Biography of Travis Baron
Inspired by local Seattle Techno jocks back in the late 90's, Travis started throwing one offs and club nights around town winning huge accolades. Those early days helped to define his own sound. Buying vinyl every payday and building an arsenal for over 10 years has paid off big time. Having played alongside techno superfreaks like Kevin Saunderson, Neil Landstrom, Cari Lekebusch, Adam X, Frankie Bones and Woody Mcbride, Travis Baron comes to the decks prepared to slay faces. In 2007 Baron teamed up with Seattle local destroyer M'Chateau to produce the Knightriders Micro Rave Series. Since then Knightriders Inc. has be responsible for producing renowned techno lounge/club nights and the best in underground Seattle Techno entertainment. In an effort to preserve the vinyl format, Travis also produces the NW's premier yearly Vinyl only DJ talent competition "Battle of the Megamix". Other projects include the new KR techno label and "Static Guide", a local zine dedicated to Seattle Culture, Music and Arts. Travis, still to this day, plays 100% vinyl techno sets designed to drop jaws and shake ass. With over a thousand records constantly rotating in and out of his Seattle storage unit you can be sure to experience specially designed and uniquely different sets for every event you find him performing at.