Ilija’s been leading force on the underground disco scene for the past 15 years, in both production as well as a clever and eclectic discjockey. Bringing together his love for pure analog sound without compromises and boogie, his disco maxi singles indeed do sound like a blast from the Prelude, West End or late Salsoul past.
In the studio, he collaborated with some of the following top-notch artists: Random Factor ( Carl Finlow ), Greg Wilson, Faze Action, Chaz Jankel , L.S.B., The Revenge , Escort Band , Leroy Burgess , Mark E , Spirit Catcher, Rhythm Based Lovers , Stevie Kotey ( Chicken Lips ) , Tim Fuller , Boyd H. Jarvis , Ignition The Band , The Brand New Heavies to name a Few.
Ilija’s discography runs deep,with more than 70 releases around the globe on various labels such as Rong Music, Bear Funk , 2020 Vision, Electric Minds, Jisco Music / UTS , Instruments Of Rapture , Red Music Records , Compost Record , Wolf Music , Tirk , Love Is War Music , ISM or Azuli.
After The Reveal released on Bearfunk Records – 2011 , Ilija’s first album, 2015 looks exciting as his 2nd studio album True Colours – is released 02.03.2015 via U.K. label – Is It Balearic Recordings home of Prins Thomas, Todd Terje , Charles Webster etc..