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He’s held residencies or made guest appearances at many more of Hollywood’s premier venues like Avalon, Vanguard, Cinespace, and Element; as well as countless other prime clubs up and down the West Coast. He’s shared the stage with many of today’s top DJ’s, such as Splyce (Hollywood’s DJ to the stars), Spryte (2001 ITF Scratch Champion), and DJ Scotty Boy (the face of the Las Vegas party scene).
While currently a monthly mixshow contributer to 96.1 The Beat in Colorado Springs (KIBT) He also earned a coveted guest mixshow artist slot with DJ E-Rock on Club 94.9, WYLD-FM San Francisco’s acclaimed mixshow, as well as having had mixes aired on both Sirius and XM Satellite radio; and has been a featured mixshow artist on several popular internet radio stations including Swedish Egil’s Groove Radio International.
In addition, DJ Michael Basic provides musical entertainment for virtually all the Fraternity and Sorority houses at the University of California at Los Angeles, including headlining at Bruin Bash, UCLA’s annual back to school party, where he played for over 10,000 people inside the Pauley Pavillion. Also, each year he headlines the University’s annual Dance Marathon to benefit AIDS research.
His extensive musical background (he’s also an accomplished singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist) allows him to be uniquely versatile: he has the quick mixing and scratching skills of a Hip Hop DJ, coupled with the ability to create the long, musically correct blends of a House DJ. This unique combination of skills allow DJ Michael Basic to masterfully electrify virtually any type of crowd.
Michael Basic is now quite an accomplished competition DJ as well. His current record is as follows (Note that these are not cherry-picked wins, this is every competition he has been involved in):
1st Place – LA Weekly DJ Battle – February, 2008
1st Place – Beezo Battle – October 2009
3rd Place – Beezo Winner’s Battle – February 2010
1st Place – Santa Barbara Mixmaster’s Tournament – Heat 2 – January 2011
Tied for 1st Place – All-In Nightlife DJ Battle – November 2011
2nd Place – Guitar Center DJ Spinoff, Pasadena – June 2013
Tied for 2nd Place – Dave & Busters DJ Mix-Off, Heat 4 – September 2013
1st Place – Dave & Busters DJ Mix-Off, Heat 6 – September 2013