Ilai

Ilai Salvato, Italy

Ilai

Ilai is an Italian DJ, known in most part of the globe. He was born on September 1987 in Padova, Italy, where he still lives. From a very young age he had a great passion for music and when was just 12 he was interested in electronics rhythms. At the age of 16, he had his first experience as a DJ at small events and clubs. In 2005 he started producing his own music simply as “Ilai”, where he released his first tracks in 2008. From that period he started to play on some of the biggest events in Italy and other countries. One of his first track is called “Psychedelic Answer” that immediately give the impression of his style – phat bass, embracing groove and psychedelic melodies are the words that best describe his music. In 2010 Ilai finished his first EP called "Impulse" successfully released on 24/7 Rec. –a well known electronic label – with great response. With a series of releases and collaborations with a lot of artists such as Materia, Dust, M-Theory, Mental Broadcast and many more, he has become one of the artists most in demand in that ambient. One year later his first album burst on the scene. Given that, ILAI - END OF TIME, released on the renowned “24/7 Records”, gave a meaningful hint on the creative potential of this artist. Also as DJ, he is constantly rocking the dancefloors whenever he gets behind the decks. With a driven approach towards sculpting a new range of psychedelic progressive trance music, Ilai has been full time producing music for almost 1 year and releases his second album "NEW TOMORROWS" again with 24/7 Records in 2013. After two years he released his 3rd album “MECHANICAL DANCERS” on iono music with new massive collaborations as Egorythmia , and Side effect. After no stop work in the studio, he released 2017 straight the 4th album called “ENDSHIFT“ taking a big step with special collaborations as Astrix, Liquid Soul, and Atomizers. He has also collaborated, remixed and been remixed by top international artists including U-Reken, Zen Mechanics, Ital, Sinerider, M-theory, Simon Patterson, Outsiders, Astrix, Liquid Soul – just to mention the latest ones. Rather than following the current trends, Ilai has placed himself squarely at the forefront of the evolution of psychedelic trance music. Slickly drawing from the best elements of a variety of musical genres – as progressive and techno – Ilai is undoubtedly one of the most exciting acts to emerged in recent years. Whether as a DJ mesmerized by his latest release or a dancer caught in the wake of his music pulsating through the speakers, the future will see countless listeners continue thrilled and spellbound by his works.

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