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DINK

Detroit, MI, USA Techno House Indie Dance / Nu Disco +1

After hearing the sounds of Carl Craig and Jeff Mills, Dink felt inspired to start producing his own techno tracks about 12 years ago using both Fruity Loops and Reason. He began spinning records under the name Yellow Jacket two years later playing hard techno tracks from artists such as Ben Sims and Marco Bailey. At the age of 18, he spun his first event as Yellow Jacket in Toledo, OH. Five years later, he moved out to San Diego, CA where he began producing music under the name Dink. In 2010, he independently released his first production titled "Rokit" which attracted a label in Spain called Open Legs. Open Legs released Dink's first EP, "The Glitch Spot," on iTunes which featured his three tracks "Lazy Eye," "Buddy Buys a Clue," and "Wrong End." In 2011, he was approached by another Spain based music label named Music Mates to launch his second EP "Hell House" via Beatport. "Hell House" featured three originals titled "Backroom Groove," "Cock Blocker," and "This House." Within the same year, Music Mates released his third EP called "Put a Synth On It" which can be found on iTunes. This was the first EP that Dink featured two remixes of Mimz original tracks, "Senza Titolo" and "Alegria." By June 2011, Dink had returned to the city of Detroit and about one month after his return, a project he had completed while still living in San Diego titled "We Are Warriors" attracted the well established Detroit entertainment company, NightSneak. His debut NightSneak performance was at "Haters Make Us Famous," which featured Jonathon Davis of Korn, Bart B Moore, Justin Martin, Lazy Rich, and DJ Craze. Since then, Dink has been able to establish a name for himself as another addition to Detroit finest. Even with his recognition in the Motor City, Dink still strives to find new ways to improve his game. Currently he has been working hard on his live PA sets and plans on debuting his skills very soon, possibly in a city near you. Stay tuned

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