John Johnson (US)
Artist - 2019
John has been prominent fixture in the music business for more than 2 decades and achieved great success with his production and remix work in the international dance music scene. He amassed over 350 productions and remixes over the span of 20 years. His remixes have graced official releases from the likes of U2, Jennifer Lopez, Lenny Kravitz, Kylie Minogue, John Digweed to Underworld and many more. In the early beginnings in 1996 he started producing and remixing under his guise Power Dove. His best-known track as Power Dove was his remix of Dovebeat’s ‘LaPaloma’ on Sounds Good Records that became an instant classic. Having remixed the likes of John Digweed’s Bedrock project and Underworld, as well as many other well-known artists’, there was a fight to sign John for his solo projects. IDJ (a sub-company of Ministry of Sound, London) won the bid and signed John in May of 1999. Johns first single, “Impact”, was released in late 1999 to critical acclaim. His follow up “City E.P.” released in 2001 was another great success. The title track “London” was featured as opener of Jimmy Van M’s Bedrock compilation. John’s DJ career also took off big time. In the UK you could see him regularly at Cream, Gatecrasher, Gallery, Inside Out, Type, Fabric, Ministry of Sound and in various locations all over the world form Buenos Aires, Tokyo, Helsinki, Ibiza, New York, Paris, Sydney, Berlin and many more. In 2016 John launched, ICONYC a digital imprint curating the best in contemporary electronic music. Based out of New York, the label has developed into one of the premier platforms for the genre, carefully selecting each release for quality and originality, to move John’s vision forward. In nurturing new talent and showcasing established producers, ICONYC has a cohesive roster of artists who are bold and innovative, earning regular support from premier DJs.