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’s podcast “In a Mind Place” is quite popularin the Indian underground community. Not bound to genres, this podcast takes listeners on a journey through his current and old favorites.
Known for his deeper take on dance music and his unconventional attitude, his 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 infused House & Techno, which has earned him regular showcases at some of the top venues like Humming Tree, Bluefrog & Social Offline.
With way too many musical 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 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 latest release on Wind Horse Records got great feedback from Richie Hawtin (Minus), Miss Nine (Armada), David Marston (Wolf + Lamp) and many more.
Opening for acts like Bill Brewster, Thee J Johanz, 1200 Micrograms, Proff, Ad Brown,El_Texf_A, Liquid Soul, Sebastian Brandt, Dub Fx, Alexey Sonar, Sergey Shturman, Ankytrixx, MidivalPunditz 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”.