Kevin Alves was originally from Chicago but moved to Denver early on in his life and has lived there since. Gift started DJing in 1998 and landed his first DJ gig at the biggest club in Colorado at the time Soma. Gift became the resident DJ for Silver Saturdays at Soma at only the age of 18 and held that residency For 2 years. While at Soma, Gift had the chance to spin in the company of superstar talent such as Sandra Collins, Chris Fortier, Nick Warren, Timo Maas, Jerry Bonham, and a majority of the other DJs from the Balance series.
Kevin luckily had the chance To open for Chris Fortier one evening during his residency at Soma. Chris Fortier listened to Gifts set and decided to call him later and invite him to be in the Balance record pool. Accepting the offer, Gift became the youngest DJ ever to be involved in the Balance record pool! After his residency at Soma and invitation to the Balance record pool, Gifts popularity increased immensely throughout the electronic music scene and clubs in Colorado. He spun at many of Denvers largest and most popular clubs such as Pure, Amsterdam, and The Sanctuary. Throughout the past few years, Gift had the chance to greatly expand his musical comprehension and experience some of the greatest progressive music gems. These opportunities eventually interested him into producing music that would be spun around the world in the same manner that he had spun tunes from other famous dj..s and producers. Shortly after this, interest in producing began; he produced his first release Duration which was signed to Pure Music. Gifts production abilities developed rapidly from then on. He currently has two more releases out now on Vapour Recordings and a single included on Nervine Records new compilation.
His interests in progressive music production and DJing will never diminish and are consistently maturing and expanding as he becomes even more widely involved in the community of professional production. Even today the biggest DJs are playing his tracks in the largest clubs around the world: Sasha, Steve Lawler, John Digweed, Chris Fortier, Kasey Taylor, and Hernan Cattenaeo to name just a few of the DJs. Most recently Gift was signed to one of the most popular record labels Lost Language and remixed a tune originally produced by world-renowned producers Tilt. In addition, Gift currently holds a residency at Denvers club Lotus and is continuously looking to further his production and djing possibilities and spread his music to the community of electronic music enthusiasts. "I Believe music is a gift to us all, and I want to share a (Gift)