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John Acquaviva

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John Acquaviva is well known primarily through his association with, and recordings for, As well as 8 Information, the label he founded with Richie Hawtin (aka Plastikman). Acquaviva can be perhaps one of the most valued techno DJs around the world, and a multi-label business owner — he helms Probe and Definitive Information furthermore to Plus 8. While we were young in London, Ontario, Acquaviva became a music fan and began DJing in 1980. He steadily accumulated a little bedroom studio room of equipment to create music like the Chicago and Detroit information he appreciated, when he fulfilled Richie Hawtin in 1989. Hawtin was a DJ using a wish to make as well, therefore the two started recording jointly. Their first one, “Components of Build” by State governments of Brain, became the very first discharge on Plus 8 Information. When later produces — by Acquaviva and Hawtin, plus Kenny Larkin, Tag Gage and Jochem Paap (aka Quick J) — forced Plus 8’s pedigree in to the stratosphere during 1991-92, Acquaviva and Hawtin shaped Probe and Definitive to pass on the wealth. Ultimately, Acquaviva got over Definitive, pressing the label nearer to his eyesight for progressive home and techno with produces by Ian Pooley, Clemens Neufeld and David Alvarado. His DJing quickly got into the world-class level aswell, encompassing a remarkably wide variety of music — from straight-ahead techno, Chicago home and disco to Michael Jackson and Brazilian pop. His initial mix record, Transmissions, Vol. 1, premiered in 1996. 2 yrs later, Acquaviva distributed the Studio room !K7 mix album X-Mix, Vol. 3: Enter Digital Truth with Hawtin and released his second single jaunt, From Sunday to Sunday Combine. CreamCD implemented in 1999.

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Full Name John Acquaviva
Date Of Birth November 19, 1963
Profession Disc jockey, Musician, Music Producer
Nationality Canadian, Italian
Awards DJ Award for Electronic Music Pioneer
Music Groups Cybersonik
Music Songs Sofa King, Mmh Hmm, First Stroke, Time Is Where I Left It, Sacrilicious, Rockdafunkybeatz, Plata O Plomo, Acquanamo, Gone Hunting, Urru Kan, Alligator Skin Mountains, Butterfly Collector, Black Mamba, Let It Go, Good Music, Hoo Cha Cha, While My Wiki Gently Leaks, La Sirena, Running From, Feel Awright, Swimming With Sharks, Idiosyncrazy, Dot Bomb, Clear Sailing, Salamandra, Ash Cloud, Satellite 2008, Cosas Cambian, Definitive Summer 2011 Hits, Taster's Choice, 1001 Nights, Rekidz Revolvin
Albums We Are Definitive, Nocturnalism EP, Omegaman, Get Down EP, Da Daddy EP, Say What? EP, Good Music EP, Too Cool 4 Skool, Mainhatten Sound, John Acquaviva Presents: Skills, From Saturday to Sunday, Volume 5, X-Mix, Volume 3: Enter Digital Reality, Transmissions, Volume 1, Cream CD: CCD, From Saturday to Sunday, Volume 3, Connected, Danzooseries, Back to the Future, From Saturday to Sunday, Volume 4, From Saturday to Sunday, Volume 2, From Saturday to Sunday, Volume 1, Florida 135: From Saturday to Sunday Mix
Nominations DJ Award for Best Techno
Movies Rise: Story of Rave Outlaw Disco Donnie


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