(WARNING...SOME OF THESE SETS WHERE PITCHED DOWN WHEN THEY WHERE DIGITIZED TO MIXCRATE. FOR ORIGINAL RECORDINGS CHECK YOUTUBE) Dj Demigod, referred to as the "godfather" of (west coast) hardcore by Urb magazine, has played at legendary events such as the first Cyberfest, the first Armageddon, the first Opium, and for such mega-promoters as CPU101, Coolworld, Insomniac, Technostate, Go Ventures, Philipsyed, and Chemically Unbalanced. In addition to domestic bookings, Dj Demigod has perfor...Read more
DJ Demigod's Bio
Dj Demigod, referred to as the "godfather" of (west coast) hardcore by Urb magazine, has played at legendary events such as the first Cyberfest, the first Armageddon, the first Opium, and for such mega-promoters as CPU101, Coolworld, Insomniac, Technostate, Go Ventures, Philipsyed, and Chemically Unbalanced. In addition to domestic bookings, Dj Demigod has performed abroad at such world famous events and clubs as the "Bunkor" in Berlin, the world famous "Eurotech 2000" club in London, and the "Number One" in Milan, Italy. Dj Demigod also performed at the world’s largest New Years Rave of 2002, "Rave Olympia" in Switzerland put on by the legendary Goliath Events. Dj Demigod has played in Switzerland, Italy, Canada, Scotland, England, Germany, Ukraine, and Austria.
Dj Demigod's first 12-inch release, "D-Day," hit in 1997 on America's oldest hardcore techno record label, New York's Industrial Strength. The record was heralded by some of the top dj's and magazines in the world. The legendary Dj Slipmat of Slipmat & Lime in Muzik magazine issue #26, proclaimed that the record was "arranged with total originality." Likewise in issue #22 of Dream Magazine, Dj Scott Brown wrote that this record is "3 tracks of extreme dance till you drop hardcore...Ruff Beats collectors should not miss out."
The following year, Dj Demigod formed System Records, which released the first all hardcore techno record on the west coast. Entitled "Seismic Rumble," the record came out in January of 1998 and was followed in 1999 with "Scud Attack" and in 2000 with "Urban Equation."
On video you can catch Dj Demigod on the nationally televised "Freak City T.V." (episodes 1,6,9,11) and the Insomniac/Go Ventures "Together As One" documentary. In print, DJ Demigod can be found in magazines such as Thunder and Insider as well websites such as Groovetech and Thump.
Ever since 1991, Dj Demigod has continued to release mix projects by himself and in collaboration with artists such as Ron D. Core, Rob Gee, Omar Santana, and Lenny Dee. In 2001, Dj Demigod celebrated his 10th mix-tape release entitled "United States of Hardcore Volume III." Projects released include the third volume of the "United States of Hardcore" which debuted at the "Area 51"" massive in S.F.. Also released is a double CD project on N.Y.’s The Music Cartel entitled "Ruff Beats One Step Back." Dj Demigod showcases a megamix on the first CD while Lenny Dee presents a compilation on the second CD. Also in release is "Industrial Fucking Strength 4" on Industrial Strength Records. Dj Demigod has the most tracks on the CD out of all the artists represented.
In 2001, DJ Demigod wrote original beats for the film "From Hell" starring Johnny Depp and Heather Graham and directed by the Hughes Brothers (Dead Presidents, Menace to Society, Book of Eli). The movie debuted at #1 in the USA on Oct 19th.