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Seven Lions, the visionary dubstep producer, born Jeff Montalvo on March 31, 1987, in Santa Barbara, California, has emerged as a prominent figure in the Electronic Dance Music industry. Under his professional stage name, Seven Lions, Jeff has carved out a distinguished path, transforming electronic music into works of delicate and ethereal beauty.

Jeff's journey into the world of music production began at a tender age, ignited by his father's introduction of a Macintosh and keyboard when he was just seven years old. Raised as a drummer with a penchant for metal and punk, he transitioned into electronic music production as a means to create music independently. His passion for electronic music was ignited when a friend introduced him to the program Fruity Loops, setting the stage for his remarkable career.

Despite producing electronic music, Jeff's musical influences extend beyond the electronic realm. As a fan of Viking metal and bands like Opeth, his creative reservoir draws from diverse sources. "I don't listen to electronic music regularly; I still listen to metal honestly," he admits. "I like stuff that really takes you out of somewhere you are and puts you somewhere else."

Jeff's breakthrough in the dance music world came with his contest-winning remix of Above & Beyond's "You Got To Go," propelling him into the spotlight. This track soared to #2 on Beatport's Dubstep chart, standing just behind Skrillex's remix of Avicii's "Levels." This accomplishment caught the attention of Above & Beyond, leading to future collaborations.

In 2011, Jeff also released captivating remixes for tracks like Florence and the Machine's "Cosmic Love" and Oceanlab's "Satellite." His debut Polarize EP under Viper Recordings in April earned several Beatport #1s, solidifying his position as a dubstep force to be reckoned with.

A pivotal moment in his career occurred when Jeff's management team, Golden Ratio Management, introduced his demos to Skrillex. Impressed by the tracks, Skrillex personally reached out to sign his future EP. In October 2012, Jeff unveiled his "Days to Come" EP on Skrillex's OWSLA imprint, achieving remarkable success with a #2 position on the US iTunes Dance Charts and a #1 ranking on Beatport.

As Jeff's star continued to rise, he garnered support from revered DJs such as Above & Beyond, Armin van Buuren, and Gareth Emery. He embarked on a journey of headlining venues across the United States, including Avalon Hollywood and Webster Hall New York City. Major festivals like SXSW, Ultra Music Festival, Electric Daisy Carnival in New York, Global Dance Festival, and Camp Bisco all welcomed his electrifying performances.

Throughout his journey, Jeff treated fans to exceptional releases like "Fevers" and "Serpent of Old," two new singles for OWSLA. He also ventured into official remixes, including Röyksopp's "Running to the Sea."

In 2013, Seven Lions joined Porter Robinson's Circle Assembly tour as the main support, further cementing his status as an electronic music powerhouse. Collaborations with Myon & Shane 54 and Tove Lo led to the creation of "Strangers," featured on the Mortal Instruments: City of Bones OST.

In April 2014, Jeff released the "Worlds Apart" EP on Casablanca Records, featuring tracks like "Don't Leave" with Ellie Goulding and "Worlds Apart" with Kerli. This release showcased a diverse range of genres, including trance, dubstep, bass music, and electro, all while emphasizing songwriting over pure dance-floor aggression.

Seven Lions continues to inspire and enchant listeners with his groundbreaking productions, pushing the boundaries of electronic music and captivating audiences worldwide.

Releases[]

2022[]

2021[]

2020[]

TITLE ARTIST LABEL DATE
Excision & Wooli - Evolution EP (The Remixes) ▪ Evolution EP
The Remixes
Excision & Wooli Excision Music August 18
▪ Another Me
MUST DIE! Remix
Excision & Wooli & Seven Lions feat. Dylan Matthew " "
▪ Another Me
Whales Remix
Excision & Wooli & Seven Lions feat. Dylan Matthew " "

2019[]

2018[]

2017[]

2016[]

2015[]

TITLE ARTIST LABEL DATE
Days to Come ft. Fiora
Au5 & IYFFE Remix
Seven Lions OWSLA March 4
Seven Lions - Days to Come Days To Come EP Seven Lions OWSLA March 4
▪ Days to Come (ft. Fiora)
Seven Lions " "
▪ The Truth
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▪ Fractals
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▪ She Was
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2014[]

TITLE ARTIST LABEL DATE
Seven Lions - Worlds Apart Worlds Apart Seven Lions Casablanca Records March 4
▪ Don't Leave
Seven Lions, Ellie Goulding " "
▪ Worlds Apart
Seven Lions, Kerli " "
▪ Nepenthe
Seven Lions " "
▪ Strangers
Seven Lions, Myon & Shane 54, Tove Lo " "
▪ Keep It Close
Seven Lions, Kerli " "

2013[]

2012[]

TITLE ARTIST LABEL DATE
Seven Lions - Polarize EP Polarize EP Seven Lions Viper Recordings April 23
▪ Below Us feat. Shaz Sparks
Seven Lions " "
▪ Polarized feat. Shaz Sparks
Extended DJ Edit
Seven Lions " "
▪ Below Us feat. Shaz Sparks
Smooth Remix
Seven Lions " "
▪ Tyven
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▪ Polarized feat. Shaz Sparks
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▪ Isis
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Sets[]

Upcoming/Unreleased Music[]

TITLE ARTIST LABEL DATE
Embrace Reanimated Kill The Noise Ophelia August 12
Kill The Noise, Seven Lions, Julia Ross " "
Kill The Noise, Seven Lions, Julia Ross " "
  • Without You (Quannum Logic Remix)
Kill The Noise, Seven Lions, Julia Ross " "
Beyond The Veil (Remixes) Seven Lions Ophelia March 31
  • Stop Thinking (feat. Lights) (MitiS Remix)
Seven Lions " "
  • Call On Me (feat. Vancouver Sleep Clinic) (Au5 Remix)
Seven Lions " "
  • Between (feat. Eli Teplin) (Trivecta Remix)
Seven Lions " "
Seven Lions " "
  • Stop Thinking (feat. Lights) (STAR SEED Remix)
Seven Lions " "
Seven Lions " "
  • Every Time (feat. So Below) (Kompany Remix)
Seven Lions " "
  • Someday (REMNANT.exe Remix)
Seven Lions " "
  • Falling Fast (feat. GG Magree) (Oddly Godly Remix)
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