Slava (Svjatoslav Presnyakov) was born in Ukraine, but grew up in The Netherlands. He started to play the piano at the age of 10 and quickly realized his musical talents as 2 years later he was admitted to the Young Talents department at the Conservatory of Rotterdam.After winning several 1st prizes at competitions between the age of 13 until 18 his international career as a pianist took off and he traveled the world (Europe, United States, Canada, North- and South Africa, India a.o.) performing concerts and receiving scholarships for masterclasses. Eventually he graduated his Bachelors at only 20 years old and obtained his Masters Degree at the Conservatory of Amsterdam in 2010.
Since then he has been exploring many different sounds and music genres and In 2011 he started his audiovisual production company Presnyakov Music Productions where he mainly created as a photographer, videographer and audiographer. Together with his father Igor Presnyakov, who is a renowned guitarist, he is running a succesful youtube channel which has over 1 Million subscibers and 350 Million views. Slava discovered Psytrance in 2011 and was inspired to start producing this genre in 2016 and just one year later his debut EP Beethoven Reloaded Reached #7 in top100 releases on Beatport!
This project is the result of countless influences from many different genres and artists, ranging from classical to world music, jazz, pop and other electronic music. Slava combines these influences, along with his own musical roots as a composer and pianist, to create a new brand of Psytrance with a unique sound and style. After many years honing his musical and studio skills he is finally ready to debut his sound to the worldwide Psychedelic Trance scene!