Michele Bass member since 2004
As a DJ, which is one amongst many talents she beholds, Michele Bass spins mainly electro and tech inspired nu skool breaks. She has been involved with the undergound music scene for over ten years as a performer, promoter and supporter of quality productions. Michele is also the founder of Mystik Alchemy, and the produced L.A.'s City ov Perception, as well as the event, Tribal Behavior and co-founder of the infamous monthly "Avalon" . She also is a co-founder of San Francisco's Mystic Family Circus. From 2000-2003; Michele toured up and down the west coast with the record label Fuel, 13 Moontribe Collective (Santa Cruz), Yoga Tai-Chi Collective (San Francisco), and played at a multitude of clubs and events in and around Los Angeles and San Francisco including the Maritime Hall, 1015 Folsom, Mighty, Cell Space, Qutopia, Moomba, Sugar, the Garage, Club Lingerie, The Mor, Mobius, The Verb, Farfalla, the Hard Rock Cafe, The Derby, Cinespace, Dream Theatre, Boom Box, $2 for Tuesdays, Space Island, The Red Loft, and one she also helped produce, Dance 4 Peace. She also was found playing in 2003 at WMC's "Chillin at the Playboy Mansion" party, as well as being found on some of the best sound systems from 2003-2005 at Burning Man, such as El Circo, Lotus, Sol Sound System, and Space Cowboys (ah-yeah!). In 2004, she was flown to Asia debuting her first tour of China and Hong Kong with Joint15, and is expected back there along with some upcoming European dates in 2006. Miss Bass has also produced scores for 2 independant movies, several MTV2 commercials, and a music video that circulated on MTV's AMP show in 1999 from her own 5 track album she produced called The Shadowplay.
Currently, Michele has a record store in Santa Monica called "SoulSonic." Michele and her crew; Oscure, Kevin Chills, and Todd Spero renovated SoulSonic with all new stock and clothing to cater to DJ's, music producers, electronic music lovers and the surrounding communities of the electronic music scene and Santa Monica.
In March of 2004, Michele was elected "Diva of the Month" by the United Divas, an amazing organization that highlights multi-talented women who are achieving exceptional success in their artistic fields. She co-produced the Thursday weekly called "Tara", which featured DJ's and artists of ethnic inspired electronic music and rare groove, helping to pave the way for a new genre that has not yet settled in the Lost Angels. Michele was also resident DJ at the new Tuesday weekly called "Bombshell" at Starshoes in Hollywood; which featured hot women DJ's and talents of the greatest guest producers and DJ's in the Breakbeat and Drum-n-bass world. On top of all this, in 2004; Michele Bass was initiated as the first female DJ to the well-known Los Angeles Breakbeat Association. Together with LABA, Michele is spearheading the breaks scene in Los Angeles full frontal along with tours up and down the coasts. A future goal that Michele and LABA have is a documentary on the breakbeat culture around the world along with an LABA tour to follow the scene.
As she continues focusing on djing, producing music and events, Michele continues to evolve SoulSonic into the highest quality music shop in Los Angeles specializing in electronic music and gear, as well as being the backbone of Mystik Alchemy; a full multimedia events production company that has been commissioned by both Cirque Du Soliel' and the L.A. Weekly, with references to new clients made on their behalf. Through all of these things, she finds outlets that showcase a platform of artists in multi-media, who, like herself, are consistently working to take their art to the highest level of quality achievable.
Tree Performed in Hong Kong July 24th 2004
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