DJs and Producers
Keyframe-Entertainment has worked with a vast array of producers and DJs over the years. Here is a list of DJs Keyframe has collaborated with or booked directly:
With Psychedelic Future Bass, deep organic Dubstep and live instrumentation, Dissølv brings its listeners into a state of awareness that will reignite their ancestral roots of dance, ultimately dissolving the mind, body and ego. Dissølv has been on an ever-evolving sonic journey since 2010, with early origins as a live electronic band opening for world-class artists like Shpongle and Infected Mushroom.
He most recently performed at Wormhole Wednesday and the 2015 Cosmic Convergence Festival.
JB DeVries, better known by his stage name MetaTek, is an American DJ and Producer living in San Francisco. Of Dutch origin, MetaTek is formerly known as The Quadrobe. A true innovator, he explores a deep range of textures within the complexities of Techno. Influenced by progressive and psychedelic sounds, his music commands pulsating beats, driving melodies, and rhythms that invite listeners to become one in the moment. His unique tracks, remixes, and DJ sets convey futuristic and charged soundscapes, creating positive energy through intention, focus and dance-driven experiences.
MetaTek has performed at the Transahara Festival in Morocco and a multitude of Bay Area, Los Angeles and Seattle events. As a longstanding member of Burning Man’s Opulent Temple, he has performed alongside artists such as Carl Cox, Christopher Lawrence, and The Crystal Method.
Currently, MetaTek has a large number of tracks in development, including the next 2-track release “Playa EP” recently signed to France’s ODN Records. ODN has a long history of solid techno releases with talents like Elmute, Riktam & Bansi, and The Weekend Heroes among their ranks. In 2015, MetaTek also released his track “Kazurakus” with the EMA-Global music label, an organization dedicated to being the “Sound of Change” in the world by organizing around issues important to the dance community. Activated and ready, MetaTek is currently taking his sound to dance events around the world.
For booking and licensing enquiries, please email Natacha .at. keyframe-entertainment.com.
The Wisdom of Shankara (Brendan Evans and Elijah Wilson-Kelly) is an electronic music duo from Lyttelton, New Zealand on an exploration through the musical galaxy to discover the possibilities of sound. Collecting inspiration from the farthest reaches of the globe and condensing them into sonic vibrations and evolving entities, expect to hear a wide range of genres rolled together with hypnotic bass lines, ethnic melodies, deep tribal energy and psychedelic dub effects.
Keyframe-Entertainment released The Wisdom of Shankara “Doors to the Digital Dimension” album in January 2015.
View their Facebook page here.
Zenotope is the experimental future bass musical project of producer Zaak Kerstetter. Zenotope teaches Ableton Live at Pyramind, a music production school located in San Francisco. Zenotope focuses on building diverse soundscapes that envelop the listener in a multilayered realm by interweaving elements of glitch, ambient, downtempo, and bass with doses of classical, sci-fi, and surrealist influences. When Zenotope creates, he channels musical concepts that immerse listeners in emotion. Founded in 2011, Zenotope has evolved to include a wide array of collaborators. In 2012, Zenotope released the 5-song debut album titled “Maisma,” which scales from avant-garde compositions to rhythmic-driven dance tracks.
Most recently, Zenotope completed and self-released a full length album entitled “Eko” with Turkish producer Devo Bekin; driven to work together by mutual admiration for each other’s work and an ambition to create original music that provokes the listener to think about music in new ways. All the songs on “Eko” were produced through long distance online collaboration. Tragically, Devo passed away in December of 2013. “Eko” was released in March 2014 in honor of his memory.
Currently Zenotope is working on new songs and remixes with the intention of bringing a multi-faceted Transformational live show to festivals all over the West Coast and beyond.
View his Facebook page here.
From the originator of South African bands Euphoric Phase, Jungabeez and Zwalaka, the now London-based Wiggzaro brings the next installment of his trademark fusion sound of uplifting World tribal live electronic dance music with his debut solo album, “Emerge into the Light.”
Wiggzaro’s “Emerge into the Light” album and show is a dance music production that takes listeners on a journey through different landscapes, cultural influences and textures of sonic compositions that sees a fusion between live performance (guitars, vocals, percussion & flutes) with electronic dance music. Drawing from different aspects of world music, fused with modern house and trance music trends, this project is in essence guitar-driven dance music that is augmented with positive, uplifting and consciously minded lyrics.
