Ares Carter is a DJ and producer whose career blossomed from an under-18 club residency in New York City into headlining the biggest festival stages in the world. He’s on a mission to push forward the boundaries of electronic music, armed with a freshly crafted sound aimed towards the international crowd.
He started off as the official DJ for iLoveMakonnen, developing his skills as a globally touring DJ alongside the acclaimed hip-hop/pop artist. This allowed him to build an innate understanding of the dance floor, proving to be an invaluable asset in the years to come.
Not long after, performances at festivals like Electric Zoo NYC, Mysteryland USA, and Diplo’s Mad Decent Boat Party helped turn Ares Carter into a desirable name across the United States, giving him the opportunity to open for A-list artists such as Diplo, Kygo, Martin Garrix, and Steve Aoki.
In 2019, Ares made his main stage debut at Ultra Music Festival in Japan and Korea. He took major steps into the booming Asian dance music circuit, headlining super-clubs in Seoul, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Macau, Tokyo, and various other cities throughout the region.
Ares Carter's single “Faking” on Spinnin’ Records amassed over 3 Million streams to date. The track became a success on dance radio, receiving a coveted Billboard Dance premiere, heavy editorial support from Spotify in over 11 New Music Friday playlists, and support from the likes of Martin Garrix, Afrojack, R3hab, and others. His official remix for The Chainsmokers’ hit single “Push My Luck” also surpassed over 2 Million streams across all platforms.
Welcoming the dawn of a new decade, Ares has spent the last few years locked in the studio developing a new sound in both his productions and live sets, taking inspiration from all his years rooted in the dance floor. His seamless blend of house music, pop, and underground influences is something you’ll find yourself endlessly playing on repeat — attesting to Ares Carter’s forward-thinking mentality in creating the sounds of the future.