Young and breathtakingly talented! Such compliments Donatello has been accustomed to hear not only from Lithuania’s progressive house music fans, but also from international DJ guests.
“Amounts of enthusiasm and uncontrollable energy exuding from his sets remind me about beginning of my own career. He has EVERY trait needed for a DJ. I mean - an impressive DJ” – claims UK producer Clive Henry (PEACE DIVISION), along whose side Donatello played in club EXIT (Kaunas, Lithuania). Donatello was hand picked to represent the best so far promoters’ agency in Lithuania - ATARI. And ATARI guys don’t joke around.
During the past overcrowded months on clubbers’ agendas Donatello became an unofficial resident of the ATARI ORIGINAL nights in club Galaxy, Vilnius. One of the biggest Lithuanian venues was absolutely packed with over 1500 clubbers/ enthusiasts each and every time gagging for more from Booka Shade, Maceo Plex, Zombie Nation, Satoshi Tomiie (Japan), G Pal and Anna Maria (Greece), Scott Bradford (LEXICON AVENUE,UK), Anthony Pappa (UK), Matthew Roberts (KING UNIQUE, UK) and others.. Donatello never gets an easy get away from the audience; hence he’s been very busy playing in Kaunas club EXIT (awarded as the best club of Lithuania twice).
After a few years of professional diversity at the beginning of his DJ path, Donatello has perfected various burning mixtures of minimal, tech house and progressive.
Top notch. Kastis Torrau’s talent has rocketed him from small local venue to the biggest clubbing scenes in the country, his name becoming a trademark for an impressive, memorable and every time different event. A real treat for clubbing gourmand with a guarantee for sexually charged tuneful house, tech house rhythms spiced up with progressive sound.
Though different, but each and every time making the audience tremble by sharing the passion for music and beat, that is being created by the talented hands of this DJ. Not without a reason Kastis is well renowned for dedication to his work and feel for the audience – only he can make most genuine emotions flow on the dance floor. “The success of the evening is always determined by the crowd – hence my aim is to create a very special mood, distil a perfect sound and impressive overall effect. Always” – claims Kastis Torrau.
In time of his nine years residense in advanced Lithuanian label Atari Solutions and in the best clubs like Exit and Pacha Vilnius he is sharing the booth with such world’s elite as Steve Lawler, Lee Burridge, Sasha, John Digweed, Sander Kleinenberg, Moshic, Omid16B, Lexicon Avenue, Peace Division or Deep Dish, Anthony Pappa, Behrouz, Danny Howells, Hernan Cattaneo, Tall Paul, Dj Remy, Armin Van Buuren, Airwave, Andry Nalin, Paolo Mojo, Satoshi Tomiie, 16 Bit Lolitas, Echomen, James Zabiela, King Unique speak soundly of Kastis Torrau’s experience and serve as best compliments to his professional regard.
Besides persistent and outstanding work Kastis prides “The DJ of the Public” and “Best Newcomer DJ” awards, as well as being a usual prize winner in various Lithuanian DJ championships. He is a welcome guest to high profile venues and events in the Kaliningrad region and has played in a massive Estonian dance music event “Sun Dance Music Festival” and Stockholm’s club “Weekender”,on 2004-2005 new years night had very impressive gig in Porto (Portugal) in the VIP party and regulat shows in London and Dublin.
Year 2006 become the gratest achievement for Dj‘s these days,He was chosen the resident in Lithuania of well known worlds clubbing trademark- GlobalUnderground.
His music is depicted by distinctive and powerful base lines, versatility of original samples and unforgettable vocals – all mixed by the creative hands of a DJ make the audience loose their time in rage of satisfaction.
Latest achievement in year 2011 is the first place in Sasha‘s and Burn Studios „Cut Me Down“ remix competition and the future collaboration with Sasha on some of upcoming releases on Sasha‘s new label.
Recently releasing his production on „Stripped Recordings“, „Last Night On Earth“ and „Mirabilis“ labels.