After spending many years out of the music performance scene working as a professional music producer recording and mix engineer, Wiggzaro has re-emerged out of his creative lair with his new album reigniting his artistic career. Having an ingrained passion for live performance and with an eclectic mix of cultural influence, Wiggzaro is equally at home at yoga, ecstatic dance and alternative spiritually-oriented festivals as is he at electronic and psychedelic dance music, world music and mainstream music festivals.
Wiggzaro has kicked off the release of his new project by performing at festivals such as Sunrise, London Mind Body Spirit, Festival of Life, Into the Wild, Actif Aum, Gaunts Summer Gathering, TLC Unity Gathering, Earthdance, Tribal Earth, Rawfest, Pulse and Waveform. He has also performed at many of London’s underground conscious dance scene events such as WeAreOne, One Love Tribal Gathering, The Big Bang, Onespirit and HeavenOnEarth, and has had featured appearances at London venues such as The Union Chapel, Passing Clouds, Inspiral Lounge, Proud Camden, Mother Live,Camden Rock and the Roadhouse, to name a few.
As an already accomplished music producer, recording and mix engineer, Wiggzaro has in the process of completing this project, acquired and developed his skills in graphic design, doing his own album cover, posters and other promotional media as well as video editing while developing a series of promotional videos for his YouTube channel. All music, production, programming, mixing and mastering by Wiggzaro. Guest appearances by Tora Koike (congas, bongos and vocals), Kholeho Mosala (vocals), Plamina (vocals), Avi Esther (vocals), Kirat Randhawa (Vocals), Natty Natstar( Vocals), Jane Gaia (Shamanic Drum), Kanto Quena (Peruvian flutes), Lama Tashi Bapu (Tibetan chant), !Gubi (San bushmen story and mouthbow), Tony White (Digeridoo) Released independently on Wiggzaro’s Junga Music label.
Trunkate is a Psydub / Psychill DJ from Israel with a background in sound engineering and music production.
About 15 years ago, Trunkate instantly fell in love with Electronic Music. Mainly influenced by Goa trance, he drew inspiration from artists like X-Dream, Total Eclipse, and Deedrah, to name a few. While Downtempo, Ambient & Dub elements have been featured in his work from the start, they’ve become a major part of his main style in the last 5 years, fueled by artists like OTT, Shpongle and Bluetech.
Trunkate’s love of Dub and Reggae, as well as blending a variety of styles to create diverse tracks is apparent in his work; notably mixing old Goa style with new step style, in combination with acoustic instruments. Alternating between glitchy intensity and chill vibes, Trunkate takes audiences to otherwordly rides and intends to keep creating music that will inspire audiences around the world. In the future, Trunkate plans to experiment with ethnic music, Dubstep, and Glitch.
Trunkate is currently working on live sets, as well as his second project under the name Sybins along with Tuval Shiloah.
Visit his Soundcloud.
With sixteen years of music production and DJ experience, a stellar list of club appearances, countless original productions including a full-length album, Jason has emerged as one of the most respected and talented artists in the San Francisco Dance Music scene. Jason grew his musical roots in Philadelphia, PA, where his band The Mariner Nine exploded onto the Indie music scene with over 90 songs recorded and two national tours spanning seven years. In 1997, a keen interest in studio production led to the opening of Miner Street Studios, a fully equipped analog studio that remains amongst the best in the Philadelphia area. Once introduced to the urban sounds of Drum & Bass, Jason followed his love of the beat to San Francisco in 1999 and began DJing that same year. Exposed to the many genres of electronic music, Jason soon made a deep connection with Progressive House, Techno and Trance. He distinguished himself from the crowded DJ scene by founding SDR Productions, intent on providing solid underground dance experiences for those seeking an alternative to the mainstream club scene. But Jason hasn’t stopped there. In the short time since the release of the album, Jason resumed djing on the national circuit and has shared the decks with artists such as Armin Van Buuren, Sander Van Doorn, DJ Lange, Cosmic Gate, Blank & Jones, John 00 Flemming, Taj, Flash Brothers and Pole Folder. He’s appeared at the 2006 Ultra Music Festival and Miami’s Winter Music Conference 2007. He also played the first Vegas Music Conference in 2006, is an integral member of the Coda SF Dance Music Collective and continues to be a key player at all the major clubs in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Check out his Facebook page here.
