Stas Drive is one of the most respected DJs and music producers in Ukraine and far beyond its borders. His success is not only measured by the glowing reviews across electronic music forums, but also by high quality of his productions on underground dance music scene. Having invested a huge amount of his energy in development of dance music in Ukraine he gained a lot of experience and knowledge in working the dance floor.
Featuring a colorful personality in sound, his style absorbed the best of Deep House, Techno and Progressive. Stas has found his special hypnotic, dreamy, emotional and melancholic shades of sound often with psychedelic elements and always with dazzling deep danceable grooves. It’s no surprise that his music has received massive support from:
Maceo Plex, Sasha, John Digweed, Hernan Cattaneo, Armin Van Buuren, Coyu, Damian Lazarus, Dave Seaman, Nick Warren, Noir, Robert Babicz, Dosem, Butch, Edu Imbernon, Guy Mantzur, Patrice Baumel, Guy J, Victor Ruiz, D-Nox & Beckers, Alex Niggemann, Luca Bacchetti, Petar Dundov, Cid Inc, Marc Marzenit
and many other dj’s of various levels all over the world.
Stas has participated as the guest of major events such as Kazantip, Creamfields, Amsterdam Dance Event, I Am Techno.. just a few.
The tracks and mixes of Stas Drive sounds on the best radio stations, such as BBC Radio 1, Ibiza Global Radio, Di Fm, Frisky, RTS, Tunnel FM, Proton, Megapolis, Kiss FM Ukraine and many more
It’s not surprising that in 2011 his talent was noticed by one of the best sound engineers in North Europe Cid Inc, who immediately offered to release an ep from Stas on his Replug Records. Salt N Sugar (first project of Stas) — Fiolent/Maritime EP (www.youtube.com/watch?v=313hqmwuOys) was born and after this Stas began to work closely with a renowned russian techno label DAR.
In 2012 Nick Muir (Bedrock) officially opened ‘Bedrock |Dar Session’ at Kazantip with the track Stas Drive — Phosphorus (www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4TYNp8XPJM).
Hard work in the studio has brought Stas well deserved rapid growth, as well as first positions in charts, international recognition and an active touring schedule.
In 2013 his private remix for Guy Gerber has been played by Hernan Cattaneo for 12 000 people at Burning Man (https://soundcloud.com/stasdrive/guy-gerber-id-stas-drive-pres).
In 2014 a track ‘Stas Drive — Arjuna’ was included in loudly album compilation of Nick Warren “The Soundgarden” (2 CDs) ( https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00KDKM2NK/ref=dm_ws_tlw_trk20) and collaboration between Stas and argentinian Mike Griego with their track “Mocca Sunset” (www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0x9qKMauAY) created a lot of buzz in America and appeared in various charts on Beatport.com, Traxsource.com and other respected dance music portals. This track was in regular rotation by Hernan Cattaneo and Guy J rocking the finest clubs and festivals all over the world.
Fell in love with the sound of Stas in 2015, Hernan Cattaneo invites him to make a remix for his own imprint Sudbeat Music. Hernan b2b Nick Warren — Miami boat party @ WMC 2015: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6s3fGox_T4.
In 2016 Maceo Plex blows up the dancefloor of the Time Warp with Stas’s track ‘Apotheosis’ (www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhIDHGW8OhU) and also Sasha & John Digweed played b2b the same track at Ministry Of Sound’s Easter Bedrock Party in March 2016.
Today Stas Drive is one of the most promising new names in the global electronic music industry and his tracks continues to inspire and ignite dancefloors worldwide.
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