dj Solveg (CH)
Born in Bordeaux, lives in Switzerland since his childhood. Young Solveg was influenced by the sounds of disco, soul and funk, later on as a teenager was influenced by the sounds of Chicago House and techno from Detroit. i.e. Sound Republic, DJ Mess, Oliver Desmet, Jay Tripeware, Chuck Daniels, Laurent Garnier, Kevin Saunderson, Stacey Pullen, Jorri Hulkkonen, Carl Craig, Derrick Carter, Rob Mello, David Duriez... Passionate by music since always, started playing trumpet at the Fribourg Conservatory, he decided in 1994 after the Zurich Street Parade and Energy, to explore the mysterious world of sound and to contribute to its creation as this new world doesn't contain frontiers, leaves free all inspirations and as a DJ gives the possibility to make anyone share his world without pretension but with generosity. In 1997, he takes part in mythical "Street Parade" of Zurich on the truck of the TEAM "Hypnosound", on year later, he plays at Loft Electroclub in Lausanne in company with Mirko Loko (Couleur 3) and Tonio (F-com). In 1999 releases his first vinyl "Kasia" under his new Lausanne label "O.X.O Records". 2003 Resident at D!Club and Cult Club in Lausanne. March 2005 is the winner of the "Contest Remix Daft Punk" organised by EMI Music & Hexadance for the release album "Human after all". In August 2005 he takes part of the Street Parade Zurich. Same year in February, plays with Stephane Pompougnac at MOA Club in Geneva. July 2006, he Founded Alchemy Groove with Oscar Rodriguez and 9 months later their first CD Alchemy Groove: Live@Cafe Luna is born. Word spread about the house-underground groovy atmosphere created by Solveg's DJ sets, and soon, respected nightclubs such as Loft Electro Club, MAD for the famous TRIXX parties, D ! Club (resident in 2003), Cult Club (resident in 2003), Amnesia, Festival Atlantis, Café Luna (Lausanne/Switzerland) as well as the Caprice Festival (Crans-Montana/ Switzerland) and the 2008 Edition of the Montreux Jazz Festival (Montreux/Switzerland), BCM (Majorca/Spain), Barutana(Croatia),Ecology Festival (Zagreb), Pyramid Club (Mostar/ Bosnia) WMC 2011 (Miami/USA) contacted DJ Solveg, whom was happy to know that his music was appreciated and could touch so many souls in so many countries.
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