Genre: Hard House, Hard Trance, Hardstyle
Proteus has gained the respect to be called one of the best known Hard Dance DJ’s
in Scandinavia. Proteus has been DJ'ing and producing music since 1995. Even
though Proteus is most well known for his harder side of sound he also performs DJ
sets with wide range of different genres in electronic dance music.
The biggest achievements of Proteus so far have been the Hard Dance Awards 2004
and 2005, when he was voted "Best Hard Dance DJ" in the world two years in a row
by clubbers all around the globe. In the DJ Mag`s Top 100 DJ list, Proteus has been
voted number 90 in 2004 and number 93 in 2005 and made history in becoming the
first Finnish artist making it to the Top 100 DJ list alongside Darude.
In his career so far Proteus has toured in Finland, United Kingdom, Australia, Japan,
Holland, Switzerland, Germany, Malaysia, Russian, Ukreine, Estonia, Poland and
Sweden. Proteus has played and headlined many of the major events and festivals
like Dance Valley, Global Gathering UK and Malaysia, Weekend Festival, Ultramusic
Festival Moscow, Creamfields, Defqon1, Brixton Academy, Ground Zero, Kazantip,
Impulz, Masters Of Hardcore, Streetparade Zurich, Provinssi Rock, Hardline 77,
Transmission Sydney, Utopia, Time Tunnel, Sonic, Energy, Slammin Vinyl,
Goodgreef, Tidy Weekender, Logic and Torture Garden. Proteus has also had great
honor to be the support act for bands like The Prodigy, Skrillex, Pendulum and Juno
Proteus runs his own popular event brand Clublife in Helsinki and underground
festival called Kosmos Festival in Ristiina Finland. Proteus is also behind nineties
orientated trance/acid/techno/rave event brand Superstition and works as venue
manager at Helsinki’s biggest music club The Circus.