'Right Focus' 4 was originally aired on our radio station Friday the 1st of May 2020, listen to the Mixcloud player below. Scientific Sound Asia radio is the premier underground electronic music station for foreigners and locals in Japan, Vietnam, China, Thailand and the rest of Asia.
Samotarev's real name is Alexey Samotarev and he began his disc jockey career in 1997 as Breakbeat and Electrohouse DJ in his home country Russia. He was one of the originators of The Python Project a Progressive House, Tech House and Techno trio started in Rostov-on-Don (Russia) by members Yura Kolomiytsev, Alexei Samotarev (a.k.a DJ Samotarev) and Eugeniy Litovchenko.
At roughly the same time he started his journey as a DJ playing with both Vinyl and CDJ's. He played in many Russian and Ukrainian clubs, also at Festivals and private parties in cities all over Russia and Ukraine.
In 2004 the first album Deep Pressure was released by The Python Project and a series of tracks were released afterwards. Between 2004 and 2006 he was the co-organiser of the Promo group Sabota DJ and organised Massive Music Festivals in the south of Russia with attendees reaching the thousands.
Then between 2005 and 2007 he was the co-host of the weekly radio show Adrenalin at Radio N. In 2006 the first Python Project’ track was released on the Xeton Label and plenty of releases followed on the following labels Ascension, Balkan Connection, Behold, Bellarine, Composure, Jetlag, Monad, Presslab, Proton, Real Music, Segment, System and Toes In The Sand labels.
In 2009 he started his solo career as Samotarev with the 'Space Travel' track released on The Lowbit Label (with remixes by Thomas Penton, Rachael Star and Joshua Collins). In 2009 Samotarev established his label The Green Snake Label, its main direction being progressive sound.
In 2012 he moved to Saint-Petersburg where he began the residency of Parkking, a famous after-party club and played in many other popular clubs such as Music Hall, 4:20 Music Lab, Prodj Club, OM Café, Look, Q Club. In 2016 Samotarev moved to Thailand (Koh Phangan) and became a resident at 4U Bar & Lost Paradise, taking part in Scandal Festival (Koh Phangan).
He regularly plays in KC Beach Club, The Beach and Gecko Club (Koh Samui), 360 Bar, Loi Lay, Samsara, Guy’s Bar, Local Bar, Coast Resort, Seaboard Bungalows, Amsterdam Bar, Jungle Experience and Mustache (Bangkok). Samoterev will never stop producing, and one of Samotarev’s singles he made whilst living in Thailand “Voice of Phangan” (Bonzai Progressive) was in the TOP 100 Progressive House at Beatport. He is also a resident of our DJ agency and radio station, enjoy the show!
'Right Focus' Episode 4 Tracklist.
Samotarev, Graham Gold - Rising (Samotarev Chilling Mix) [Asymmetric]
Alfoa - A New Life (Nico Szabo Remix) [BC2]
Ramorae - Jampoa (Original Mix) [Artefact]
Den Babin & Nodar M - Belle Bongo (Original) [Green Snake]
Alex Breitling - Dhyaan (Original Mix) [Timeless Moment]
Andy Leavy - Your Realm (Original Mix) [EC2]
Teleport-X - Just Want to Know (Lio Q & Nicolas Leonelli Dub Mix) [Deepwibe Underground]
V-Sag - Waterfall (Original Mix) [One Of A Kind]
Ayhan Akca - Masquerader (Original Mix) [BC2]
Andy Leavy - Meerah Narjis (Original Mix)[EC2]
Rodskeez, Mars Monero - Rust in Oil, Bones in Soil [Suffused Music]
Jeff Eveline - Ten Tentacles (Dowden Remix) [3rd Avenue]
Bootes Gray - Healing Trip (NOIYSE PROJECT Remix) [Balkan Connection]
Kostya Outta, Max Losev - Fantasy (Original Mix) [One Of A Kind]
Cj Peeton - The Shining Moon (Original Mix) [Dynamica]
Spacebeat - Moonlight (Original Mix) [BC2]
Ilya Gerus - Ghost (Original Mix) [GreenSnake]
Jois L - Enertia Sound Remix [Emotional Content Recordings]
STEREO MUNK, Dublew - Broken Thoughts (Original Mix) [Balkan United]
LOSTIN - Come On (Original Mix) [RYNTH]
Den Babin & Nodar M - Belle Bongo (Kazancev Retro Mix) [Green Snake]
Listen on Mixcloud here.