“DJ Ivan” is one of Bangalore’s (India) foremost prime DJ, is unquestionably one of the pioneers of excellent music and entertainment today. Ivan’s versatility in various music genres has always created an ambience of taste, talent and celebration for all music lovers. It is DJ Ivan’s passion, originality & individuality that set him apart from the world. It is not only his music that stands in the foreground, but also the integration of strong words and images – always different and mystical, against the current and diverse in terms of “Style”. DJ Ivan’s talent isn’t confined to the decks, he is well known for his music acumen which has secured him the position of a notable DJ over the years.
DJ Ivan’s success burgeoned and was evident at the very early stages of his DJing career, making him immensely popular & favored in the scenes. His extensive knowledge of music & mixing has been the hallmark to set and changed the moods of people, ensuring non-stop fun at all parties.
He utilizes his vast knowledge of the scene and its music to help create parties that focus on diverse quality sounds and a welcoming, energetic vibe. DJ Ivan’s larger than life character has won him friends all over the world. Today, DJ Ivan’s outlook is to produce his own music and he wishes that this soon becomes a testament to quality control and a signpost of his long-term wider aims.
DJ Ivan’s Journey towards success has been a an eventful one, with an experience in the scene like no other;
-DJ Ivan kick started his career 15 years ago at a nightclub called Time & Again 1992-94
-Played at the Midnight Express Pub and later at “The Club” Bangalore …1995-96
-Resident DJ – Three Flights up (Mumbai) – 1997-98
-Official Disc Jockey – Channel V India – 1998-2001
-Official DJ Bacardi Martini – 1998 – 2001
-Runner up at DMC World Championship 1998, India
-First and only Indian DJ to play at “Ministry of Sound’s” first official tour of India – 2001
-First Indian DJ to host an international dance show on a radio station – Radio City 91 FM – 2001-03
-Official DJ for Smirnoff India – 2002 present…
-Played with Paul Van Dyk, Danny Rampling, Sasha, Smoking Joe, Tom Stephen, Lee Buridge, Steve Lawler – some of world’s top DJ’s
-First Indian DJ to perform in Dubai – Copas at Four Point Sheraton Hotel…
-Wednesday residency at Spinn – Bangalore’s biggest and most successful club…
-Currently hosting own radio show – “Hotmix” on Radio Indigo 91.9Bangalore for the last 5yrs
-Owns and runs the Ministry of Sound franchise in India for the last 3yrs and is the official MOS India Resident..
-Played at Ministry of Sound 19th Birthday party at Ministry of Sound London alongside Danny Tenaglia.
-Created and runs a nite as a resident called STUDIO 54 at the very reputed and swanky SHIRO in Mumbai....
-Has just started a brand new concept where he mixes and scratches music videos on an led screen to take you into the future of clubbing....
-Has a wealth of his productions,mash ups and re-edits that have already been released and coming out shortly is his already highly acclaimed and appropriately called new single -MUSIC IS MY LIFE...
And the Journey continues…