DJOY DE CUBA


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Joyvan Guevara a.k.a DJoy de Cuba, nace en La Habana, Cuba el 19 de diciembre de 1976.

Estudió Artes Plásticas en la academia de San Alejandro. Su debut como Dj fue el 19 de abril de 1997 junto a un grupo de amigos en un club llamado “Atalier” conocido hoy como

“El submarino amarillo”, desde entonces se dedicó  por completo a la producción de música electrónica. Realizando las primeras fiestas de concepto alternativo en Cuba. En 1998 con la colaboración del equipo de realización del festival alemán “LOVE PARADE” y la guia del conocido DJ Hell, Joyvan Guevara pone por primera vez sus manos en un Turntable. Su sonido se caracteriza por una mezcla progresiva, ecléctica y psicodélica, se pasea del House al Tech House al Techno. El factor espontáneo le da siempre un color único a la dramaturgia de su sesión. Fundador del festival de música electrónica  cubano “ROTILLA” junto al productor Michel Matos que alcanzó desde 1998 (150 ravers) hasta 2010 (30000 ravers) Este festival se convirtió en la voz de la nueva generación cubana, censurados por el gobierno cubano quien se apropia del festival desde 2011.

Djoy de Cuba es considerado como el pionero y padre de la escena electrónica cubana, actualmente radica en Miami, FL.

Ha compartido escenarios y decks con:

Dj Hagen / Jeff Mills / Dr Motte / Dj Koze / Gabriel Ananda / Anderson Noise / Little Louie Vega / Oscar G / Ricardo Villalobos / Danny Tenaglia/ Marcel Janovsky / Ziggy Kinder/AFFKT / Minus 8 / James Lavelle / Marco Faraone / Alex Neri / Nortec Collective / Maral Salmasi / ZeroCash / Vangee / Nicodemus / Diplo / Ralph Falcom /Hugo Bianco, Ellen Allien /  Lazaro Casanova, entre otros…

Festivales y Eventos:

Barcelona: (Club MACARENA , MUTICLUB [España)

Ibiza:Club MALANGA

Madrid :SALA CARACOL

Washington DC: (Club FLASH – 2019)

Miami: (club TREEHOUSE, Club SPACE, 43 SKA, Club TRADE,

Club COYOtaco – 2018)

New York: (Club OUTPUT, Club CIELO – 2017)

Filadelfia: (Party Worldtown, Party RIZUMU – 2017)

N.A.M.E Festival (Francia – 2016)

BOGOTRAX Festival (Colombia – 2011)

EXIT Festival (Serbia – 2008)

Turquía (Club BABYLON, Club GODET, Club CRISTAL, Club SWITCH 2002 -2003)

W.O.M.E.X. Feria (Alemania – 2002)

Festival de inverno de  GARANHUNS (Brasil 2001)

Joyvan Guevara a.k.a DJoy de Cuba, was born in Havana, Cuba on December 19, 1976. He studied plastic arts at the San Alejandro Academy. His debut as his DJ was on April 19, 1997 with a group of friends in a club called “Atalier” known today as “The Yellow Submarine”, since then he devoted himself entirely to the production of electronic music . He was holding the first alternative concept parties in Cuba. In 1998 with the collaboration of the German festival team  “LOVE PARADE” and the guide of the well-known DJ Hell, Joyvan Guevara puts his hands on a Turntable for the first time. His sound is characterized by a progressive, eclectic and psychedelic mix, he goes from House to Tech House to Techno. The spontaneous factor always gives a unique color to the dramaturgy of his session.

Founder of the Cuban electronic music festival “ROTILLA” together with producer Michel Matos that reached from 1998 (150 ravers) to 2010 (30,000 ravers). This festival became the voice of the new Cuban generation, censored by the Cuban government who appropriated the festival since 2011.

Djoy de Cuba is considered as the pioneer and father of the Cuban electronic scene, currently based in Miami, FL.

He has shared stages and decks with figures such as:

Dj Hagen / Jeff Mills / Dr Motte / Dj Koze / Gabriel Ananda / Anderson Noise / Little Louie Vega / Oscar G / Ricardo Villalobos/  Danny Tenaglia / Marcel Janovsky / Ziggy Kinder / AFFKT / Minus 8 / James Lavelle / Marco Faraone / Alex Neri / Nortec Collective / Maral Salmasi / ZeroCash / Vangee / Nicodemus / Diplo / Ralph Falcom / Hugo Bianco, Ellen Allien / Lazaro Casanova, among others …

He has played in some spaces around the world:

Barcelona : ( Club MACARENA/Muti CLUB )

Madrid ( Sala Caracol )

Ibiza (Club MALANGA)

Washington DC (Club FLASH – 2019)

Miami (Club TREEHOUSE, Club SPACE,, Club TRADE,

Club COYOtaco – 2018)

New York (Club OUTPUT, Club CIELO, 43 SKA)

Philadelphia (Party Worldtown, Party RIZUMU – 2017)

N.A.M.E Festival (France – 2016)

BOGOTRAX Festival (Colombia – 2011)

EXIT Festival (Serbia – 2008)

Turkey (Club BABYLON, Club GODET, Club CRISTAL, Club SWITCH-2003)

W.O.M.E.X. Fair (Germany – 2002)

GARANHUNS Winter Festival (Brazil 2001)

Actually he is developing his own cuban label ANALOGICA(work in progress)

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