Bio

Damir Ludvig is an award winning film and music producer who has received 3 awards for music documentary work at the well-accomplished New York International Independent Film and Video Festival.
Ludvig is best known as an international DJ. He is also an achieved composer, producer and lyricist of the project Ludvig & Stelar, with releases on the prestigious Café del Mar music label.
Damir is the Best Soundtrack Award nominee at the World Music and Independent Film Festival (Washington, DC) and an author of Ludvig & Stelar’s album title track Relax, which has been played in more than 90 countries around the globe including Hong-Kong, Argentina, Australia, South Africa, Romania, etc.
As a DJ, Ludvig is no less impressive. He has been a resident DJ and art director for the ultimate Croatian Astralis events for the last 14 years and has played at various venues in the USA, UK, Taiwan, Switzerland, Spain, Slovenia, Japan, Israel, Italy, Greece, Germany, Bosnia And Herzegovina, Belgium, Austria, etc.
Damir has performed at many multi-faceted events. Such includes luxurious diplomatic performances at the German Tag der Deutschen Einheit gathering for ambassadors and representatives of multifarious countries.
Further, Ludvig is experienced in various charity events and famous venues and festivals including the famous Brixton Academy (London), Roxy (New York), Love Parade (Berlin) and headlining Croatia’s best events at Papaya (Zrce), Spaladium Arena (Split) and the Moon & Rocks Festival (Novalja) including performances with Timo Maas, Infected Mushroom, X-press 2 and Yolanda Be Cool.
Ludvig is also known as a composer and an established producer of the projects Dogma, Legura, Dogma 3000 and as lead vocalist of Rotterwolfe and Fresh Style. We all tend to believe that every musical artist transcends genre, but Ludvig genuinely claims it and achieves it. As an eight year old, Damir started touring as a member of the school choir, performing works of Giuseppe Verdi, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms and many other classical and contemporary composers for over 6 years. In his teenage years, he became fascinated with hip-hop, and formed the first Croatian rap band DIFFO. Under the name MC Wumah, Ludvig, became one of the key individuals in the development of the Croatian hip hop scene.
As a front man of the project Fresh Style, Ludvig reached number 1 on the Croatian National Television chart with his rap song “Wicked at Weekend” back in 1993. Moreover, in his twenties, he became a member of the legendary Goa trance project, Dogma, releasing a CD album “Land of Utopia”. The album turned out to be a collector’s item just a couple of years later, selling for over 200 USD per copy on EBay. Soon after, the project changed its name to Dogma 3000 and got Ludvig working on the remix versions of Overlords ‘God’s eye on Goa’ and an Eye Q classic Vernon ‘The Wonderer’. Damir Ludvig’s music received charming reviews and compliments including the acclaimed praise in the Future Music magazine: “Croatia’s finest electronic export”. With such acclamation, Ludvig didn’t only contribute with autographs and interviews, he was also an active journalist writing for magazines such as Subculture, Arkzin, PLUR (the first Chinese electronic music magazine), and even started a fanzine in 2001, called Informer.  As a reporter, he also had an opportunity to interview artists such as Afrika Bambaata, Mad Professor, Jeff Mills, Paul van Dyk and Westbam. Overall, Ludvig is constantly expanding his horizons experimenting with various music styles such as lounge, progressive, electro, indie dance, deep house, tech house and techno. He is constantly sharing his knowledge with new generations as a lecturer at the Croatian DJ Academy. Damir also composed music for a documentary ‘Pines and Firs’ and made his way composing music for TV and radio commercials for shows such as the Croatian National Television’s ‘Good Morning Croatia’ and for the art and culture show ‘Urban Code’. He is collaborating with many of the world’s biggest corporations such as Sony Ericsson who sponsored the Astralis Live CD.Among such known names, Coca-Cola booked him for events and Red Bull sponsored his film projections. Phillip Morris used the Ludvig & Stelar album as part of their campaign and released 250.000 copies of the CD. After all such endeavors and artful activities, Ludvig still finds time for his favorite hobby; slowly writing his first book without any pressure and just for “funs sake”.Presently, in 2012, Damir Ludvig is focused on club music again, rather then chill out. But, you never know what will come to his mind next.

