DJ Magnus aka Magnus Johanson is an International Professional DJ and Radio Programmer who is also an upcoming talented Producer (Artist). Magnus is British / European / American and was born in Geneva, Switzerland and half Swedish, but grew up in Brighton, England and also has lived many years in USA. Magnus then decided to relocate back to Europe in 2013 to live and work in München, Germany to establish himself to perform as one of the top Professional DJ’s and Producers (Artists) within the München’s growing Music and Club Scenes.
In the early days of Magnus musical journey, he used to play drums as a drummer in his youth years and love it. Soon after later discovered disco and electronic music in nightclubs, which ultimately led him to decide later that music would to be his chosen profession to become a Professional DJ / Producer (Artist).
Magnus Johanson’s path prior to becoming an International Professional DJ and Radio Programmer was a long road. Since, Magnus was born hard of hearing with what is known as Congenital Deafness caused by German Measles during his mother's pregnancy. Refusing to accept that hearing loss would be a barrier to prevent his life long dream of pursuing a Professional DJ / Producer (Artist) career that he is today. He managed to overcome his Congenital Deafness the hard way by practicing and performing as a DJ for many years using only his right ear to DJ and mix tunes, which took him a several years to master the Musical Art and Techniques as a DJ. He has proved his critics wrong with hard work and thousands of hours of training, years of practice and experience, Magnus has perfected to hone his DJ skills and techniques that he presents today as a Professional DJ, The Artist with his love of music to an international audience at venues and radio stations around the world.
Magnus Johanson’s goal today is further his international DJ career, continue to develop his production sound, and to bring his unique blend of Electronic Dance Music in the form of house music from Deep House, Tech House, Electro House, Progressive House, Vocal House and also other styles of electronic dance music to the city of München and its music loving audience. To establish himself in München as one of the Top International Professional DJ’s / Producers in the city of München.
Magnus Johanson has plans to reestablish his production work as an upcoming talented producer to continue to hone his production sound at his eventual new München Studio to produce new tunes and to collaborate with other international Producers and Artists. Plus also to release tunes on other international labels.
Music / DJ Career:
• Worked within the London Music Industry for both several Indie and Major Labels with the likes of Mushroom Records (UK) who managed and develop international acts like Garbage, Virgin Records (UK), EMI, MCI, Sanctuary Group that included Sanctuary Records and Sanctuary Music Management who manages one top international band icons, Iron Maiden.
• An ‘U.K. DJ Assistant Manager’ for one of the top international DJ and Producer, Jon Bishop from California who is one of the top international Hard (NRG) House DJ’s, during his rising U.K. DJ Profile in the early days of his entry into the U.K. Electronic Dance Scene.
• Performed on International Radio Stations at The Womb in Miami, Florida, Coast FM in Javea, Spain and WSLR 96.5 LPFM in Sarasota, Florida.
• Radio / DJ Programmer for his ‘Ignite Dance Sessions’ Radio Show from 2009 to 2013 to an international audience with invited talented Local and International Guest DJ’s / Producers.
• Performed at many venues in Ft. Lauderdale, Miami and Sarasota, Florida, USA and Europe.
www.djmagnus.com (Live recorded DJ Mix Sets)
Publication Article: 'Good vibrations' – "DJ Magnus doesn't just hear music — he feels it.” Produced by: Heidi Kurpiela | A&E Editor of The Observer Date: October 27, 2010
Source: The Observer Group (www.yourobserver.com)
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