Ivan Jaime (Dark Soul Project) was born in 1987, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. His passion for art took place when he was a little child, as he started to draw and paint and later he had his first musical contact starting with guitar and piano lessons.
All his life is based around art, from design and paint to music and any other kind of artistic expressions. Ivan Jaime is a passionate person, looking for the beauty of all that little things that make sense to life. Great moments give meaning to our short life and that’s the search that Ivan started long time ago, being expressed with his music and DJ sets, where the atmospheres and deep feelings are the stamp of his music.
Lot of success is around the career of this young Argentinian DJ / Producer, with the support of artists like Sasha, John Digweed, Hernan Cattaneo (appears on his label ‘Sudbeat’), Nick Warren (featured on his album ‘The Soundgarden’), Jimmy Van M, Guy J, Armin Van Buuren, Laurent Garnier, Dave Seaman, Anthony Pappa, 16 Bit Lolitas, John ’00’ Fleming (featured in two of his albums), Eelke Kleijn, D-Nox & Beckers, King Unique, Dale Middleton, Rich Curtis, Nicolas Masseyeff, Christopher Lawrence, Markus Schultz, Moshic, Matt Darey, Barry Jamieson, Michael Burns, and many others.
Currently touring as a DJ and also working on new tracks and remixes with the creation of ‘We Are The Underground’, his new label, where Dark Soul Project’s third artist album marked the debut for the label, which gained a global fan base worldwide and support from the biggest DJ’s/Producers in the scene: Hernan Cattaneo, Guy Mantzur, Guy J, Lonya, Barry Jamieson, D-Nox & Beckers, Dale Middleton, Oliver Schories, Third Son, John ’00’ Fleming, Rick Curtis, Nick Devon, Animal Picnic, Marc DePulse, Airwave, DJ Ogawa, Chris Fortier, Darin Epsilon, BP, Kintar, Kastis Torrau, Ran Salman, Arnas D, Derek Howell, among others. For this year, Dark Soul Project became resident for SPACE Buenos Aires, sharing booth with so far with: Sander Kleinenberg, Cubicolor and Wehbba.
He was invited to be part of the Ellum label showcase at Rosario, that was held at the Metropolitan arena, with Ellum’s head honcho Maceo Plex, Rebolledo and Sefton.
Along his DJ career, there has been many highlights that marked Ivan as one of the prominents artists of his country. He shared booths playing B2B with Dave Seaman, warmed up for Dubfire and shared gigs other colleagues as Deborah De Luca. Antony Attala, wAFF, Jimmy Van M, Martin Garcia, Lemonade, Rich Curtis, London Ground, SoundExile, Andrea Cassino, Kike Roldan, Tini Tun, Neftali Blasko, Cortazar, Vazik, Roger Martinez, Cid Inc, Deepfunk, Davi, Dousk, Nikko Z, Fernando Ferreyra, Luis Bondio, Cesar Lombardi, Lavigne, Nicko Izzo, Mike Griego. Santiago Garcia. Udolph, Guts. JJ Salinas, Lemonade, Nilo. R, Niko Mayer, Kintar , Marcelo Vasami, Maxi Zamac, Gustavo Calaf, among others.
Nowadays, Ivan keeps sharing music with his avant-garde sound across the dance floors and clubs, where he performs as a DJ, either playing his own tracks or his own customized edits, developing an ethereal sound with groove. His sets are known for being diverse, covering genres as Melodic Techno and House, Afro House, Deep House and Progressive House. Always keeping his underground approach to the music.