Giovanni (Trilogy) Ep.26
Record Label : Trilogy
Yellow Magnetik Star
Estrella Magnetica Amarilla
Giovanni, under the name of DJ Switch, started his musical career in 2000, 3 years later he won the Human Pattern and The Riddle DJ contest in April, 2003, then had his first residency in a small club called “Subroyal” in Bogotá, Colombia.
He was playing all sorts of music from Electro, Tech‐house to Breaks.
Spinning in the most popular clubs in the capital city ‐ Monitor, Barbarella, Arena, La Sala and 4Rooms ‐ he had a huge success and got the attention of Ultrabass collective whom, in 2004, invited him to play at the Bogotraxx Festival which is a self‐funded independent festival with the objective to spread electronic art and music to the different sectors of Bogotá with free concerts and workshops.
This festival has the participation of Djs from Germany and France where this festival was celebrated simultaneously.
Giovanni’s participation in the arts and electronic music festival Bogotrax propelled a European tour later on, 2004 where he spinned in:
Le fleche d’or (http://www.flechedor.fr/),
Le 4 sans (http://www.le4sans.com/),
Le Placard Headphones Festival 2005 (http://www.leplacard.org/), Technoparade 2005 (http://www.technoparade.fr/)
and different private parties until the end of the 2005’s summer when Giovanni moves to Spain, searching for new sounds.
In Spain Giovanni had a residency in Jazz Cafe ‐ La Linterna (http://www.valenciavalencia.com/nightlife‐guide/centro/jazz‐cafe.htm) and was frequently invited to DJ in Basico DJs monthly parties which is now a radio station.
In 2006 Giovanni moves to New York where he has played ever since his arrival ratifying his sometimes‐quirky, somewhat‐spacey always‐banging style of mixing, earning respect among the industry members and fans.
In the big apple Giovanni had a residency in Bar 13. (http://www.bar13.com/),
In company with Alvaro Bueno and Juan Karrasquilla founded the Biatch Corp collective that, in july 2007, started as techno parties and in 2008 was established also as a recording label (http://www.biatchcorp.org/label).
In 2009 Biatch Corp collective is selected between the top 5 techno parties in New York by the Time Out New York magazine (http://newyork.timeout.com/articles/clubs/73382/best‐techno‐parties), great accomplishment in the constantly struggling New York scene.
Giovanni spreads his Techno knowledge among different projects around the city and hold special respect as a founder member of the corporation.
For 2010 Giovanni, founded his own event label under the name of TRILOGY in the accompanying of Eliana Quintero, ( Vj ELI-Q )
Shared stage with artist:
Martin Gore (Depeche Mode)
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Misstress Barbara (WMC Miami 2009)
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Lawrence aka Sten
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