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Traveling from Detroit, we have International Producers/DJs on this edition, each with something special to bring to the tables and no stranger to the dance floors.
~ DJDSwin ~
Detroit's DJ DSwin is hammering the audience with music whose pulse has the force of a freight train and more hooks than a fishing derby. Applying his talent to the sweet, smooth grooves of R&B and the dance mastery of house and hip-hop, DJ DSwin is a talent whose presence is bound to make the music industry take notice. His music fills the room and his personality captivates the listener with wicked vocal stylings.
DJ DSwin has opened for 112, Puff Daddy, R. Kelly, Eve, Chingy, DJ Paris and the Black FU, Travis Tritt, RevRightTime and others. Gigs for "DJ DSwin" include the World Electronic Music Fest in Toronto, the Detroit Electronic Music Fest and a Prince album release party. He's received a certificate from TopJox.com and is at work on his new EP "Back With a Vengeance." DJ DSwin is working with A&R Select, the leading indie A&R firm in Hollywood, CA.
- On It Records, Australia
~ Ray7 ~
M.I.A, Raphael Merriweathers Jr., The Beat Mechanic, The Unknown Soldier Raphael discovered electronic drum programming. Finally being fed up with Top 40 gigs, Raphael joined Underground Resistance in 1998.
As M.I.A. he released "Schoolcraft Bump" and began performing with Underground Resistance's Chaos band. Raphael now records as Ray 7 and splits his time working on productions for Underground Resistance, session work on Mainor's new electronic soul band Renaissance and his new imprint R.P.D.radio play Detroit More Aliases: 051, M.I.A, Ray 7, The Beat Mechanic, The Unknown Soldier In Groups: 365 Black, Blak Presidents, Dark Unknown, Galaxy 2 Galaxy, Los Hermanos, Members Of The House, The Tek Brothers, Timeline (2), Underground Resistance, Unit 2 Variations: Viewing All | Raphael Merriweathers Jr.
Cryovac Recordings: https://www.discogs.com/Ray-7-Andy-Garcia-The-Odd-Couple-EP/master/1346171
- Cryovac Recordings
- Dirt Tech Rek
~ J Shaw ~
Detroit based artist Jeremiah Shaw, known as J Shaw Electro or SpaceDrifter3000, has been an up and coming artist influenced by some 80s, 90s and early 2000s Detroit Electro. He first signed with international band AnTiZeRo in 2008 and is still with the collective. He later went to release on Militant Science Records in 2010. As a child in the late 90s, he was influenced by early music of Aux88, Detrechno, Drexciya, Dopplereffekt and other Detroit Artist, hearing them on back then was known as 96.3FM. Receiving other advise while in Submerge Studios and other heavy hitter artist such as K1, Detroit In Effect, DJ Stingray, B. Calloway, Body Mechanic, The Butcher & DJRoach and a few others, he is honing his skills to be the next Mammoth in the Electro world.
Shaw has performed, internationally, in Dominican Republic and other countries. Releasing his own first Vinyl, in 2018 "J Shaw: Destination Space", he looks to make a huge dent of impact in the scene and amongst his peers, with other projects coming in 2018 & 2019. We're awaiting to see what his future withholds.
- BANDCAMP: https://tec-troit.bandcamp.com/album/j-shaw
- DISCOGS: https://www.discogs.com/artist/2584318-Jeremiah-Shaw
- SOUNDCLOUD: https://soundcloud.com/spacedrifter3000
- Militant Science Records
- Aztlan Records: https://www.discogs.com/Various-La-Voz-De-Los-Sin-Voz/release/4154552
- AnTiZeRo: https://www.discogs.com/Various-AZ-Sight/release/5193464
- Detroit Deep Sessions
~ DJ Disc ~
DJ Disc, in charge of the Detroit Deep Sessions project, With the help of a group of DJs in Detroit, Iaims to set a stage & give exposure and promote electronic music our Guys & Dolls spin (Deep House &Techno) in the city of Detroit and play a role in sparking Detroit’s renaissance and all over the world. DJ Disc is no stranger when it comes to banging on T1200s and he also has latest releases on Cryovac Recordings. Warm hearted and humble, he reaches into your groove to make you move.
- Detroit Deep Session
- Cryovac Recordings: https://www.discogs.com/Various-The-Broke-Lighter-EP/release/11998964
~ DJ Roach ~
DJ Roach is from Southwest Detroit’s Latino community. Born in the 70’s- he always had an ear for music that was influenced by his father, a musician in a band “Conjunto Y Los Magnificos Siete”. Roach began DJing in the late 80’s with his brother at local events in his neighborhood. Inspired by Jeff Mills, aka the Wizard- it was then he knew the musical direction he wanted to pursue. Roach is an all vinyl DJ with skills second to none, playing Detroit techno, electro, house, and acid tunes to keep the crowd moving and wanting more.
Roach is the founder of Tec-Troit Electronic Music festival which was held the 3rd weekend of June. This is a free event that featured local talent only, held in Downtown Detroit. With the support & guidance of Mad Mike Banks, Underground Resistance & Submerge, DJ Roach launched his all vinyl record label in April 2013- Nuestro Futuro Records. Roach’s first EP dropped in November 2013 and "Timeless EP" in 2015 and NFR 3rd EP "Signals" will be out January 2018. Dj Roach- Nuestro Futuro Records / Tec-Troit / DAA Dj Roach 313 NF also has releases on Soiree Records International, Cryovac Records and Detroit Artist Agency Compilation and a member of NF-2 live. Performed internationally, he knows his way around turntablism and has battled with the best in his day.
- Nuestro Futuro Records
- Cryovac Recordings
- Underground Resistance