I want to thank everyone who has given me so many nice comments, messages and positive feedback on my mixtapes. :) It means a lot to me.
After many years of clubbing she got curious about DJing, so she started to spin records in february 2009. It didn't take long before she was ready to play at techno-clubs in Oslo.
With her techy and funky sound she already had gigs at The Villa, Fugazi/Seeds, Fisk og Vilt, Turkish Delight, Sikamikanico, Skansen and several other clubs and underground house/techno events in Oslo, and in other big Norwegian cities.
She had a residency at Café Kaos once a month between 2011-2012. Faia is the founder and resident of the 'Femmes Fatales' events at The Villa, and has done nights there for 4 years. She's had female guest DJs from Norway, Sweden, Germany and England at the clubnights and radioshows at the former Pitch Radio. Now a days she is one of the promoters and resident DJ's at 'Deep Fridays' at Da Vinci, an after work concept in Oslo.
Faia has been playing in European cities the last few years, such as Gothenburg, Strömstad, Malága, Manchester, London, Berlin, Wetzlar, Svalbard, and at the party island Koh Phangan in Thailand.
She has been on the line-up and played alongside high profiled DJs and producers as; Oxia, Martin Dawson, Nic Fancuilli, M.E.M.O, Pig&Dan, Nils Noa, Charlotte Thorstvedt, Tim Andresen, No Dial Tone, Ida Engberg, Anna Messa, Per Hammar, Lottie, Djuma Soundsystem, Matthias Meyer, Gavin Herlihy, Fidelity Kastrow, Solomun, Attaboy, Esther Duijn, Uone Jack, Nastia, BeSvendsen, Guy J, Kruse and Nuernberg, Lars Wickinger, and Danny Rampling to name a few.
Faia has done podcasts for several radio stations.
With the "Femmes Fatales" concept, Faia's had a weekly radio show on Pitch Radio in 2010-2011. No Dial Tone played her mixtapes on 'RadiOrakel' (FM 99.3 Mhz) several times, and she was streamed live on 'Pitchradio.com' from the Sommerøya festival 2010.
Faia has also made an exclusive mix for 'AvanCee FM' at 'Radio Volum' at 'Radio Sør FM 98,6 MHz', and has done podcasts for 'Essence of Sound radio', 'International Sound System', 'Radio Raptus', 'Gin and Juice webradio', 'Sehr Schøn podcast series', 'Kentaur Podcast Series' and are currently broadcasted in the weekends at 'Blue Star FM' Volos Greece. She has currently been working on some podcasts for 'Deeper Sounds', 'Pils & Plater' at 'Radio Nova' and 'Black Pool Music' this spring (2015).
FOR MORE INFO, please visit my website or facebook page :)
Female Dj's can post their mixtapes in our group: http://soundcloud.com/groups/femmes-fatales-oslo
(Electronic underground music only)
Upcoming gigs 2015 :
29. May : DEEP FRIDAYS (after work) @ Da Vinci, Oslo, NO
06. June : Musikkfest Oslo, NO
12. June : DEEP FRIDAYS (after work) @ Da Vinci, Oslo, NO
13. June : Madtrain Presenterer: Thomas Toget Vol.2 Jubileum, NO/SE
27. June : Faia @ Havnekontoret, Kristiansund, NO
02-05 July : Kose-Kroken Camp 2015 @ Kroken, NO
10. July : DEEP FRIDAYS (after work) @ Da Vinci, Oslo, NO
11. July : Femmes Fatales 5 year anniversary @ Sweat Shop, The Villa, Oslo, NO
18. July : Escape Reality @ G10 / Mona Lisa Huset, Oslo, NO
24. July : DEEP FRIDAYS (after work) @ Da Vinci, Oslo, NO
25. July : Heksegryten, Bergen, NO
01. August : Faia @ Nybrua, Oslo, NO
07. August : DEEP FRIDAYS @ Da Vinci, Oslo, NO
21. August : DEEP FRIDAYS @ Da Vinci, Oslo, NO