Bio, EPK and Flyer Media

From Los Angeles to the Bay Area to Las Vegas and beyond, DJ Michael Basic dazzles fans with an unrivaled, award-winning mix of skills. He masterfully explores both Hip Hop & Top 40 and House Music to rock the West Coast’s top venues with his unique style.His accomplishments were recognized at the prestigious 2008 LA Weekly DJ Battle, where he bested hundreds of competitors to earn first place. As the Grand Prize winner, he earned a featured appearance at the highly acclaimed Ultra Music Fest at Miami’s 2008 Winter Music Conference; and was awarded sponsorships from Skullcandy headphones and Fox Racing.Dj Michael Basic currently enjoys residencies at numerous top clubs- like Saddle Ranch at Universal Studios Hollywood, Tonic in Santa Barbara, Sharkeez in Hermosa Beach, and is a regular guest at clubs in Las Vegas NV, Dallas TX, Seattle WA, Portland OR, Ann Arbor MI, and is a Guest Entertainer DJ for Princess Cruise Lines.

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

 

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Click here to download some pics and my logo in JPG CS2 and CS3 format for Flyers