Ilija’s been leading force on the underground disco and house scene for the past 15 years, in both production as well as a clever and eclectic discjockey. Bringing together his love for pure analog sound without compromises and boogie, his disco maxi singles indeed do sound like a blast from the Prelude, West End or late Salsoul past.
In the studio, he collaborated with some of the following top-notch artists: Random Factor ( Carl Finlow ), Greg Wilson, Faze Action, Chaz Jankel , L.S.B., The Revenge , Escort Band , Leroy Burgess , Mark E , Spirit Catcher, Rhythm Based Lovers , Stevie Kotey ( Chicken Lips ) , Tim Fuller , Boyd H. Jarvis , Ignition The Band , The Brand New Heavies , Charles Webster ( Presence ) , Arnold Jarvis , Robert Owens , Ron Trent , Don Carlos to name a Few.
Ilija’s discography runs deep,with more than 70 Vinyl releases around the globe on various labels such as Rong Music, Bear Funk , 2020 Vision, Electric Minds, Jisco Music / UTS , Instruments Of Rapture , Is It Balearic , Red Music Records , Compost Record , Wolf Music , Imogen Recordings , Tirk , Love Is War Music , ISM , Azuli or Defected / Classic Music Company .
After The Reveal released on Bearfunk Records – 2011 , Ilija’s first album, 2015 was exciting year as his 2nd studio album True Colours – was released 02.03.2015 via U.K. label – Is It Balearic Recordings home of Prins Thomas, Todd Terje , Don Carlos etc…
After running Red Music for 10 years , Ilija launched Imogen Recordings in 2015 – where artists : Charles Webster ( Presence ) , Ilan Kabiljo, Robert Owens , Darshan Jesrani , Dos Palos ( Faze Action ) or The Brand New Heavies are collaborating with Ilija on original music , aimed for audience with very sophisticated sense of quality.
Ilija Rudman Pres.Andre Espeut – Tears To Sound – incl. ( Ron Trent Mix ) – Nu Northern Soul / 12” – February,2018
Ilija Rudman Feat.Andre Espeut – Motions – incl. ( Don Carlos Mix ) – Is It Balearic Recordings / 12” – March,2018
Ilija Rudman – Paradigma Lp – ( 3rd studio Album ) – Imogen Recordings / 12” – April,2018