Best known as one of techno’s most prominent voices, DVS1 has dedicated his lifework to sound as an immersive experience: whether it be through his Wall of Sound installations or a night behind the decks, DVS1 is committed to protecting the values and ethos of the dance music ecosystem through his work and words.
Born in St. Petersburg, Russia and raised in Minneapolis USA, DVS1 cultivated his unique craft over 25 years ago, promoting & DJing parties in the Midwest rave scene of the 1990s. A true “beat & rhythm addict” on both techno and house floors around the globe, Khutoretsky’s DJ style is a mixture of technical prowess and thoughtful selection. He is an active resident at both Berghain/Panorama Bar & Bassiani and label-owner of HUSH (6) & sub-label Mistress Recordings. He partnered and founded Berlin’s 4D Sound space MONOM and most recently started S.O.S. (Support Organize Sustain), an initiative to preserve the future of the dance community in collaboration with other innovative thinkers in the electronic music scene.