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Breaking through with massive releases on the likes of Nick Curly’s label 8Bit along
with landing residency at Sankeys Ibiza, Dave Rosario has made a lasting impression.
Born and raised in New York during what is known as the “golden era”, playing
legendary clubs such as Limelight turned Avalon, he became one of their residents.
NYC Super clubs at their peak, and with Dave's motivation to start producing music, he
began to receive national and international recognition by prominent DJ’s.His
involvement with music and the performing arts began at the age of 6 with drum
lessons. Inspired by music from listening to The Cure, Enigma, Moby, Front 242 to
name a few,Dave recognized various styles of music at a very young age. His diversity
as a DJ and producer stems from this. He longed for a purer form of self expression
and eventually found it through electronic music. Fascinated by how other DJs can
impose their own personal vision onto the music they played, it elevated to an art form.
Starting his full-time DJ career at 21, he spent up to 10 hours a day in the studio.Not
only was he always in the studio producing electronic music, he has proven his
capabilities to write quality music for various genres and mediums for film and
television. In 2007 his first release hit numerous dance music charts with his remix of
"Black Candles". Within months of his first release, Dave’s tracks could be found on
compilations from legendary New York record labels like NervousRecords. Eventually,
Dave began collaborating with other well-respected underground producers. In 2008
his track "Formosa" and its remixes ended up on famous global dance music radio
shows like John Digweed's Transitions, and Nic Fanciulli’s World Wide Sounds. His
breakthrough track “Her Circus Mind” on Nick Curly’s 8bit 5 Year compilation in 2011
marked his first appearance on the heavyweight German record label. While being the
youngest and only American artist on the stacked roster of producers like Audiofly,
Nick Curly, Oxia, Hector and more. Dave Rosario's "Her Circus Mind" showed more
than impressive success by reaching the #10 spot in Beatport and Juno's top 100
charts. "Her Circus Mind" also sold the most out of both digital and vinyl releases of the
2CD compilation. His “Impulsive” EP on Local Suicide, which exemplifies his
heavyweight status is dropped during live sets amongst artists throughout the world.
Having caught the eye by his early productions, his desire to express new material is
in the most fitting context. Intimately linked with 8Bit and on Monique Musique sub
label Monique Speciale,Local Suicide,Clash Music and ranks from artists like Shlomi
Aber charting his tracks, Rosario is making bold musical statements. In this way Dave
is in a continuing evolution of his sound. Managing to take the most pure sounds and
combining them with his best musical characteristics, he shows creativity and
Being one of the biggest electronic producers to come out of the United States, his
early support comes from Marco Carola, Maya Jane Coles, Dj Sneak and business
man Richie Hawtin. No two steps are ever the same when variety shows from his
diverse musical roots. As he is dedicated to quality ,there are more good things to
come from Dave’s prolific music making.