Shay De Castro
Producer | DJ I Label Owner @revolution_recs
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Hailing from a city with not one electronic music club to speak of, Shay De Castro has beat all odds to become one of the most thrilling techno talents from the United States in the last decade. A musician since she was a child, her love of the genre sprouted quickly and obsessively as a teenager, often hacking her school’s computers just to chat with friends in Europe about the music. Now in her 20s, the LA-based fire starter has already made a mark with her potent productions and booming dancefloors.
Staying true to her vision of brazenly thumping atmospheres, she’s managed to gain the support of the most high-power names in the industry today. From Adam Beyer at Tomorrowland, ANNA at Exit Festival, Pleasurekraft on Drumcode Radio, to Amelie Lens in The Tunnel, her tunes have penetrated of the ears and minds of countless listeners all over the globe. Named by Data Transmission as “One to Watch in 2020”, it seems all eyes are on the American artist, too. As a resident of Ibiza Club News Radio alongside prolific producers like Alan Fitzpatrick, John Digweed, and Nicole Moudaber, her fun personality and meticulous curations make her show one of the most popular spots.
Her commitment to studio artistry transcends gimmicks, landing her on some of the scene’s most iconic labels such as Kraftek, Respekt Recordings and CODEX. With “spine-tingling build-ups and head-shaking kicks” you can find her tunes regularly in the top of the Beatport charts or on Spotify’s highly regarded “Techno Bunker” playlist, among many other tastemakers’ selections.
As a performer, her uniqueness has taken her to some of the most notable venues across the globe, with frequent bookings at hot spots like The Secret Garden Guatemala, Vertigo Costa Rica, Le Salon Daome Montreal and Amsterdam Dance Event. High-energy, risk-taking, and with a burning passion for connecting with ravers, her list of bookings is ever-diversifying. With a strong work ethic and passion for techno, you can be sure to see only more of her in decades to come.