Devarra, real name Adhe Bachtiar, was born in Jakarta, Indonesia. He inherited his musicality from his mother, as she was a singer and guitar player in a famous band in the late 60’s. He started playing guitar and bass at a very young age, and not surprisingly started a band himself.
Today, Devarra has been DJing over 15 years and producing Dance Music almost 10 years. His music is best described as deep-, future- & house and is in uenced and inspired by DJ’s and producers such as Carl Cox, Oliver Heldens, Tchami & Curbi.
His achievements so far include winning the DJ talent competition, ‘Heineken Thirst Indonesia’ in April 2005. Devarra successively won the Asia Paci c Heineken Thirst Final in 2006, which resulted in him representing the Asia Paci c region at the Global Final that was held in Cape Town, South Africa in January 2006, where he placed 3rd. In 2007 he won the Ravelex Award for Best Techno DJ Indonesia.
Devarra’s list of gigs is extensive and impressive! From his residencies at Jakarta’s massive clubs Embassy (2006-2008) , Bibliotheque (2010-2012) and Dragon y (2014-present) to Indonesia’s biggest Dance Music festival Djakarta Warehouse Project 2014 & 2015, Ultra Music Festival Bali & Korea, Cream Festival & Jakarta Movement, playing alongside of the biggest names in Dance Music. The list of countries keeps growing as well, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, South Korea, Singapore, China, South Africa, The United States of America and the Netherlands.
Devarra’s production skills are formidable, and make him stand out from all the rest in his home country Indonesia and even the Asia Paci c region. He truly is one of the most talented and experienced DJ/Producer’s coming out of the East, and therefor he’s more than ready to join the established order in the West!