuff. An avid vinyl collector, he has an almost nostalgic, passionate approach to music, combined with a truly futuristic outlook on where techno is heading. Deeply rooted in classic origins but reinvigorated and pushing sound frontiers and limits.

Next for Kobosil is an EP for Marcel Dettmann's MDR Label to be released early next year, a live set, which he intends to premier before the end of this year and a second release on his own -no label- which will undoubtedly further his trademark sound and will be done in the own particular way of this charming but headstrong dj/producer.

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JOSH WINK

Ovum / Strictly Rhythm / Minus // Philadelphia (US)

"Some people get pigeonholed as being into just one thing’, Wink remarks, ‘I hate that. When there are rules, it doesn't become art, and it's not fun. I've learned that you can't please everybody, so I'd rather be concerned with making good art, and the people that like this art will stick with you."

Philadelphia born and based Josh Wink is one of the true pioneers of techno, house and allied st

yles - blurring the definitions.

At 13, a young Josh Wink began his first job as an apprentice at Captain Jack’s mobile DJ Company, three years later, he had started to DJ at local house parties. By 1988 – the year that ‘rave’ exploded into public conscious - Wink was already a main player on the underground music scene.

“Then I began to realize that I had ideas of songs. Instead of DJing other people’s music, I wanted to translate these ideas into my own music that was in my head. House music and new wave electronic music really influenced me when I was a teenager. Plus, going to see Jazzy Jeff and Cash Money DJ in Philly made me want to get more into the 'art' of DJing.”

In 1990, just out of his teens, Wink released his first EP ‘Tribal Confusion’ on the infamous Strictly Rhythm imprint, under the moniker E-Culture (with King Britt), also releasing other EPs under various different guises. In 1994 he formed his own imprint ‘Ovum Recordings’ and released ‘Liquid Summer’ – a track which helped propel him onto the international circuit.

“I’d say that Wink 'Liquid Summer' (Ovum), Wink ‘Meditation Will Manifest' (R & S Records), Winx ‘How's The Music’ (Sorted) and ‘Nervous Build Up’ (Nervous) were some tracks that got me to start traveling around the world in the early 90's.”
In 1995, Josh Wink became one of the first DJ/producers to translate his music from the underground to above and to international success. He consecutively unleashed a string of classics including ‘Don't Laugh’ (recorded as Winx on Nervous Records) and ‘Higher State of Consciousness’ – tracks that topped charts worldwide and that are still recognized and played today. He also remixed Moby and Firefly in the same year.

In 1996, whilst gaining recognition from leading press including Rolling Stone magazine, Josh Wink released his debut album ‘Left Above The Clouds’ (under the name Winx) on Nervous Records.
In 1998, he released his second LP ‘HearHere’ on his own Ovum imprint. With ‘HereHear’ Wink pushed boundaries even further, inviting fellow artists as diverse as Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails), Caroline Crawley (Shelleyann Orphan / This Mortal Coil), and Philly poet Ursula Rucker (Jazzanova / The Roots) to contribute to a far-reaching disc that ran the gamut of electronic music styles - from ambient and trip-hop to drum & bass, as well as the trademark mix of house and techno on which Wink has built his international reputation. “I wanted to continue to push my envelope of making diverse electronic music and not have pressure to only make dance music.”

In 1999, as well as remixing Steve Bug’s ‘Loverboy’ on Poker Flat, Josh Wink began his highly respected ‘Profound Sounds’ Ovum compilation series with ‘Profound Sounds Vol.1’.
In 2000, he sampled Chicago legend Lil Louis’s ‘French Kiss’ to create ‘How’s Your Evening So Far’, released on FFRR records, he also remixed The Utah Saints and Mood II Swing.

In 2001 Josh Wink released ‘Evil Acid’ on Ovum and also teamed up with Carl Cox to release Wink Vs Carl Cox ‘It’s The Machines’ on Cox’s Intec imprint, as well as delivering highly coveted remix workings of Depeche Mode, Dave Clarke and Slam.
Into 2002 and Josh Wink delivered ‘Superfreak’ –a release that again caught the ears of many and inspired many in the process. He also remixed Paul Oakenfold’s ‘Starry Eyed Surprise’, FC Kahuna, Sebastien Leger and Range Of Motion for his own Ovum imprint.

