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Ivan Smoka

Bio

Eclectic, and technically meticulous, a model figure in the underground clubbing scene in Madrid, Smoka has already made history in spanish electronic music. Since his time as a DJ in the epic Coppelia 101, and his most personal best shot at Wonky Club, he has shared his booth with successful international artists such as James Holden, Ellen Allien, Tiga, Vitalic, Psychemagik, Ashley Beedle, Faze Action, Beppe Loda, Tim Sweeney, Mathew Jonson, Anthony Rother and many more. Since back in the days of the "Clubkids" in the end of the 90s in Madrid, he has lived through a lot: being a resident DJ in legendary clubs such as the previously mentioned Coppelia 101, massive festivals such as SONAR 2003, Space of Sound 2009 and he even received a DJ Award in 2001 in Pacha Ibiza for being the best newcomer. It has been many years of Ivan Smoka in the booths of the clubs of all Spain and parts of Europe, and at the moment, side by side with his new alter ego Disco Felino, he is able put all his knowledge into his live mixes. As a music producer, he has a constant workflow releasing tracks with labels like Blindetonation (Japan), Mode33 (Canada), Virgin/V2 (UK), Rotten City Records, Subterfuge, Minuendo, Great Plan and Unclosed (Spain). Nowadays, he is constantly working on projects like Silent Echoes and the music band Gatos Negros. In this new stage of his musical career, his tracks can be heard on international radio stations such as Radio Nova with Cosmo Vitelli from Paris and Beats in Space with Tim Sweeney from New York.

Ivan Smoka