AXIS 197: John Acquaviva’s ‘Road to Secret Solstice’ Mix
Techno pioneer John Acquaviva is an Italian-Canadian DJ, producer, artist, and musical entrepreneur. John began his international career in 1989 by founding one of the world’s best known and influential techno labels, Plus 8 Records, with Richie Hawtin. The creation of Plus 8 Records put Acquaviva and Richie Hawtin at the forefront of the emerging international electronic music movement and DJ culture.Having been on the international DJ circuit since the founding of Plus 8 in 1990, the pioneering artist’s career has spanned well over two decades with countless mesmerizing performances.
Now, John Acquaviva brings us AXIS 197, an hour long techno adventure with multiple surprises along the way. As part of his journey to Iceland for Secret Solstice Music Festival, Acquaviva’s set draws from a playlist that gives us an inside look at his mixing skills, creating much anticipation for the event. At the Icelandic festival, which will take place June 15-18, the seasoned DJ will play alongside the likes of Rick Ross, DUBFIRE, and Dusky.