"Roll The Dynamo sounds very nice & charming" RADIO FM4
Mike Lark (Michal Štofej) better known by his stage name Dynamo, is a Slovak musician and photographer. During 15 years he was a frontman of Slovak popular ska/roots band Hudba z Marsu (Music From Mars). As a singer and a guitarist he has played with his band hundreds of gigs all over Slovakia and Czech Republic. The band has released four albums under three labels including Warner Music and reached thousands of fans. Orchester z Marsu (Orchestra From Mars) - a compilation of songs Mike wrote for the best Slovak and Czech singers was the fifth album he released for home listeners. In October 2011 he stopped concert activity of Hudba z Marsu to devote fully to his new project Dynamo TEAM.
Dynamo TEAM's debut album Slavia was created during Mike's six months stay in Great Britain. He introduced Dynamo as his own music style. Dynamic, dance and optimistic songs are sung by his wife - jewelry maker - lulu. There are also some vocal samples from jazz and rock'n'roll evergreens on Slavia reminding Mike's passion for retro connected with actual modern sound. Slavia is a homemade album finished and mastered in Abbey Road Studios London by world famous music engineer Geoff Pesche. It was released as a digital download, CD and vinyl.
First single Roll The Dynamo was positively acclaimed by several middle European independent radios including big Austrian/German radio FM4. (Roll The Dynamo become one of the most rotated songs during all summer and autumn 2011 on this radio station.) The video shot in Barcelona known also from Dynamo's YouTube channel is now on air on Musiq1 TV and many others.
Two other videos from Slavia were made for the songs OK Let's Go! and We Get High.
Nowadays Mike is presenting Dynamo as a solo performer - DJ/VJ playing his live-acts all around Europe. He played for example in Vienna, in Bratislava at international Electronic Beats Festival as a support of great British band Lamb. He is preparing for the performance at autumn version of the biggest Slovak Pohoda festival and Belgian Glimps festival in Ghent.