“Johnny Yono: Future Trance Essentials For Spire” includes 128 Spire presets suitable for all types of trance, especially epic, uplifting, euphoric and Psytrance. An artist in every sense of the word, Johnny Yobo carries all the passion and charisma that great musicians are made of.
Johnny was born and raised in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan received a very active upbringing, practicing everything from ice hockey to drumming in rock bands, before pursuing an acting career.
After his high school years, he became interested in the Motor City rave scene, and thanks to Detroit’s legendary underground dance culture, Johnny’s love for electronic music began to flourish. At the time, however, acting was Johnny’s main focus, and when he was in his early twenties, he traveled to Los Angeles to pursue his epic dream of getting on the big screen.
Johnny landed numerous roles in TV shows and independent films and managed to stay afloat, but continued to pursue the ever-growing electronic music industry in Los Angeles.
Inspired by Armin Van Buuren, Paul Van Dyck, Sasha and Digweed and many more, Johnny could no longer ignore his true calling. He set up a small studio and began to study dance music. After experimenting with different sounds, he finally plunged into the realm of trance and has remained there ever since. Standing out with his single Fairfax, Johnny signed to the powerful British label Trance Enhanced Recordings.
The track received huge support from many artists including Armin van Buuren on A State Of Trance and Markus Schulz on Global DJ Broadcast, where it was named Global Selection. After Fairfax, Johnny continued his series of high quality dance tracks. Johnny, as one of the genre’s brightest and most promising talents, has released the energetic Tech-Trance monster “The Machine” (with Juventa) and his many classics on Lange Recordings such as “Orion” and “Exodus”.
In recent years, he has made his mark on major industry publications such as Armada Music, Euphonic Records, Garuda Music, Damaged Records and Perfecto Records, where he has not only remixed Paul Oakenfold’s classic covers, Adagio For Strings and Barber’s Adagio For Strings “. Hold That Sucker Down ‘, but also released his first EP’ Poison Whispers’, which received numerous performances from Armin van Buuren on ‘A State Of Trance’, as well as support from Ferry Corsten, Mark Sherry, Lange, Andy Moore, Simon Patterson and many others.
As a DJ, Johnny has shared the stage with many key players in the forefront of trance including Dash Berlin, Ferry Corsten, Aly & Fila, Paul Oakenfold, Andrew Rayel, W&W, Cosmic Gate, Lange, Omnia, Kyau & Albert, Solarstone, Alex Morph, Jordan Sackley, Photographer and many others. He is, without a doubt, one of the most promising rising stars of trance music today and is definitely someone you will keep in sight in the coming years. You can catch his monthly radio show “White Light Sessions” every second Tuesday of the month on Digitally Imported (DI.FM).