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5/18 David Starfire Music
David Starfire is a world-renowned producer/composer/multi-instrumentalist/DJ that has performed at some of the most amazing places on earth including the Pyramids of Giza, The Colosseum at Caesars Palace and Coachella. He’s a top electronic music producer; known for fusing world music with electronic dance music, dynamic performances and epic remixes.
David’s signature sound has let him to perform at shows alongside the biggest names in electronic music including Tiesto, Skrillex, Bassnectar, Deadmau5, Kaskade, Daft Punk, David Guetta and countless others. He’s performed in India, Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico, Australia and most major cities in Europe. Festival highlights include Winter Music Conference, Coachella, Love Parade, Outside Lands, Musikmesse (Germany), Electric Picnic (Ireland), Shambhala (Canada), Burning Man, Lightning in a Bottle and Earthdance.
His talents are in high demand and has worked with or performed for Lucas films, Samsung, Sprint, Beats Audio, Google, Siemens, Nokia, HP, Semantec, Virgin Galactic, Roland, Digg, MacWorld, Best Buy, Flaunt Magazine, CAA, Red Bull, Warner Music, Atlantic Music, Industrial Light and Magic, City of San Francisco and many others.
David’s songs are featured on several TV, cable, movies and video games. Some highlights include Lie to Me (FOX), Outsourced (NBC), Live with Kelly Ripa (ABC), ESPN2, Fox Sports, MTV, MTV2, Fuse, Showtime, HBO, EA sports and a Right Guard commercial. His songs are featured on several music compilations including Sony, Starbucks, Lonely Planet, Red Bull and Craig’s List.
David’s heritage is Creole and he follows in the footsteps of his grandfather, Oscar Rouzan, who was a famous horn player in New Orleans and played with the likes of Paul Simon, Pete Fountain, Al Hirt and numerous other great artists. His aunt is Wanda Rouzan, who is also well known vocalist in the New Orleans jazz scene as one of the premier musical ambassadors. David started playing the guitar at 8 and by 17, he was composing, producing and recording songs in his bedroom and could play 5 instruments. He then gravitated towards electronic music production using sampling and programming drums. By 19, David was in a signed band and touring with the likes of Nine Inch Nails, Ministry, Filter and Skinny Puppy. After a brief solo career in NYC and several bands later, David moved to San Francisco and was part of the critically acclaimed band Cellophane Masses. Eventually his interest shifted towards producing world music mixed with electronic dance music and started incorporating ancient instruments from India and Africa with heavy bass music.
David is signed with the internationally known label Six Degrees Records, home to artists such as The Orb, Bebel Gilberto, Cheb i Sabbah, Karsh Kale, Michael Franti, Natacha Atlas and many others. His latest album “Ascend” was released Feb 2013 and in the first week it was #7 on the iTunes world music chart and # 5 on the RPM and World music radio charts on college and independent stations on CMJ. His debut album, “Bollyhood Bass” was released in 2010 and previous to that his EP “Bombay Beats” was released in 2007. He has released several singles on various compilations and has released 3 EP’s as well including “Bollyhood Bass Remixes Vol 1 & 2″ and “Jumpin Off”. He also has had two remixes that were #1 on the Hype Machine.
David currently is performing shows, writing music and will release a remix EP from his last album ASCEND. His side projects include The Dub Kirtan All Stars with music producer FreQ Nasty and the other is Star-Culture with visual artist VJ Culture.
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