Ignite Sessions DJ Residences: Ignite Sessions Radio Show @ Power FM (PowerFM.org), Dublin.
DJ Magnus aka Magnus Johanson is a well experienced and future orientated international pro DJ, radio programmer and an upcoming producer. British American, half Swedish from mother’s side and was born in Geneva. He grew up in Brighton and he has previously worked within the music industry in London for major/independent label/publishing companies. Currently, he has DJ residencies for his ‘Ignite Sessions’ radio show at Power FM. He continues to perform for international radio stations (e.g. Raving FM) and other venues in both Europe and USA.
In Sept 2013, he relocated to live and work in Munich with the aim to establish himself as one of the top players within the growing Munich’s music/club scenes and beyond in Europe and USA. Continuing to develop his sound and the ‘Ignite Sessions’ brand: ‘Ignite Sessions’ (formerly known as 'Ignite Dance Sessions') radio show with plans for a ‘Ignite Sessions Nights’ club night event and to setup a production label.
His musicianship is even more amazing when you realise that he was born with congenital deafness in both ears from birth, due to rubella caught by his pregnant mother. To defy the odds, he DJs only with his best right ear to pursue his dream of becoming a professional DJ that he is today. His goal is to further his international DJ profile and career by continuing to develop his DJ skills and sounds by combining and performing his unique blend of electronic music in areas of deep, tech, funk and vocal house along with techno and tech/funk breaks to the city of Munich and beyond worldwide to music loving audiences. He also has an ear to play other genres: soulful house, electro and hard (NRG) house depending on venue/theme of the night. Currently, he is also focusing on developing his production skills.
REFERENCES: * Resident radio DJ/programmer for his ‘Ignite Dance Sessions’ radio show at WSLR 96.5 LPFM from 2008 to 2013, Louder FM from Dec 2015 to Dec 2017 & now currently runs his radio show now known as 'Ignite Sessions' at Power FM, Dublin, Ireland from Jan 2018 to present day and also DJs for Raving FM from Feb 2019 to present day to an international audience. * Performed on international radio stations at The Womb/Miami, Coast FM/Spain, Del Amore Global Radio Show/Sri Lanka, WSLR 96.5 LPFM/Florida, Louder FM/Munich and now at Power FM, Dublin, Ireland. * Performed at many venues in both USA and Europe and resident DJ for ‘Ignite Sessions Nights'. * 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, and Sanctuary Group that included Sanctuary Records and Sanctuary Music Management who managed one top international band icons, Iron Maiden. * DJ Assistant Manager for DJ Jon Bishop, one of the top international Hard House DJ / Artist from California, USA during his rising U.K. DJ Profile entry into the U.K. Electronic Dance Scene.
Press Release: 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)