Bonnie Hernz is a Tampa, FL based producer and DJ as well as label head of VFTR. Getting her start in music through performing in a punk rock band, she expanded her musical style to embrace the sounds of techno and trance at a young age. Surrounded by music her entire life, she soon discovered the art of DJing in 2013, performing around her home country of the Dominican Republic.
While in the DR, she caught the attention of one of the country's most successful promoters Carlos Coll aka Raputan, who began booking her to perform alongside some of techno's biggest names. With this experience and Carlos' belief in her talents, she saw herself playing alongside such names as Dani Sbert, Spektre, Samuel L Session, Alex Young, and Irregular Synth to name a few.
From there, her journey led her to the United States in 2015, moving to Tampa, FL. She began to dive deeper into production here and shortly after saw herself signed to local label Del Sol. With her sounds capturing the city's attention, she soon began performing at premier venues such as Jackson's Nightclub, Dash Nightclub, and District 3.
Soon after, her music began to attract a worldwide appeal with her first international signing arriving on Spanish imprint Axphixia Records, featuring a standout remix by Rabent. Her momentum continued to grow from here with more signings to worldwide labels Minimal Sessions, Nightshift Records, Central Dogma, CrackHouse Recordings, Miu Recordings, Cubek, Elastic Beatz, Maintain Replay, and more.
Some of her biggest production highlights followed, including signings to Marika Rossa's highly regarded techno label Fresh Cut and Phunk Investigation's legendary Phunk Traxx. As a result, her sound continued to make waves across the globe eventually catching the attention of techno pioneer Richie Hawtin with his support of her 2015 release "Sorrow" on Del Sol.
Currently,You can find her playing across the Florida area as well internationally in places such as Colombia and Dominican Republic. Recent releases have continued to attract international support as her label VFTR continues to sign some of the top names in techno including Cyberx, Adellacosta, Footwork Fuel, and more. Her presence in the Techno scene can’t be ignored.
VFTR // Fresh Cut // Minimal Sessions // Nightshift Records // Del Sol Music // Cubek // MIU // Asphyxia Records // Elastic Beatz // Crackhouse Recordings // Central Dogma
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