- Ben Tov

Bio:

South Africa based, Israeli born Producer/DJ Dino Ben Tovim, better known as “DinoLive” and “Ben Tov” has been making waves in the local and international clubbing scene since 2013. His musical genesis traces back to his early childhood where he began playing the violin and would later go on to conquer the drums and soon after, mastered the decks.In 2013 Dino began to DJ where he played numerous bars and clubs around Tel Aviv, Israel and began to develop his signature sound of infused musical genres, incorporating traditional bongo drums and even an electronic hand drum synthesizer. He performed under the stage name “DinoLive” and released EP’s with niche underground labels such as Joy Records and Asymmetric Dip. Since moving back to Cape Town in 2015 to finish his Bachelors of Arts Degree in Sound Production at the Sae institute, Dino has gone on to land residencies at No Name Bar, HQ, Sotano, as well as the Radisson Red rooftop. He’s also worked on a number of musical projects for global brands such as Jägermeister, Peroni, DHL, Veuve Clicquot.Although his “DinoLive” alias has become a staple in the upmarket clubbing scene - having opened for massive local acts such as Roger Goode, Pascal and Pearce, New Hero and more - The artist has since launched his second musical project under the stage name Ben Tov started as a passion project with the need to return the underground and his roots, his latest audio alias delivers strong, crunchy percussion elements and ethnic grooves that’s been synergized into another trademark sound of melodic and progressive techno.“I believe there is a connection between our emotions and music - I am able to heighten my listener’s sensation and further tap into their emotions. With my beats, I am able to transfer electrifying energy, which usually takes my crowd on a journey of happiness.” - Dino Ben Tovim aka Ben Tov.