Ilija’s been leading force on the underground Disco and House scene for the past 15 years, in both production as well as a clever and eclectic disc-jockey. 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, Charles Webster (Presence), Arnold Jarvis, Robert Owens, Don Carlos 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, KAT Records, ISM, Azuli, Defected / Classic Music Company.
After The Reveal released on Bearfunk Records – 2011, Ilija’s first album, 2016 was exciting year as his 2nd studio album True Colours was released 02.03.2015 via U.K. label – Is It Balearic Recordings home of Prins Thomas, Todd Terje, Don Carlos etc…
After running Red Music for 10 years, Ilija launched Imogen Recordings in 2015 – where artists : Charles Webster (Presence), Ilan Kabiljo, Robert Owens, Darshan Jesrani, Dos Palos or The Brand New Heavies have or are collaborating with Ilija on original music, aimed for audience with very sophisticated sense of quality.