Harnessing the Rational to Illuminate the Transcendental
From an unrelenting curiosity to fuse the magic of high-end psychedelic trance with the versatile bass grooves of nu-skool breaks, Hedflux has developed a distinctive hybrid sound characterized by laser-precision engineering, liquid-tight grooves and a visceral, rampaging energy. Best described as psychedelic tech-funk:
Psychedelic // “Soul Manifesting”
Tech // “Technical”
Funk // “Funky”
Derek has dedicated himself to bringing the raw emotional power of melodic dance music to dance floors and headphones worldwide. His music has taken him from the San Francisco Bay Area to Tokyo to Black Rock City and beyond, through DJ appearances and crafting cutting edge melodic dance sounds in original studio productions, remixes, and collaborations such as BluDream, Panic, and Aureal. Derek Ryan tracks have been rocking clubs worldwide in the crates of DJs such as Markus Schulz, Kaeno, Giuseppe Ottaviani, M.I.K.E, Suzy Solar, Mike Koglin, Above & Beyond, Tempo Giusto, Imag’in, Steve Anderson and more, and have been played on top radioshows/podcasts including Trance Around The World, Global Sound System, Global DJ Broadcast, SAME, Amadeus, In Love For Trance. Between rave-reviewed productions and live DJ sets described as “blissfully rippin”, Derek continues to live true to his motto of delivering driving melodic beats to the masses.
Check out his Facebook page here.
Jeff is a San Francisco based DJ bumping the various tek flavors of dance music.
His music is defined by clean beats and poly rhythms, driving basslines, and funky, bleepy, computer glitch goodness all governed by a minimalist aesthetic that’s prone to wandering into full throttle madness at the drop of a hat.
Check out his Facebook page here.
Marija Dunn has been firing up dance floors from Europe, to South Africa and the U.S. She was born in Belgrade Serbia, and grew up during the electronic music boom happening there in late nineties. She moved to Phoenix Arizona in 2000, where she achieved a notable Dj career, that opened the doors for her to travel and perform at some of the most fashionable night clubs around the world, including “VIP Room” in Paris France, and a 40 day DJ residence at “St. Yves” in Camps Bay, S. Africa during World Cup. Some of her more significant residences during her life in Arizona include, Mondrian Hotel, Cin-Cin Afterhours, Acua Supperclub and Crown Room. In 2011 she moved to San Francisco, California, where she shortly after became a resident DJ at club Vessel. Her energy and ability to light up any dance floor has been earning her respect on the extensive electronic and house music scene in San Francisco. Since moving to SF she has become one of the staple Dj’s in the SF scene.
CAPTAIN HOOK the world famous project by Reshef Harari from Israel. Well-known as being half of the progressive trance duo Quantize as well as for his techno project SHEFF.
After the release of his CH debut album in late 2011 on Iboga Records, Reshef has been demanded by every big festival on the planet ranging from XXXperience, Tribe, Universo Paralello, Playground, and Atmosphere in South America to Burning Man and Symbiosis in the USA as well as some of the biggest productions from Europe, such as Sonica, Antaris and Hadra, where Quantize have played their unique fusion between psychedelic progressive trance and techno music. For a while now, Reshef has been releasing techno tracks on his own with his project Sheff, with tunes heavily supported by key players like Umek, Erphun, and Perfect Stranger. Now the time has come for a solo exploration of the progressive side of psychedelic trance with the new project Captain Hook, phatter than ever basslines, electrified rhythm, and sounds that work like dynamite. Things are looking very interesting for the coming years.
They say DJs are a “dime a dozen”. If that’s true, then Dragn’fly is worth a million. With jedi-like mixing skills and a sweetly stocked cross-genre arsinal of tunage, Dragn’fly has gained an international recognition for her ability to turn just about any dancefloor into a sea of flailing appendages. Since her debut in 1998, she’s played over 1,500 events nationwide as well as in Mexico, Germany and Brazil and with no end in site, it’s just a matter of time before world dancefloor domination commences. If you see the name Dragn’fly on a lineup at party near you, then you can rest assured, you’re in for a treat!
Visit her Facebook page here.
San Francisco based DJ Dutch has been dropping the phat beats since 1989. A core member of Opulent Temple and bay area party promoter extraordinaire to boot. His musical interests are unique and interesting, but he keeps it in the pocket. Very clever mixes with a phenomenal control of the power and mood within his mix. He has played alongside some notable performers & DJs including; Carl Cox, Simon Posford, Infected Mushroom, Christopher Lawrence, Dj Dan, Donald Glaude, The Orb, Rabbit in the Moon, Dylan Rhymes, Elite Force, Seb Fontaine, The Scumfrog, Sharam, Tim Healey, Ali B, Armin Van Buuren, Meat Katie, etc. etc. etc. Really, after 20 years rocking out in his favorite city in America he has been able to do some incredible things. Dutch has performed across the USA, Canada, Central America, east to London and west to Hawaii.
