Detroit is known for building the most powerful production automobile engines in the world. It is still and always will be the “Muscle Car” capital of the world. Detroit is also known for its inspirational electronic music scene, as powerful as the automobile industry is Detroit Musical Talent. Born out of this mash up between engineering and power come Detroit Muscle-power and raw style from the Detroit underground music scene. If one had to describe this sound, it would be best explained as electro, progressive and dutch housed, mixed with the grit of the Detroit streets. Always progressing with new music and exploring new genres in production, Detroit Muscle is concentrating on hard synths, baselines, and progressive breakdowns. Some tracks have small catchy vocal hooks, some with actual singing and some with no vocals, just hard ass beats!
Detroit Muscle is the brainchild of producer DJ Godfather. He is well known for his many accomplishments including winning 15th place in the Top 100 DJs by voters all over the world for America’s Best DJ, sponsored by DJ Times Magazine and Pioneer Pro DJ in 2011. He has been touring all over the world, with his turntable wizardry. Europe, Asia, South America, Australia, Canada and the U.S. have seen his performances. Accomplishments also include productions which have netted sales of over 750,000 12? vinyl records and hundreds of thousand of dollars in MP3 Sales along with numerous video game appearances with his music.
In the last year, official remixes under Detroit Muscle have been commissioned for Diplo, Aston Shuffle (Ministry Of Sound/Download), Bad Boy Bill, DJ Kontrol feat. Lil Jon and more. Under the name DJ Godfather, he has done official remixes for Dev, Fatboy Slim, DJ Laz feat. Pitbull, Daft Punk, Hyper Crush, DJ Class, DJ Serafin feat. Greg Nice (Nice N Smooth), Disco Fries to name a few.
Detroit Muscle is continuing its onslaught and is now available as a DJ performance and is getting booked globally. The goal is to cover all the major festivals both domestically and abroad, casinos, and the largest global clubs. Artists that have inspired Detroit Muscle are now coming to the table and remixes and collaborations will ensue.
The newest production by Detroit Muscle, “Up All Night” was inspired by all the party kids taking an Adderall to keep up longer and drinking on top of that. Detroit Muscle had a sick ass electro house track done and wanted to put a party vocal on it. A female with a hip swag was sought out for the vocal named Christina Chriss. The video was produced and shot by Scott Spellman and is now available along with the single. “Up All Night” reached #1 in 5 days on Serato’s MP3 download site for DJs, whitelabel.net!
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