Denis A
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Denis A

Denis A is one of the most exciting DJ/Producer’s and also label boss of DAR & DAR DIGITAL.

"Denis A has created his own unique sound with his music pro
ductions and highly original DJ sets making himself standout from the crowd. Throwing some amazing parties around the world has helped Denis spread his name and his sound to a global audience. With a passion for music and the club scene Denis is a rising star and someone to look out for in a club near you." - John Digweed

He has developed his DJ skills to the highest degree, and is now regularly joined on the decks by the cream of international talent at his DAR Sessions. Visiting guests have included Danny Tenaglia, John Digweed, Sasha, Nick Muir, Hernan Cattaneo, King Unique, Guy J, Henry Saiz, Timo Maas, Nick Warren, Robert Babicz, Style Of Eye, Danny Howells, Marco Bailey, Sebastian Leger and Dave Seaman.

"Denis A always delivers the goods as a DJ, producer, label owner and promoter." - Hernan Cattaneo

Denis also regularly criss-crosses the globe from Moscow to Miami, play at the best clubs as his international reputation grows ever-stronger year in year out. In the summer of 2008, Denis went down in the history of Russian dance culture as first DJ from Russia to have a residency in Ibiza, and he returns to the White Isle each summer season DJing at the best clubs.

During the 2010 season he organized a series of parties (DAR
Sessions) in one of the best clubs in the world, Amnesia. 2011 marked his first trip to the Winter Music Conference in Miami, USA. There he played at official parties organized by the legendary Bedrock label, including the sunset yacht party with John Digweed, Hernan Cattaneo and Nick Warren.

"Denis A is a phenomenal DJ. Great taste and programming make him stand out from the crowd. He has pioneered the progressive sound in Russia and beyond." - Nick Warren

Denis presents the very popular radio show "Diamonds Of Dance Music" which airs on MGPS 89.5 FM (Moscow) weekly, bringing the best new underground electronic dance music to the ever growing Muscovite clubbing community. Most recently he has added his DAR Sessions to the Proton Radio schedule on the 3rd Friday of the month.

Denis A is a perfectionist with ambitions to become a great artist, and is still proud to DJ mostly with vinyl, which he argues gives him the necessary “feel” to create his breathtaking and highly memorable sets. This love of vinyl has been very important in his decision to make sure that his DAR label releases are available on 12” for vinyl collectors in addition to the more usual digital format these days.

In 2008, Denis A launched his DAR label as a creative outlet for his studio productions. With his highly distinctive style crossing genre boundaries via progressive, techno, deep dub and minimal influences, DAR has been steadily building a strong fan base worldwide.

A steady stream of DJ support for DAR has come, most notably, from Laurent Garnier, John Digweed, Sasha, Hernan Cattaneo, Tiesto, Glenn Morrison, Desyn Masiello, Deepgroove, Marco Bailey, Josh Gabriel, DJ Vibe, Sebastien Leger, Dave Seaman, Nick Warren and many more since the label’s inception.

Releases have featured handpicked remixes by the highly talented Style Of Eye, Solaris Heights, Pig & Dan, Wally Lopez, Robert Babicz, Spooky, King Unique and Nick Muir. Denis has also made the point of pushing the most exciting new talented producers forward by featuring remixes from Fran Von Vie, Scotty.A, Egor Boss, Nikitin, Grigory Fatyanov, Beltek, among others. The legendary Russian DJ/Producer Boris The Spyder has also made a very welcome appearance.

"Denis A is a true ambassador for underground music in Russia." - Timo Maas

In 2010 Denis organized a DAR Label float at the world famous LOVEPARADE (Germany) and a DAR stage at the huge Kazantip Republik (Ukraine). The Kazantip stage has just been repeated in the summer of 2011. The first show was a preview of a forthcoming new DAR sub-label RA:DAR, which featured artists such as Guy J, Sahar Z, Spy.der, Fish, Denis A. The main show was the closing party of 'Z' Republik, where the main stage was given entirely to the DAR label, where Denis A was joined by John Digweed, Hernan Cattaneo and Nick Warren, playing to 15,000 people.

In 2012 Denis make a such a greats events at Anniversary Kazantip Republik ‘Z XX’ with Guy J, Timo Maas, Henry Saiz, Layo & Bushwacka, Nick Muir, Guy Mantzur & Sahar Z and more.

"Denis is definitely giving the scene in Moscow and the whole of Russia a lot of positive energy as a DJ with his great DJ skills, with his productions, his parties and his excellent record label DAR!" - Marco Bailey

As the label grows in stature, DAR tracks have now started appearing on compilations, such as Ministry Of Sound (Germany) dedicated to the Love Parade (Denis A - Brutalizm), and a compilation from the legendary Bora Bora (Denis A - Tsunami) by DJ Gee. Denis A prepare a first offcial worldwide compilation of Kazantip Republik include tracks by Guy J, Robert Babicz, Timo Maas, Luis Junior, Cid In, Guy Mantzur & Sahar Z, Nick Muir, Ian O’Donovan and many more.

In 2013 Denis release ‘‘Not The Album’‘ includes 8 unreleased techno
tracks.

With a continuous flow of new singles, an ever growing international DJ schedule, big DAR parties regularly happening in Moscow and throughout Russia, and his DAR, DAR DIGITAL and new RA:DAR labels to run, it looks like the future is shaping up to be very exciting for Moscow’s Denis A.
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