Date: March 14th, 2020
Venue : Foxtrot Koramangala
Line-up: Stalvart John, SourFunk Music & Databass Aka Sujoy Banerjee
Entry : Through Guest list till 10.30 PM
After 10.30 Pm, there will be cover charges.
Guestlist link : https://forms.gle/hJSXKPKF6bWH6gJL8
After 36 editions of his radio show “ Dynamite Disco Club” on India’s first online electronic music community radio “ boxout.fm', Stalvart John is taking his radio show into club and dance music scene in Bangalore.
Dynamite Disco Club is a community for Disco and House music curated by Stalvart John. Dynamite Disco Club takes a closer look at the roots of soul, funk, disco, and house. It’s a chance to go back to the basics of Chicago house, Detroit funk, and Philly soul scene while keeping it fresh with some of the best new ideas. The radio show started airing on boxout.fm on 3rd Thursday of every month from April 2017 and completed 26 episodes till now.
About Stalvart John
Stalvart John found his home in electronic music about a decade back when he discovered artists like Fatboy Slim, Prodigy, and Robert Miles. After taking the plunge into dance music, he found appreciation from audiences across the globe in no time thanks to his radio shows which include Boxout FM (India), Frisky Radio (NY), Afterhours FM (SFO), Tenzi.fm (India), IMRTD Worldwide (NY), Powermix fm Radio (UK) and Radio Schizoid (Mumbai), 1worldtrance among many others.
Stalvart have a monthly radio show at India’s first electronic music community radio boxout.fm called “Dynamite Disco Club”. This show takes listeners to take a closer look at the roots of soul, funk, disco and house. It’s a chance to go back to the basics of Chicago house, Detroit funk and Philly soul scene while keeping it fresh. He also launched his own “Dynamite Disco Club” nights which have become a regular feature in major Indian cities.
Known for his deeper take on dance music and his unconventional attitude, he contributed to the initial uprising of Kerala’s electronic music scene with a series of gigs in Club 1100 Ramada Resort, Ava Lounge Dream Hotel Cochin, Lagoon – Le Meridien, V-Bar Hilton Garden Inn (Trivandrum). In order to pursue his passion, Stalvart had to move out of Kerala when the music scene got abruptly cut short by the prohibition.
After shifting base to Bangalore in early 2015, he started finding a new comfort zone in his Disco and House Music which has earned him showcases at some of the top venues like Humming Tree, High Spirits, Bluefrog, Social Offline, Summer House Cafe.
Today, Stalvart is a regular feature at the country’s best festivals such as Magnetic Fields, Echoes Of Earth & Go:Madras.
With way too many ideas to express, the jump from DJ to producer was imminent – with a debut release on one of India’s finest labels “Wind Horse Records”. He then went on to release on German Label “Mind Field Records” on a compilation featuring the likes of like Paul Hartnoll (one half of the legendary Orbital), Norwell amidst other established names. His release on Wind Horse Records got encouragement from Richie Hawtin (Minus), Nick Warren, Eelke Kleijn, Miss Nine (Armada), David Marston (Wolf + Lamp) and many more. “Thabo Mbeki” on legendary Alexander Robotnick’s label Hot Elephant music received traction from critics around the globe. His latest remix of Ben Kadi by Bassekou Kouyate & Hamza on Wind Horse Records is already getting world wide attention. Next one is an Ep on Class Action Records which will be out early next year.
Opening for acts like Moodymann, Detroit Swindle, Horse Meat Disco, Bill Brewster, Zero 7, Jayda G, Byron The Aquarius, Sassy J, Kim Ann Foxman, cc:disco!, Young Marco, El_Texf_A, Brassica, Isolee, Sally C, and many more, Stalvart has earned the credentials to be featured on“Top 5 artists to look out for along with Praveen Achary, SHFT, Vinayak^a and Lost Stories by one of India’s top dance music promoters “sLick”.
Sour Funk is the brainchild of Bangalore-based DJ, Vaibhav S Narayan. Born into a family with a love for the creative arts, he grew up in an environment that encouraged him to explore his love for sounds and find music in the everyday humdrum of life. From clanging spoons together in an uncoordinated manner to creating rhythms that evoke the deepest emotions, Sour Funk has come a long way in his journey to finding the perfect symphonies.
Mentored by DJ and electronic music producer Stalvart John, he embraced soul, funk, disco, and house under his mentor's guidance. He credits his diverse and eclectic taste in music to being influenced by popular artists like Daft Punk, Todd Terje, Gerd Janson, DJ Koze and Four tet.
#17, Service Rd, SBI Colony, Block 3, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560034, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560034