He is known in the club world as an innovator. He challenged the prevailing traditions and won. His name is John O'Callaghan. The whole world knows him, and Ireland considers him a hero. In incomplete 33 years, a talented DJ and producer managed to celebrate joint work with world luminaries in the style of trance.
The path to recognition
John O'Callaghan, aka 'Joint Operations Center', 'Mannix' or 'JOC' - was born on April 29, 1982 in the city of Nevan, Ireland. Electronic music won his heart since childhood. But an active career began in 2003. The unique sound at the turn of trance and techno, won a lot of charts and ratings. The first works of JOC released as a resident of the British label 'Discover'.
The most successful work is 'Big Sky', created in collaboration with vocalist Audrey Gallagher. In 2007, the track took the nomination 'Tune of The Year' on the radio show 'A State of Trance' by Armin van Buuren. In the same year, the first album of John O`Callahan 'Something To Live For' was released.
The best DJs of the planet believed in him - Armin, Tiesto, Paul van Dyk. John was accepted into the headliners of the world festivals Winter Music Conference, Planet Love and Trance Energy.
Creativity and awards
In 2008, John O`Callahan took 60th place in the TOP-100 DJ of our time according to the magazine 'DJ Mag'. And at home he became a national hero, receiving the award 'Irish Dance Music Awards' in two categories at once: 'Best DJ' and 'Best Producer'.
2009 was a very successful year for John. He climbed to 24th place in the ranking of 'DJ Mag'. Released a delightful album 'Never Fade Away'. His single 'Find Yourself' swept through the first lines of the most respected charts and gained world fame.
In 2011, John O`Callahan released another gorgeous album 'Unfold'. The musician holds consistently high positions in the ranking of the best Trance DJ planets 'Arminfan': 2013 - 20th place; 2014 - 22nd place.
Under the label 'Subculture' and under the auspices of 'Armada Music', John gathered around him a team of young and ambitious DJs and producers. Their collaborations conquer the world trance festivals and music charts.
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