Master of the sensual synth, sensitive, pop-inflected songwriter, and all-round label visionary, Lee Curtiss knows how to straddle the dance industry’s many contradictions, in the process releasing hits as exquisitely crafted and mentally twisted as they are in global demand. The musical engine room of Visionquest, the label pioneering the sexier, more carefree sound now trickling into the mainstream, Lee first made his mark as a producer with releases for Spectral, Get Physical, Supplement Facts, and Wolf & Lamb. Through DJ sets that mine the depths of dance music’s history and live PAs that pave the way to its future, Lee has showcased his inimitable sound in the world’s most esteemed clubs—to name just a few: Circo Loco, DC10, and Fabric London. In addition to residencies in New York, Chicago, Miami, and Berlin, Lee has appeared at festivals as large as Glastonbury, Time Warp, and Creamfields. Two of his biggest hits, “Good Vodoo” and “Smoking Mirrors,” both made RA’s top tracks of 2011, and his latest EP, the ultra naughty Lunatic Fringe, described as “DJ Deeon meets Phil Spector,” was 2012’s top seller for Visionquest.