Since 2008 the stage name Josh Gallahan alias Rudi Dittmann has been
heard all over the planet.
From his hometown Bochum where the studied
audio producer made his first steps towards his musical career in the late 90s,
he has been tipped as "hottest
producer 2011" by ATB in the DJ Mag magazine and entered top 30 of
"The DJ List".
Being very well known for his variety of productions and remixes for artists like
Andy Moor, Markus Schulz, Alex M.O.R.P.H., Talla2XLC and Kurd Maverick, 2002 he
started a still lasting working relationship with no other than ATB. This not
only influenced the last five ATB albums, but also allowed Josh to explore and
broaden his horizon, both personally and musically. This relationship also
wakes up his passion for DJing and gives him the possibility to travel all
around the globe with ATB on his tours and booking.
“I still love to work as producer in the
background, but to be on stage is the greatest feeling. I'm simply addicted to
feel the energy of the crowd.”
2008 he finally released his long
anticipated solo single “1st strike” on the well known label “A State of
Trance”, and got massive support by guys like Armin van Buuren, Markus Schulz,
Paul Oakenfold to name a few.
After his successful first single Josh’s
next stroke of genius was „Shades of love“, featuring the vocals of none other
than the internationally well know singer Jennifer Karr.
In 2010 Josh Gallahan once again showed
his compassion for electronic dance music by working on many songs as a
producer and contributing songs as songwriter for ATBs top 10 album “Future
Memories”. One of the most popular tracks of the album is ATB pres. Josh
2011 started furiously with his single
"Sunday Afternoon" and the next ATB Top 10 album "Distant
Earth" including tracks like ATB & Josh Gallahan "Chapter
One". Under his synonym Anova, Josh also released on the second CD of
Distant Earth his ambient track “Sternenwanderer”, which shows with emotional
melodies his more quite side and proved his enormous musical portfolio as
Another highlights of 2011 are definitely
his remixes for Axwell’s worldwide clubhit “Heart is King” as well as for ATB’s
“Killing me inside”. Two fantastic tracks which accompanied him beneath other
on gigs at Cocoon Club, Germany; Marquee Club, USA; Club Premier, Mexico; Kiss FM Birthday, Ukraine; ATB in Concert,
Poland; Ton aus Strom, Germany; Electrocity, Poland; Club Kremlin, Romania.