In 2003 Josh Wink delivered his third artist album ‘20 To 20’ on Ovum – moreover a collection of his own work that he would class as his ‘secret weapons’ on the dancefloor; heavily 303 inspired releases that delved into Wink’s Acidic House roots. He also delivered his masterful ‘Profound Sounds Vol.2’ mix CD and remixed artists including Sting, Masters At Work, Ladytron, Harry Romero and Icelandic band GusGus.

In 2004 Josh Wink once again set dancefloors in motion with EPs ‘516 Acid’ and ‘Oakish’ – EPs which garnered support both from both the old-school and the new DJs and styles filtering into the scene. He also remixed DJ Minx for Richie Hawtin’s M-nus imprint, Australian band Infusion, Steffan Goldmann’s ‘Shimmer’ EP on Ovum and Alexkid’s ‘Don’t Hide It’ for FCommunications.

In 2005, Josh Wink remixed artists including DJ Sneak and Alter Ego and, in 2006, he released ‘Have To Get Back’ (no vox version) on M-nus, under the moniker Dinky Dog, as part of M-nus’s 'MinimizeToMaximize' / various artist compilation. He also released the third in the Profound Sounds series – ‘Profound Sounds Vol.3’ (coming out in the UK on Ministry of Sound entitled ‘Sessions’) – which exclusively included the remix he crafted for Radiohead’s ‘Everything In It’s Right Place’. His ‘Have To Get Back’ release came out as a double A-side on M-nus, backed with Loco Dice’s ‘Seeing Through Shadows’.

In 2007, Josh Wink released his EP ‘Thick As Thieves’ on Steve Bug’s Poker Flat imprint – an exchange for a release Bug had given to Ovum ‘Houze/Summer Nights’ (released in 2004) - he also released ‘Swirl’/’Have To Get Back’ (Vox version) on Ovum and remixed Chicken Lips, Taho (for Ovum), Someone Else and Radio Slave’s ‘Screaming Hands’ for Rekids.

Into 2008 and Wink has once again switched styles, altered rules and initiated a change. With his influential EP ‘Stay Out All Night’, released on Ovum in May (a massive Miami track and an ‘Essential New Tune’ for Pete Tong on Radio 1), Wink went against the current musical grain and paired NYC 90's house with Chicago jackin’ beats and a bit of St. Germain. Wink also spent the first half of 2008 preparing his fourth artist album – ‘When a Banana Was Just a Banana’.

Josh Wink’s Ovum imprint, since its beginnings in 1994, has seen releases from Loco Dice, Shlomi Aber, Marc Romboy, DJ Pierre, Aaron Carl, King Britt, Steve Bug, D’Julz and of course his own productions. It still continues to grow by both introducing new talents and releasing one-offs from some of the world’s best known producers. “Ovum is about integrity to good music! We feel that we don’t have to follow the music that is trendy or fad-like at the moment.”

As a DJ, since his 1988 ‘rave’ beginnings, Josh Wink extensively traveled the globe since 1995 – playing every festival that counts, through to the smallest and underground venues around the globe. “The Best DJ experience is being able to create an audio atmosphere where an audience can absorb from me, while I get absorbed from them.” His only residency in the world is held in his hometown of Philadelphia at Fluid.

Taking trends, making trends and breaking trends, Josh Wink’s music (under its many monikers including Wink, Winc, Winks, Winx, The Crusher, E-Culture, and Size 9, Accent, Dinky Dog, J Dawg and The Crusher) has always experimented and influenced. The sound of Josh Wink today remains one of a man unafraid to walk the border between stylistic boundaries.
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SANTE

8bit / Desolat / Avotre // Berlin (GER)

 

Around a time when deep house music was imploding in on itself amidst a deluge of uninspiring loops, mindless repetition and utter disposability, Berlin’s Santé emerged as part of a wave of new producers with a different cut to their electronic jib. His productions ooze character, charisma, soul, colour, humour and above all a sense of humanity and feeling so devoid from the less inspiring corners of house music.

