Darin Epsilon (US)
Internationally acclaimed DJ, producer, radio host, and label owner Darin Epsilon is often referred to as a pioneer of Melodic House & Techno and Progressive House. His Perspectives radio show and podcast reaches tens of thousands of listeners every month. He launched his Perspectives Digital record label in November 2010 as an extension of the brand, further solidifying his influence and presence within the global dance community. In 2016 he was nominated for 'Best Progressive House Artist' in the annual Beatport Awards, and in 2011, John Digweed named him one of the winners in his "Structures Two" DJ Competition sponsored by Bedrock and Ableton Live. He was also the first artist ever to release a tutorial on producing Progressive House after teaming up with SonicAcademy.com
To date, Darin has released music on many of the industry's most respected labels including (in alphabetical order) Beatfreak Recordings, Desert Hearts Black, Einmusika, Hope Recordings, Katermukke, Lost On You, Parquet Recordings, Perspectives Digital, Renaissance, Selador, Siona Records, Sudbeat, Timeless Moment, and Warung Recordings. His productions have entered Beatport's Top 10 charts numerous times in multiple genres and are featured in the compilations of Nick Warren, Hernan Cattaneo, Armin van Buuren, Markus
Schulz, Paul Oakenfold, and Max Graham. He has collaborated with and been remixed by legendary artists such as (in alphabetical order) Chris Fortier, Cid Inc, Fur Coat, Jerome Isma-Ae, Hernan Cattaneo, Marc DePulse, Martin Roth, Matt Lange, Matthew Dekay, Miss Monique, Quivver, Robert Babicz, Sebastien Leger, Sydney Blu, among countless others.
As a gifted student of music from an early age, former record shop employee, and former director of a college radio station, Darin draws inspiration from his nearly encyclopedic knowledge and genuine appreciation of electronic music. He cites a variety of important influences in the past decade, from the early Leftfield and Future Sound of London albums, to the iconic Global Underground compilation series, to the sweeping sounds of Paul Oakenfold circa 1999, to Sasha & Digweed's mind-blowing Delta Heavy tour in 2002.
If you have ever been in the audience to catch one of his live sets, it becomes immediately apparent that he is proficiently skilled as a DJ as well. His frequent flyer miles are continually on the rise with regular tours around the world. He has electrified audiences across the United States, as well as headlined dozens of countries across every habitable continent.
Over the years, he has shared the spotlight with many of dance music's superstars including John Digweed, Sasha, Hernan Cattaneo, Nick Warren, James Zabiela, Armin van Buuren B2B Markus Schulz, Above & Beyond, BT, and countless others. He has headlined over 7 major festivals by North America’s biggest promoter, Insomniac Events, and been invited to perform at Amsterdam Dance Event, Ultra Music Festival, Burning Man, BPM Festival, and South By Southwest (SXSW).
However, it would be foolish to say that his achievements have been purely confined to the club setting. Global brands such as MTV, American DJ, American Audio, Elation Professional, and Global Truss have all called upon him to provide the soundtrack to their videos. His music can also be found in three films, placing him in a small category of producers that have ever made it onto the big screen.
With hard work, passion, pure dedication to his art, and support from the industry's most revered names, this Chicago native turned Berlin transplant aims to prove that this is only the beginning to a long and promising career.
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