Levitate & Sanchez UB City Presents Sally C (Berlin)
Sally C is a Irish born- Berlin based DJ, she is coming to Bengaluru to kick off her second and final leg of her Indian debut!
Her record collection delves deep into late 80’s hip-house /ghetto/acid/ early 90’s house and she has developed a knack for selecting timeliness, lost classics that deserve the shine her sets bring. Raw and rolling, Sally C AKA Big Saldo.
WHO ARE WE:
Levitate is a Mumbai/Bangalore - based agency. We curate music and create experiences that enable people to leave their life's stresses behind and embark on eclectic sonic sojourns with a spectrum of producers, DJs & selectors - both homegrown & international acts. We love the electronic music space in India.
Sally C planted her DJ roots in Scotland where she lived for five years, immersed herself in the local scene, run her own parties, developed her style and set herself apart as an exciting new talent. Residing in Berlin since 2015, she continued to run parties and DJ at some of the best clubs around the city such as Renate and Griessmühle. Now a full-time DJ, she has built momentum as a trusted selector, doing back to back shows across Europe and contributing to renowned mix series as well as debuting on Boiler Room this summer where she showcased her raw, bumping style.
Her record collection delves deep into late 80’s hip-house /ghetto/acid/ early 90’s house and she has a developed a knack for selecting timeless, slept on classics that deserve the shine her sets bring. Raw and rolling, Sally C aka Big Saldo.
The talented Irish born, Berlin-based DJ has been making moves, contributing to high-quality mix series and playing some of the best clubs, parties, and festivals across UK & Europe.
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 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 & 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.
Opening for acts like Bill Brewster, Horse Meat Disco, Zero 7, Jayda G, Byron The Aquarius, Sassy J, Kim Ann Foxman, Young Marco, El_Texf_A, Brassica, Isolee, Liquid Soul, Sebastian Brandt, Dub Fx 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".
Carissa is a Bangalore based DJ. Training in the keys from the age of nine, she has always had a ear for music. Her progression to DJ-ing came from her unbridled passion for the art. Trained under DJ and producer, Stalvart John her music ranges from disco, house and deep house. She draws inspiration from Natasha Kitty Kat, Kerri Chandler, Folamour, Apparel Wax and Mark Knight to name a few. Her music has its own distinct groove and creates a cool and spirited sound for the dance floor.
Sally C | Boiler Room x AVA Festival 2019
Sanchez, UB city
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