LAY-FAR (DJ SET)
Lay-Far is a Moscow-based DJ and producer, and the owner of the In-Beat-Ween Music label.
Boiler Room calls him "a producer extraordinaire" and dedicates a special session to him, Music Is My Sanctuary characterizes Lay-Far as: “One of the most talented and prolific new talents in the new global house scene”, while Mixmag Russia: “one of the most in demand Russian producers and DJs internationally at the moment”.
Lay-Far’s distinctively individual style has won him truly global fan base – from the new generation of clubbers to the undisputed club veterans, like Marshall Jefferson, Ashley Beedle, Dj Spinna or Gilles Peterson. He is internationally recognized as a skillful DJ and selector, seamlessly bridging the gaps between the cutting-edge and classic house rhythms, rare disco and boogie, Afro-Latin grooves, bass-heavy cuts and delivering a unique sonic mixture to satisfy one’s body, mind and spirit. The man has got the funk! No wonder he has been headlining some of the major global music events from London to Tokyo, Berlin to Dubai, including the legendary festivals like Southport Weekender (UK), SunceBeat (Croatia), Southern Soul (Montenegro), Vocal Booth Weekender (Spain), XJazz (Germany), Usadba Jazz (Russia), etc. In addition to that in various media publications he is cited as one of the key players responsible for the global revival of soulful house and broken beat scenes.
With multiple successful releases under his belt on pretty much every quality label under the sun, including Local Talk, Atjazz Record Company, G.A.M.M., Rebirth, Tru Thoughts or Soundofspeed, Lay-Far has been gaining constant support from the key tastemakers of the world, including Laurent Garnier, Gilles Peterson, Osunlade, Jimpster, Ashley Beedle, Move D, Josh Wink, Ben Sims just to name a few. His tracks and remixes are getting high profile attention at NTS Radio, BBC Radio 6, 1Xtra, Mi-Soul Radio, BBC Radio Solent, 22tracks, InterFM, J-Wave (Japan), etc.
After the release of his first critical acclaimed album in 2013, it’s now time for Lay-Far’s anticipated follow up “How I Communicate” on Local Talk Records, raising the bar and meeting even the highest of expectations! It’s already taking the underground by storm, hitting №1 and 2 in Juno, Junodownload, Traxsource and other top sales charts!