The Man Behind The Mix
Johnny Blue comes from Cyprus. He started dj-ing 16 years ago.His first influence was rock and especially psychedelic rock(Pink Floyd,Ozric Tenatcles etc).In 2000 he got into the electronic scene with main interest the chill out and psychedelic trance music.
Being influenced by several music cultures (rock,dub,reggae,electronica, psy-trance, chillout),Johnny created a unique style by blending smoothly various styles of music,sending listeners to colourful and sensational journey through sounds.
Johnny is one of the senior representatives on the launch , establishment and uprising of Cyprus' psychedelic music scene.
As a co-founder of ChakradeliC project & Lotus Harmony productions , had the opportunity to bring in the island and play along with artists such as Master Margherita , Seamoon , Argaman , Yestegan chaY , Kukan dUb Lagan , Dymons , Organic Shapes , Flooting Grooves and many others.
In 2011 Johnny joined Mikelabella Records and he works as A/R Manager. His first VA compilation under the name "Planet Blue" was released recently (December 2012).
Also in early 2013 he became label DJ of Peak Records.
Johnny Blue has five appearances so far in the UK, playing sets in underground parties as well as the set at Glade Festival 08.
In 2008 Johnny was chosen for the line up of New Year’s Universo Parallelo Festival in Brazil and in 2011 he played @ Transahara Festival in Morocco.
In 2012 he worked as a stage manager and presented a 4h dj set at Boom Festival (Ambient Source stage) , Portugal.
He also played at Tangra Festival (Alternative Stage) , Bulgaria.