DATE OF BIRTH: 1983 August 27
CURRENT CITY: Vilnius
DJ SINCE: 1998
GENRE: jungle, drum’n’bass
Red1 in 1998, after long hesitation, however, gave up hip-hop and immersed his self in drum’n’bass. He started to play with CD players and eventually became irresistible in hometown DJ Championships. Red1 began a series of events known “Illegal Beat” which invited well known in that time DJ’s such as prAnza, Astralas, Hallucin and Lukrecija, but the audience of Siauliai was not used to drum’n’bass and techno music, so the idea of susprended. Red1 with DJ d9vyni and Dr. Maniax and with the help of one magazine founder “O.R.E.”, which has all the necessary equipment to parties (2 Gemini PT-1000 turntables and Roland DJ 2000 mixer), began a career in real DJ’ing. The “Legal Party Service” team was established. “LPS” is well known for such events as: the Thursday Lounge at club “Max”, Friday Evening at “Repeticija”, and a big event called “Moovement” and other weekend parties with famous Lithuanian and foreign DJs.
In 2002, the “LPS” has been split. Same year Red1 in Lithuanian DJ Championship have been recognized as the best Lithuanian drum’n’bass DJ. That same year, Red1 went to study in Vilnius (the capital of Lithuania), the guy has joined “Astraliniai Maumai” team. Then he had the idea to do an event called “Commonalty gig”. Through the entire experience, Red1 in this series of events combines different music and style playing DJ’s. “Commonalty Gig” sounded triphop, Aquatic drum’n’bass, darkside drum’n’bass, techstep, ragga jungle, breakbeat music, all in one night. It was a series of events that really left an indelible mark across the early drum’n’bass culture in Lithuania. Continue this series of events developed by the “Full Flavour” team, consisting of Red1 and 3paff.
In autumn 2004 Red1 has joined the “Metro Promo” team. Almost at the same time Red1 became a member of hip-hop group called “JBC”. In 2005 was recorded the first mixtape in Lithuanian drum’n’bass history with MC, giving rise to a wide range of emotions. In 2006 Red1 participated with MC Messiah album “Antimaterija” after that Red1 and MC Messiah was drum’n’bass DJ and MC duo. Red1 2007 contributed to the work group P3 song called “Lietuva” which lasted about two months of the “Zip FM” radio station charts.
Red1 contributed to the appearance of artists such as Technical Itch, Dylan, Robin Chaos, Dieselboy, MC Messinian, Limewax, B. Key, Paradox, Alaska, Future Prophecies, Dom & Roland, Adam F, LTJ Bukem & MC Conrad, London Electricity, Concord Down, Fabio, Goldie, Macc, Ewun, Evol Intent, Teebee, Grooverider, Lemon D, Makoto, Marcus Intalex, Nucleus, MC Deeizm, Alite…
Since 2009 Red1 owns every friday’s radio show on “Opus3” called “Tavo Teritorija drum’n’bass”.