Check out his Facebook page here.
Mystik is the sound production project and DJ persona of veteran recording artist Peter Loomis. Now living in San Francisco, Peter has been producing and performing all-original dance tracks and remixes since the year 2000. Current recording projects are focused on progressive house, tech house, electro house, techno, psychedelic trance, deep house, downtempo electronica and cinematic concept pieces. Starting out as a house, techno & progressive DJ in New York, Mystik progressed into dance production when he moved West to live in San Francisco, CA and began a project called THE LOOMII with his brother and long-time musical partner Dave (aka Luminate). The Loomii has been releasing singles on Geomagnetic and gathering steam towards it’s debut album release. The brothers are renaming the project MYSTIK LUMINATE for their album and future releases, giving expression to each contributors’ musical identities. Mystik is also a resident DJ with Radio Explore, an online radio station based out of San Francisco. He performs regularly on “Live Thursdays” a live online broadcast that occurs from 6 PM – 11 PM PST every other Thursday evening. For more information check out: RadioExplore.org, and visit his Facebook page here.
Colorful founder of the much-loved Bay Area dance collective, Friends and Family, Ethan has been making dance floors sweat since 1993. Known early in his career for hard Acid and Techno sets, the years since have revealed a taste for Breaks, House, Tech House, Deep House, and of course Techno of all flavors. While currently turning up at Distrikt, BrassTax, Strategik, SWAG, MotorCityJam, Prohibition, Opel, and other Bay Area underground events, Ethan has also held residencies at MAD Mondays, RhythmMethod, Delve, and of course Friends and Family. Reaching way back you would have found him holding it down at some of SF’s now legendary raves including The Gathering, Vision, Basics and more.
See his Facebook page here.
With his roots firmly planted in house and progressive music, Floorcraft’s eclectic style of bangin’ tech house, techno, electro, prog and the like, has been infecting dancefloors in San Francisco and beyond for the past 16 years. He isn’t defined by any trends or conformity, but merely by his passion for electronic dance music and the powerful connection it creates.. This was clearly evident at 2008’s SF LoveFest, where he hosted his very own float, one that celebrated the electronic dance music culture as well as promoting a very important cause, in this case, organ donation. Floorcraft’s passion and talent for the music goes beyond just the dj booth. As one half of production duo Panic, he has dabbled in the production side of dance music, producing a handful of tracks. Looking ahead, he plans on immersing himself even deeper in the studio, so stay tuned! Aside from various parties and events around town, you can catch Floorcraft’s infectious grooves at the popular Freeform vs. Dubalicious, every 2nd Saturday at Shine, the party he co-founded 8 years ago.
Check out his Facebook page here.
Hil Huerta was introduced to club music in the early 80’s by his cousin, Eddie Garcia (aka Eddie Def). He began DJing on a set of used decks when he was 11 years old. By 1986, while still in middle school, Hil had begun throwing and promoting parties, playing a mix of freestyle, hip hop, and early house music. Hil’s drive and love of dance music has not abated. Now one of the Bay Area’s top promoters and still a top-notch DJ, Hil is know for his eclectic house music sets, ranging from funky cuts to electro-fueled tech house to progressive grooves. In his continuing quest to keep the crowd moving, Hil divides his time between DJing, running a successful promotions company, and work in the studio. Check out his Facebook page here.
Once upon a time in the far Northwestern part of Russia, a cosmic spiritual essence incarnated in a human form known as Alex Xipil. At an early age, he fell in love with electronic sounds which later progressed into a passion for techno music. Subsequently life’s path led him to the U.S., where he was introduced to the psychedelic trance which immediately shared a place in his heart with techno. He started playing both styles of music at parties.. The spectrum of his musical passion for the proper techno could be described as a blend of analog, vibrant sounds inspired by Detroit techno merging with deep, energetic bass line influenced by German techno and a touch of mind-tickling, futuristic psychedelic sounds taking you on an acoustical journey.
Listen to Techno Mix here.
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Keyframe is also the Music Curator for Reality Sandwich’s Electronic Music section, Evolver EDM. In addition to music posts, Keyframe curates DJ interviews, artist projects and album reviews. For more info, visit the Evolver EDM page.