Heavily influenced by Giorgio Moroder, Prince, and 80s New Wave, Saladin is an EDM DJ/producer based in Chicago. His work ranges from hard-driven, dark techno and deep progressive to big room electro and future house.
Since his debut release, Saladin (pronounced Sah-lay-din) has been tearing apart dance floors from his hometown, Chicago, through the rest of the globe. It is safe to say that Saladin’s career has been growing at a rapid pace with over 40 releases alone in 2017, featured on prestigious labels including: Peak Hour Music, Play Records, Phunk Junk Records and many more.
Saladin has gained and earned the support of industry tastemakers such as Paul Van Dyk, Don Diablo, DJ BL3ND, Ummet Ozcan, Knife Party and D.O.D. to name a few and has climbed its way up Beatport charts multiple times.
Making his name known at a hypersonic pace, the trendsetter from the underground has made his way out from the shadows to create music that resonates with those who have developed underground club sensibilities and are eager to get the party raging. Beyond the ability to curate hypnotic music, Saladin has maintained the ability to infatuate and connect to his crowds as they continue to expand and become more diverse over the years. Having already made his mark sparking noise in the music world through appearances on the Billboard, Beatport and Traxsource charts, Saladin knows that his journey is in his own hands and is the Electronica man to watch in 2018. Working on major projects with vocals including: Christina Novelli, MC Flipside, Eia and Milana May, to name a few.
When in the studio, he takes his influences of Prince and 80’s New Wave sound and emerges them into futuristic, electronic and melodic masterpieces spanning all Electronic Dance Music genres that range from Tech House and Deep House, spanning to Bass heavy genres that truly show his versabilty.
For those traveling to or in the Windy City, keep an eye out for the catalytic power within one of Saladin’s performances at some of the most prestigious nightclubs. It’s all or nothing for Saladin moving forward and if you’re a fan of fellow Producers/DJs such as Steve Aoki, Getter, Kayzo, NGHTMRE and Boombox Cartel, then it is time to check out Saladin with his buckets loads of stunning releases. It is safe to say that Saladin is set to rein the Dance music ladder for the foreseeable future.
Selected discography Saladin
Eia - Yesterday (Saladin & Nexus Anthem Mix)
Saladin - Look At Me
Saladin ft. Christina Novelli - Let It Go
Saladin - A Love So Deep
Saladin - Noize
Saladin - Feel My Bass EP