As we begin to arrive at the end of the run for Bassment Sessions, last show will air on May 9th, we bring you a full line up of #qualitytechno artists!
Chris V 9-10
Christopher James 10-11
Bobby Bassett 11-12
Don't miss out on these limited edition shows! Airing 9pm tonight LIVE in the WVUM studios
Chris V is a very intimate and spiritual DJ who has been Mastering his skills since he was 11 years old. As a child, Chris always knew what he wanted to do, become a famous DJ. Influenced by his Uncle Edgar V and Oscar G.
He is gifted with a unique ability to blend new flavors with familiar sounds, creating a vibe that’s addictive to audiences and solidifying his role as music industry tastemaker and fan favorite.
Not only does he play the latest electronic music, he creates his own and provides the crowd at every appearance a new experience that brings them coming back for more.
Intertwining deep house, tech, progressive & techno, Christopher James focuses on creating sets that are filled with moments of reflection as well as creating a desire to get lost on the dance floor.
Growing up in Southern California, Chris was drawn to DJ’s such as Sasha & Digweed, Quivver, James Holden & Nick Warren. And over the next few years Chris developed a lasting interest in house, techno & progressive and began to fine tune his sound and identity. Through a maze of basslines, percussion, eerie stabs & synths, smoothed out atmospherics and twisted vocals his sets take you deep while infusing them with an infectious groove that keeps the journey forever moving and upbeat. Whether he is warming the crowd up, headlining the night or taking everyone deep into the early hours of the morning make no mistake… a journey is what your in for.
In the last few years Chris has performed in cities such as: Denver, Miami, Orlando, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Antonio & Austin. Also having performed recently on the island of Curacao for the 1st Paradise World Festival. In 2012 Chris re-located to Miami, FL and is looking forward to expanding his traveling overseas in 2013.
If you summed up RioTGeaR's style in one word it would be this: Diverse. A passion for deep moving electronic music mixed with the necessity of developing a big room sound has molded their approach to building dance floor energy. With a prominent tribal flavor, their sets weave both uplifting and dark elements together, creating the trademark sound that they have become known for.
For the past 10 years, Andy Pate and Robert Dale (RioTGeaR) have steadily built their reputation as versatile & talented DJs/Producers in Tech House/Techno industry. This notoriety has been fueled not only by their live performances and placing 2nd in Carl Cox’s “Revolution at Space” Remix Contest, but also by the success of both of their weekly radio shows, Mocean District and UMF Radio.
Mocean District, which broadcasts from the platform of the 2010 IDMA's ‘Best Radio Station' (Digitally Imported) is RioTGeaR’s brainchild. To date it has featured artists such as Joris Voorn, Alex Kenji, Umek, Chus, S.O.S., Pleasurekraft, Saeed Younan, Quivver, Daniel Portman, and many more. Also, they are responsible for producing & hosting Ultra Music Festival's "UMF Radio" which airs on Sirius/XM's Electric Area and regularly features artists such as Armin Van Buuren, Datsik, Bloody Beetroots, Markus Schulz, Carl Cox, Sven Vath, and more.