Music

  • Clinique Sampler, Pt. 113
    Alex Morelli, Damir Ludvig, Everbeatz, Francis Dhuit, Gm Project, White Resonance, Julian Rodriguez, Klinedea, Mistol Team, NNNB, Pranay Ryan, Seconds (Mx), Franz lehmann, Mo' Funk, Experimental Feelings, Nicolas Petracca, Paul Deep, Martin Gardoqui
    Progressive House
    CLS113 | Clinique Sampler | 2017-10-02
  • Clinique Sampler, Pt. 108
    Alex Philipp, Axel Terblanche, Damir Ludvig, Everbeatz, Deepest Nature, Ghoeyash, Janno Kekkonen, White Resonance, Julian Rodriguez, Nicolas Gudino, Shannon Davin, Tech D, The Florist, Chris Odium, Forerunners
    Progressive House, Deep House
    CLS108 | Clinique Sampler | 2017-08-28
  • Clinique Sampler (Part 104)
    Animal Picnic, Axel Terblanche, Crack D, Damir Ludvig, Everbeatz, Deepest Nature, Mo' Funk, Nae-Tago, Paul Kardos, Platunoff, The Florist, Janno Kekkonen, Riccardo Rinaldo, Steve Sai
    Progressive House, Deep House, Tech House
    CLS104 | Clinique Sampler | 2017-07-31
  • Flashlight Beats (20 Tech House Tunes), Vol. 2
    Spilled Knight, Laut & Leise, Gordon Garcia, Jason Army, El Ritmo Duro, Yioshi Sushi, Fat Rhythms, Logan Short, The Sound of Maratea, Carson Begum, Markus Shaeger, Jack Kimiko, Shitty Circle, The Stray Diamond Club, Carlos Mendes, Rope Police, Damir Ludvig, Ivana Masic, Hindu Horacle, Alexander Bak, Khaki Boom, Dee Green
    Tech House
    CHERRY274 | Cherry Lounge Recordings | 2017-06-30
  • Clinique Sampler (Part 99)
    Alberto Jossue, Alex Philipp, Bordland, Da Lucaz, Damir Ludvig, Everbeatz, Ewan Rill, Graumann, Monojoke, Overloque, Vitaly Shturm, Vazik, Faskil
    Progressive House, Deep House
    CLS099 | Clinique Sampler | 2017-06-26
  • Mixed in Key II
    Kai Van Crash, Teil, Greg Venezia, Amyi, Nik Nazarov, Audioglider, Ewan Rill, Experimental Feelings, Felipe Michan, Xiasou, George Ledakis, Shai G, zweitausendeins Traum, Max Margolin, Alfonso Muchacho, Net Son, Onez!e, Heedron, Franco Musachi, Nicolas Gudino, Damir Ludvig, Everbeatz, Andrei Niconoff, Stergios, Yiannis Veniamin, R.Storn, Controlwerk, Nicolas Petracca, Sebi Franco, Dofamine, Andy Weed, Sam Scheme, Dr. Avalance, Masedonico, Janno Kekkonen
    Deep House, Progressive House
    CLRMXDIK002 | Clinique Recordings | 2017-06-13
  • Clinique Sampler (Part 97)
    8Kays, Abity, Atsunori Murata, Damir Ludvig, Everbeatz, DJ Puk, Ewan Rill, Graumann, Monojoke, Salski, Universal Solution, Ewan Rill, Futur-E
    Progressive House, Deep House
    CLS097 | Clinique Sampler | 2017-06-12
  • Clinique Sampler (Part 95)
    Abity, Atsunori Murata, Crack D, Damir Ludvig, Everbeatz, Graumann, Monojoke, Overloque, Tiana Adolphe, Salski, Sure-I-Can, La Rose, Max Blade, Simos Tagias, Gavin Rochford, East Cafe
    Progressive House, Deep House, Tech House
    CLS095 | Clinique Sampler | 2017-05-29
  • Cinique Mixed XII
    zweitausendeins Traum, JGlitch, Teiko Yume, Ewan Rill, Jiminy Hop, Andrei Niconoff, Experimental Feelings, Luigi Gori, Xiasou, George Ledakis, Platunoff, Heedron, Shai G, Franco Musachi, Damir Ludvig, Everbeatz, Nik Nazarov, Kai Van Crash, Dofamine, Imran Khan, Ewan Rill, Mo' Funk, Gians, Alfonso Muchacho, Solid Stone, Experimental Feelings, Dyo Atoma, Hot Tuneik, Greenage, MNR, Monojoke, Axel Terblanche
    Progressive House, Deep House
    CLMXD012 | Clinique Recordings | 2017-05-09
  • Chillen Am Meer, Vol. 6
    Oceanvs Orientalis, Living Room, Dual II, Ena Lind, HYENAZ, Msoke, Komfortrauschen, The Boogeyman, E.M.C.K., Nova Casa, Staubtänzer, Julian Maier-Hauff, Dr. Beat, Basti Grub, Carlos Mendes, Damir Ludvig, Mr. Groove, Miguel Alcobia, Nadizan, Angelo DeCaro, Riccypalm, Qooos, Afib, Dany Cohiba, Mario Chris, Leigh Couch, Moodswing & Tosha, Eddie Amador, Bes & Meret
    Deep House, Electronica / Downtempo, Minimal / Deep Tech, House, Tech House
    KLMG107 | Karmagroove | 2017-05-05
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