Line-up /Johnny Fiasco (Viva, OM Records - Chicago)
Ooonst, Frisco Disco
Deep Technique has now defined itself as the go-to destination every
second Thursday of the month for members and aficionados of San Francisco's dance music community. As we continue to place our focus on quality deep house and techno we are excited to bring yet another Chicago house legend by the name of Johnny Fiasco. Come join us on December 8th for a evening of outstanding house music and good vibes.
Johnny Fiasco Bio:
In an industry where one strives to earn respect as a DJ, not many claim mastering the art of both producing and as a DJ. Fiasco has based his entire life cultivating his Chicago skills and has performed in every major city in the world, showing exactly how to push the envelope and take his listeners thru a journey of intense peaks and lush valleys and dissolves any belief that he is a “studio only” producer. Merging the two forms has been his passion and his life. Over the past twenty years, Johnny Fiasco has become a legend and recognized as a true pioneer in of Chicago's house scene. This impressive producer and remixer logs 150k plus frequent-ﬂyer miles a year spinning at clubs and special events globally, from Seattle to Istanbul, including every major city in US. His remarkable sound can gracefully combine soulful electronic sounds, tech vibes, fundamental house, disco, and pure funk. Fiasco’s beginnings can be found at Chicago’s Shelter, pushing the boundaries as one of the pioneers of Chicago house music side by side Mark Farina at Smartbar, Lizard Lounge and the infamous Club Naked. Since then Fiasco continues to DJ, produce and remix his one true love—house.
Today, Fiasco is one of house music’s top producers and remixers. Fiasco’s "Things that go bump in the night" is currently one of Om Records best selling singles to date. Additionally, Johnny’s remixes of Soulstice "Lovely" to Kaskade's "Meditation to the Groove" and now Bassnectar's "Yo" Remix have become an integral part of the Om Records unique sound. Other remixes have included work with Kaskade, Owl City, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, KD Lang and Bob Sinclair. Billboard Credits Johnny Fiasco’s - Samantha James "Rise" #1 chart position and Beatport’s #1 download in December of 2006. Remarkably, Fiasco's vast remix catalogue includes pop icons such as Gloria Estefan, KD Lang, Michelle Indegeochelo, and Donna Blakely. In 2003, one of his remixes was #1 Billboard® chart-topping dance ﬂoor rework of Justin Timberlake's smash single "Cry Me A River."
Without a doubt a Fiasco record can always be found in the hands of DJs worldwide.
Johnny Fiasco's ‘Klassik Fiasco’ imprint was founded in 2005, bringin' back a selection of tracks from 1997, sonically restored for 2008, revamped and released for the first time digitally featuring guest remixes from Audiojack, Santiago & Bushido, Iz, Kink, Jonn Hawley and many more. Check out a list of Klassik releases on the Klassik Fiasco Page above.
Current side projects also include cutting edge sound design, music licensing for brands such as Budweiser, Marlboro, and MTV. If that weren’t enough, this king of masterings’ list of credits runs deep with labels like Lets Pet Puppies, Rousoul, Loveslap, Digital Disco, Neighborhood House Watch, and most recently Santiago & Bushido’s Beatport number one track ‘For What’ on Potty Mouth.