Mitchell Hanson aka DJ Vize is widely known as the Pacific NW USA's most prolific breakbeat artist, and one most world-renowned figures representing the genre Stateside today.
The Portland, Oregon native has been producing and performing for over a decade, with his signature brand of melodic, bass-heavy electro-breaks gathering him acclaim as one of the West Coast’s rising stars. In fact, his slew of coast-to-coast appearances have helped major in putting Oregon on the breakbeat map and influenced a string up and coming artists.
Named an official "Mover and Shaker in Breakbeat" by Annie Nightingale of BBC Radio1 UK, Vize's production resume includes critically-acclaimed, chart-topping tracks and remixes on labels like Illeven::Eleven, Diablo Loco, Static System, and BreakzRBoss consistently making waves in the crates of industry heavyweights such as Krafty Kuts, Bass Kleph, DJ Fixx, Far Too Loud, General Midi, and many more. His remix of Tribal Riot’s “Lights” peaked at #2 on Beatport’s breaks releases, Blacklist’s remix of his original “Killin Speakers” also hit #2 in singles releases, and dozens in the Top 100 and Weekly Top 10 Must Hear.
He’s also appeared on radio shows worldwide, and at top-flight venues from Vancouver BC to Las Vegas to Texas to Cincinnati to Pittsburgh to Florida and a wide variety of places in-between - including stadium massives, clubs and national festivals like SXSW.