Date : January 16th, 2020
Time : 4 Pm Onwards
Venue : antiSocial, Mumbai
Line-up: Stalvart John and Farhan Rehman
Entry : 500 INR
Tickets : https://imojo.in/2fodpi3
After 21 editions in 5 cities across India from June 2018, Dynamite Disco Club is back after a brief precautionary break during the pandemic. The 23rdedition of Dynamite Disco Club will be on the 16th of January 2021 at Anti Social, Mumbai, the line-up includes artists Stalvart John and Farhan Rahman on the console.
About Dynamite Disco Club
Dynamite Disco Club is a universe of Disco and House music founded by Stalvart John. It takes a dwells deep in the roots of soul, funk, disco and house and also touches the basics of Chicago house, Detroit funk and Philly soul scene while keeping it fresh with best new ideas. Dynamite Disco Club aims to get into A to Z of Disco and House music culture.
The radio show by the same name hosted by Stalvart John started airing on boxout.fm on the 3rd Thursday of every month from April 2017 and has completed 45 episodes till now.
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, Vh1 Supersonic & 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 EP On Springbok Records got entered Traxsource Weekend Weapons chart, Essential Nu Disco and Hype Chart. It also received support from The Rurals, Joyce Muniz, Jerry Bouthier, DJ Pope, Jon Lemmon,, Vinny Da Vinci, Chris Fortier and many more
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 on list of top artists from the country.
About Farhan Rehman
Farhan Rehman is a Mumbai based DJ, Music Producer & Radio Host known for his groovy music productions and beat-driven sets featuring unconventional, multi-cultural elements.
Classically trained in the piano, Farhan’s understanding of varied musical styles and his ability to imbibe different genres in his own mixes, makes him an obvious choice for anybody looking for a unique sound like no other.
Farhan first broke into the scene when his remix of Josh Wink’s iconic track ‘Balls‘ was chosen for an official release by the popular music producer on his label Ovum Records. Soon after, he was supported by leading industry figure Nick Warren for his single ‘One Shot Finch’ which made it to TraxSource’s list of Top 100 Deep House Tracks of Oct 2016.
2017 saw the release of ‘Khwatta Ceremony’ (Wind Horse Records), the popular track resulting from Farhan’s collaboration with Stalvart John. Khwatta Ceremony was supported by big guns like Hernan Cattaneo, Nick Warren, and Eelke Kleijn along with many others from the local DJ community.
Farhan currently hosts the popular show “ The House of Juju” on boxout.fm where he is pushing his musical boundaries by inculcating genres like Jazz, Afro, Funk, Disco. He has also shared the stage with some industry giants like Red Rack ‘Em, Toto Chiavetta, Wanklemut, Undercatt amongst others. Currently a bi-weekly resident DJ at Townhall (Mumbai) , Farhan has previously held residencies at premium locations like Hakkasan and Taj Mumbai.
With a slew of releases lined up this year, this young powerhorse is definitely one to keep an eye on!
- The venue will have a maximum of 1/3rd of its previous capacity.
- Patrons have to get their temperature checked, wear a mask and have no symptoms such as cough, breathlessness etc.
- The entire venue has a HVAC UV-C system, which disinfects the air near the AC ducts continuously using UV-C light rays.
- Patrons are encouraged to reserve their tickets in advance.
- Valet service is available.
- Patrons are to wear their mask at all times, except when eating and drinking.
- Contactless payment will be the preferred mode of payment
- Patrons are encouraged to stand on spots designated to them