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Ruben Karapetyan, a.k.a. DJ Darky, was introduced to trance music by his good friend Javi Air, and fell in love with Trance music from that day on.Darky started his DJing career in 1997 in Los Angeles spinning @ legendary Ambrosia and Blue sky monthly party’, soon Ambrosia became one of the Respected monthly desert parties in Los Angeles, and Darky Became the fastest rising star in music industry!
In April of 1999, he opened DHV REOCRDS, a record store in North Hollywood. DHV is the only store in Los Angeles that specializes in trance music. Running the record store and the DHV Record label with HP, he still managed to play at Grooveradio, Magical Dream (88.7 FM), SWEET (90.7 Fm Pomona), and playing around the clock 10-20 gigs in a month in the US and Europe.
In mid 2000, he joined Angel Booking, which is one of the most respected booking agency’ in the world with the Biggest Live acts and DJ’ such as HP, Andy Hughes from ORB, Pascal F.E.O.S. and ATB, Just to name a few.
Started his North American Angel 2000 tour in May of 2000, playing all over Canada and the US. With such a busy schedule, Darky also headlined the “DHV RECORDS over the world tour” with playing in Moscow, Russia and Yerevan, Armenia. In August of 2000, he played at the “Caffeine culture 2000 tour” in Phoenix, Arizona along with DJ Micro and John Debo, which than continued to Canada " Going Deep" and “System 7” in Texas.
Darky has shared his unique mixing style with DJ’ and Live acts such as Sven Veth, Pascal F.E.O.S. Andy Hoghes from ORB, HP, Christopher Lawrence, Sandra Collins, Taylor, just to name a few.
Started his studio work with HP and in the fall of 2000, composing tracks such as “Synthetic Sounds”, “Final Destination” “Celaritous,” and “ECHO”, released under DHV RECORDS. "I am looking forward to getting more involved in producing my own music. “There is something very different in seeing people dance to the music that you made,” commented Darky.
He was also featured as “Artist of the month” at San Francisco’ Underground source and interviewed by Insider Magazine (issue #27), [email protected] magazine (issue #10) received great reviews from Rave Nation Magazine, Rave one and Rave information Magazine just to name a few.Just like Intrance productions Said “Being one of Los Angeles’ finest Dj’ Darky has risen on the dance music chart, being a KEY element to any phat party” or Global Groovin magazine “Started his DJ career in 1997 and now, Darky is one of the most respected and sought-after Deejays in the Nation” Darky has done it all, from Moscow Russia to Armenia, Erevan , South America to Canada, From Hollywood to Hawaii, Arizona to Washington, Texas to Los Angels and so on
Now, he is working on his fourth CD release, which will become available in the US in early 2001. Also, he will be preparing for his “Euro Trance 2001” North American tour with ATB.
“I couldn’t have accomplished anything without the people who have helped and supported me. I owe it all to them” – Darky