Brown Paper Bag | Josh Abrams
Josh Abrams has a love of music that has been seen and heard on
dancefloors around the world for the past fifteen years. The Los
Angeles native brought Santa Monica its longest-running progressive
house music night (PURE @ Club Sugar); not only as resident DJ, but by
bringing in some of the best talent (known and unknown) from around
the globe. The popularity of PURE led to subsequent residencies with
Spundae L.A., Traffic Events (L.A.) and Qool L.A. Josh began appearing
regularly as a guest DJ on Groove Radio's most popular show, "Tsunami"
hosted by Dave Dresden (formerly of Gabriel & Dresden), in addition to
hosting his weekly show "Elysium" on Protonradio.com. Josh Abrams's
seamless, creative mixing and impeccable track selection along with
his signature high-energy, bash attitude has charmed feverish crowds
from Vancouver, Canada to Hamburg, Germany. Josh currently resides in
Las Vegas where his recent residencies have included Risque inside the
Paris Hotel & Casino, Eye Candy Sound Lounge inside Mandalay Bay,
Cherry Nightclub, Lucky Bar and T-Bones at the Red Rock Resort and
Casino, Asia Nightclub inside Planet Hollywood and Puff Lounge as well
as playing for sold out crowds at many other top notch venues like
Godskitchen @ Body English, Rok Vegas, Empire Ballroom and Prive
Nightclub. Josh's production career is just blossoming and already
receiving rave reviews. Keep on the lookout for his remix work
forthcoming on some major labels very soon! The newest addition to a
constantly growing resume is his new show on friskyRadio.com, Brown
Paper Bag, where Josh features a new 2 hour mix of the best in dance
music to the airwaves every month! You can also find Josh babbling
away on his Facebook and Twitter pages
ver the past five years Android Cartel has had many successes with their foray into the sacred art of dance music. First picked up by veteran's Chris Fortier and Steve Lawler in 2008, Android Cartel came onto the scene with great passion and enthusiasm and was soon being played by all the top dogs. From Luciano to John Digweed, Android Cartel's beats could be heard on the radio and in the club.
Since that first inception the boys have had a slow rise into the consciousness of dance music culture. Landing remixes and releases on respected labels such as Rawthentic Music, Thoughtless Music, Spark, ViVa Music, and more recently on the highly acclaimed Adjunct Audio, it is with great enthusiasm that Android Cartel has blazed their own path while effortlessly seeking to improve on their grooves and sound.
Their label Sketchbook Audio has also been a consistent source for breeding various shades of techno and subsequently making their own music family in the process, the boys have seen their own imprint being supported and played by some of the biggest players in the business including Len Faki, Secret Cinema, Joel Mull, Carlo Lio and many, many more.
Besides their production and label escapades, Android Cartel has built up a solid reputation in Southern California as an incredible and articulate DJ duo, and have performed at many of the legendary festivals in the area such as Lightning In a Bottle, Electric Daisy Carnival, Beyond Wonderland, and Escape From Wonderland. They have also been in consistent demand from LA's promoters and have played parties and events for Droid Behavior, Harmonic, Incognito, and have recently acquired a residency at LA's longest running club night, Monday Social.
Needless to say, Android Cartel is not done constructing, growing, and sharing their passion for electronic music. Be on the look out for more from them.