A collector of vinyl since 1988, Brian Salyer, also known as Dingo8 is a purveyor of all things funky for the dance floor. As part of the Restart House Music crew, Brian has planted house music’s flag in Columbus, Ohio.
Coma Coz’s story is short and sweet. Only having joined the world of electronic music a few years ago and only bringing his crowds his own taste of house music recently.
After destroying every thrift store turntable his weekly allowance could afford, little boy foi decided that it was time to grow. Add fifteen years, a beard, and a collection of vinyl records that can keep a chiropractor in business then you have what the world knows as foi oi oi.
Lower Frequency is the brain child of Michael Amerine and serves as both an ethos and an alias. Lower Frequency alludes to the music Michael plays: deep and dark yet cerebral, underground, and very bassline driven.
While stationed in Germany during her service with the Armed Forces, she first discovered House in the local clubs around town and instantly fell in love. The experience made so big of an impression on her, that when she returned to America and found DJs playing less and less of the style she liked, she decided to just start spinning it herself.
Aaron Beckett’s thought-provoking style, makes people on the dance floor move their bodies, as well as their minds. With over ten years of experience, he is one of the most in-demand DJs in the scene.
Jordan Reid professionally known as “BBX” is an entertainer that has gone forward to claim victories in the 2014 Ohio Beat Box Battle, Multiple talent shows, the 2014 Ohio Hip Hop Expo battle of the beats and high placement in the 2014 and 2015 Midwest Beat-Box Battles as well as the 2015 Ohio Beatbox Battle, and more.
A master of setting the mood, he has made his rounds through the midwest playing along some of the best in Columbus, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Chicago, Detroit, and now in his new home of Milwaukee.
Drawing from the ethos of some of the great electronic musicians of the world, Ill Atmospherics performs using percussion, synthesizers, samplers, electronic technology, and the undeniable power of live drums.
Exploring bass-heavy sounds from multiple arenas, Parrish’s sets can always be relied upon to deliver to the dance floor.
Mike Poe began forming his musical interests at an early age. He was fascinated by the use of electronic instruments in modern music and began listening to progressive rock groups such as Emerson, Lake and Palmer and Rick Wakeman in the 70’s. It was his mother who introduced him to the experimental electronic tones of Brian Eno and Kraftwerk.
Ryan Moya, aka Lights Out, is a downtempo, jungle, and drum & bass DJ and producer with of over 15 years behind the decks.
Jack Sheets, also known as Shapeshifter or currently Mister Shifter, has played an integral role in the United States electronic music scene for over 15 years. As a burgeoning DJ during the earliest days of jungle and drum & bass, he was brought up in a golden era which helped shape his identity as an artist for the years to come.
15 year Drum + Bass DJ and 10 year promoter, Cleveland native Secret Sauce has hosted weeklies, monthlies, and co-lab one offs for the love of music, the culture and the lovely state of Ohio. A slick use of futuristic beats, booming bass and milky melodies set this DJ apart from the rest.
A respected purveyor of ragga sounds, What the Bleep’s pseudonym depicts the character behind the music as unconventional and undefinable. He defies stereotypes and assumed cultural contexts, maintains no blind allegiances to genres or scene players, and is known to follow his own path.