After teaching himself to play the guitar in his early teens, Santé bought himself an Akai MPC-2000 when he was 16 and set the ball rolling for a life entrenched in electronic music. “I was totally into sampling and house” he recalls of those early days of button bashing and experimentation. He left his hometown when he was 21 to immerse himself in the dance music mecca that is Berlin. The plan was to study music at university, but failing the entrance exam meant he had to pursue other endeavours. A studio internship blossomed into a full-time career, with the emerging talent spending six years producing jingles and ad music and nurturing his passion for house music at any opportunity. Nothing was released, however, until one of his demos found its way to Matt ‘Radio Slave’ Edwards. His first ever release came out on Edwards’ acclaimed REKIDS imprint, setting the bar incredibly high and garnering him a lot of high-profile attention in the process.

The next major stepping stone for him was meeting two guys named Ali and Basti - also known as Tiefschwarz. “They were looking for a new engineer and took me to their label Souvenir, where I got the freedom to release my music and have a playground” he explains. This fruitful, intense relationship lasted three years before Santé decided to fly the nest in search of new pastures, his sophisticated sound developing all the while. In recent times, his style has taken on yet more verve, with the warmth of the house he has always known and loved now bolstered by a loose techno rhythm and percussive drive. The sensuality remains, yet with more dance floor urgency. Whether its one of his acclaimed live shows or one of his DJ sets you’re listening to, the infectious energy is always there.

He describes himself both as a party animal and a studio gremlin (“because you need to be both to do music!”), and cites his biggest influences as The Cure, Talking Heads, Aphex Twin and the Detroit techno pioneers and legends. Embracing both the convenience of the present (producing wherever he goes on his MacBook) and the charm of the past (one look at the rented 808 in his studio will attest to that), he is a producer who effortlessly spans the old and new skool in the most uncontrived of ways.

A look at his upcoming release schedule spells out what a diverse producer he is and how far his popularity ranges - from bastions of techno like Cocoon to the kings of big room house Defected, through to underground darlings like Desolat, Supernature and 8Bit. Few producers can claim such a breadth of imprints to be associated with at any one time. When you ask Santé to describe his musical style, he says he doesn’t really know how to - which goes someway to explaining his widespread appeal.

Plans for the future include his long-awaited debut artist album, which he promises will be more of a song-based affair than a straight-up collection of dancefloor grooves (“to show a few more skills”), and his fledgling Avotre brand, currently housing a record label and with a clothing line in the making. With his impressive release schedule to boot, he’s looking to be bigger than ever over the coming months.
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PHIL BROEKELMANN

Moon Harbour Recording - Leipzig (DE)

born in the mid-seventies, phil grew up internationally minded in west germany's ex-capitol bonn. at the
beginning of the nineties, he was introduced to electronic music at the psycho thrill club nights (bonn), and
the warehouse (cologne).  
 
having finished a degree in philosophy in munich in 2000, he moved to sydney where he worked for rhythm
fm and emi music. later he followed a freelance job offer from compost records, and returned to munich. to
build a bridge between the scenes on different continents, he set off curl curl music with his friend and label
manager andré quaas (moon harbour). the unique curl curl concept is to release underground rhythms from
new zealand/australia in europe together with european remixes.  
 
after a few years in munich, he left again for the south pacific, this time to new zealand where he took on a
job at local record label loop. in 2008 phil moved on from loop to work for les mills, a health and fitness
company, in music licensing.  
 
in collaboration with gerard masters, a new zealand jazz keyboarder based in sydney, he produced his own
tracks on curl curl under the moniker ‘shortboard’. he spins records in auckland (ink) and wellington
(sandwiches) and on trips back to germany as well at robert johnson (offenbach),  die registratur (munich)
and bar 25, berghain kantine and watergate (berlin).
 
