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Shiba San, Justin Jay
May 19, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm$25 - $30
The Dirtybird Records family comes to Reno, as Bass Camp presents Shiba San, with special guest Justin Jay, Friday, May 19, at Cargo Reno.
Door/Show 8 p.m. Special opening sets from Bass Camp’s Roger That, and Mr. Smeaggs. 18 and older event. $20/$25/$30. Please consider donating to Bass Camp’s “Send-A-Kid-To-Camp” program at check-out.
In recent times Shiba San has garnered a lot of positive attention from every corner, with one foot in his hip hop past and the other embracing the future of house he has found a comfortable collision of the two in bass heavy ghetto funk. And associations with both Claude Von Stroke’s Dirtybird label and AMINE & Dance’s Cuff certainly haven’t hurt.
His recent release “Okay” effortlessly became a contender for our 2014 summer soundtrack, and it’s currently making some serious rounds on the club circuit, shooting straight to the top on Beatport’s House chart and coming in at numero 3 on the overall rankings provides – a clear indicator of the power behind this low slung rumbler. As if hearing the track yourself wouldn’t confirm that!
It’s fair to say that Shiba San is primed and ready to blow. You can’t escape the feeling that this could be the start of something big.
Launching his music career from his freshman dorm room, the Los Angeles-based 22-year-old producer/DJ, Justin Jay, has already seen success that extends well beyond his years, but he is surely not resting on any laurels as he further refines his expertise as a true artist. As the youngest member of the dirtybird family, Justin has seen support by the likes of Claude VonStroke, Jamie Jones, Disclosure, Tiga, and George Fitzgerald, among many others, while also being recognized as a “Future Star” by trusted tastemakers, such as Pete Tong, and fans alike. At the heart of his music, Justin Jay manifests his soul, funk, and jazz roots in a nostalgic, yet forward-thinking manner that yields his unmistakable brand of house music, which has won him releases on labels such as dirtybird, Culprit, Southern Fried Records, & Pets Recordings. His productions have also put him in the spotlight on club and festival stages across the globe, from LA’s HARD Summer to the dirtybird residency at Sankeys Ibiza, where he held crowds in his grasp, taking fans on a rollercoaster of energy and music ranging from deep house to breakbeat to techno. Justin Jay is set to continue building his career one step at a time, not taking any shortcuts and remaining humble, earning his place as a leader in dance