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Coming from a musical family background in the northern suburbs of Detroit, Evan Rhodes picked up a
guitar at the early age of 11. From there he learned the keys, and soon after, discovered the art of
DJing. He has taken DJing and moved it up a notch by adding a smooth blend of live guitar and
synthesizers, over glitchy, funky house music.
at the age of 16, evan was introduced to the world of electonic music through underground warehouse
parties in Detroit. It was these parties where Evan developed his passion for electronic music and a
true appreciation for the underground scene.
Evan landed his first residency in 1998 at the Velvet Lounge, where he shared the decks with such world
renowned greats as Terrance Parker and DJ Godfather. It was here that he polished his skills as a DJ and
learned what it meant to be in control of a crowd. Since then, his skills have brought him everywhere
from Chicago,to New York,Toronto, Portland and San Francisco showing people what the energy of a
Detroit-bred artist is all about.
As well as making a name for himself in the underground house music scene, Evan has recently been
producing Dancehall and Reggea with electronic flavor in Nicaragua, as well as teaching music production
to underprivaleged youth.
Evan's production work landed him a write-up in Billboard magazine and a nomination for a Detroit Music
Award. His original music as well as numerous remixes are currently being played by the biggest names in
house music including Mark Farina, Jason Hodges, DJ Mes, Hector Moralez, and Olivier Desmet to name a
few. so keep an eye on this self-taught multi-instrumentalist as he is poised to take the electronic
music world by storm.