 
style.
deep and minimal
 
 
latest releases.
shortboard   - together      curl curl 2006
shortboard  - morning tide      curl curl 2007
 
remixes.
andi numan   - glass roots (phil brökelmann remix) curl curl 2009
 
 
contact.  
• myspace.com/curlcurl • curlcurl.com
 
 
booking.  
• moonharbour.com/booking  •  get in contact with christina •  christina.halasz@moonharbour.com

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EINZELKIND

Get Physical, Playhouse, Kindisch, Love Letters From Oslo - Francfort (DE)

Einzelkind are Miguel Ayala and Arno Völker.
Two guys from Frankfurt that love and live House and Techno music. They
have released several records on labels like Playhouse, Cocoon, Oslo and Get
Physical Music. In 2008 Einzelkind founded their own imprint La Peña. La Peña
stands for quality underground music without big marketing, that is the reason
why you won't find any names on the actual vinyl releases.  
It is just about music not about names.

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GEL ABRIL

Be As One, Ovum, Get Physical, Strictly Rhythm, Paragraph, Blu Fin - Tel Aviv (ISR)

Talking about the new age of techno, Gel Abril’s –a.k.a roy brizman name has been undoubtedly one of the most presents names  on the underground movement lips. Debuting with Remix’s for  Shlomi Aber - on labels such as "Ovum" (Freakside) and "Renaissance" (Moods) - Gel started building his own profile with original material for his home based label: Be As One Imprint.
Thanks to the success of releases such as “Sparta” - with his fellow rising star from Tel Aviv, Itamar Sagi - and above all his first hit “Very Wrong”, Gel soon got into the techno rumble, as testified by the huge support given to his tracks by the worldwide crossover top Djs .

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DAVINA

Ibiza (ESP)

DAVINA is the  fresh HOUSE /TECH HOUSE /ELECTRO /PROGRESSIVE /MINIMAL TECHNO  side of Davina (a.k.a Massive/Sirius Isness /District 42),
SHE  is a successful DJ and LIVE performing artist as well as being one of the worlds most in demand music technology tutors( Teaching in the very famous USHUAIA club IBIZA )  .
She grew up in New Caledonia, a French island between Australia and New Zealand.


With a background as a Dance choreographer and fitness instructor, she has always been deeply involved with music, sounds and rhythms. Over the years her music styles have spanned the far corners of Trance , House , Electro , Techno and Minimal and she has released over 200 tracks as well as producing albums and mix compilations .


DAVINA was  proud to present her first Progressive Electro cd  released  in 2008 on Wrecked records worldwide(USA)  "FRENCH PROGRESSIVE"

Davina's production is flawless, integrating her unparalleled style with classic Electro and minimal beats elements.
With a BPM range of 118 to 132 BPM... Davina's soft, emotional, yet powerful side is spread out in true bright colors...

she d been making some REMIX for one of the best band of all time ANDY TAYLOR from DURAN DURAN , ,electro -darktronik mix -
Releasing as well some minimal Techno tracks with IBZ Recording , remixes by DANIELE PETRONELLI /Mark RAMSEY  / H2 and SYNTHETIC and many mores ,  Davina can provide one of the best MINIMAL  SET  for the pleasure of the crowd -

She has played at some of the most famous Clubs in the world and has performed at festivals ,playing to crowds of 20 000 right up to 60 000 people in Brasil ,Japan,Russia ,Ibiza,South
africa ,Israel ,Australia,Chile,Mexico,Argentina and much more ......

 She has been Dj'ing in IBIZA in Huge clubs ,privates parties, beach parties , playing from Deadmau5 style to minimal tech, from MAETRIK ,and POPOF style to SASHA ,UMEK etc......
 Rocking dance floors over the past 12   years with her incredible energy on stage....Davina is now ready to break even more floors with her fresh new emotional, electro, touching, progressive, sexy tasting sounds, all wrapped by her special French Touch!!!

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