Driven by a lifetime passion for electronic music, Johnny James has fanned clean, raw techno flames into a burning roar of pure musical energy. A self-taught DJ and producer, and original member of ISTATIC, Johnny James spent endless hours in a print shop warehouse, studying and mastering the subtle intricacies of the turntables. Intensive creative discovery and development bred a sexy minimal power that he began to unleash on his hometown of San Diego in 2007.
In the company of geniuses like D. Ramirez, Axwell, Eddie Halliewell, Boris Werner, Fedde Le Grand, Felix Da Housecat, Robbie Rivera, James Zabiela, Felix Cartal, Judge Jules, Joachim Garraud, Bunny (Rabbit in the Moon), The Bloody Beetroots, and Gus & Griz, ISTATIC has infused furious performances with original sound, including tracks like “Hippo,” which leapt to #54 on the Beatport top 100 in April of 2009.
More recently, Johnny James has been feeding the fresh techno addiction of his frenzied San Diego following, while continually branching out to fill the voids in the developed electronic communities of Los Angeles and San Francisco. Harnessing playful bouncing beats to dark, driving grooves, Johnny is poised to inject his own transformative fusion of fluid innovation and technical precision into the global current of electronic music.