David Starfire comes from a legacy of well known Creole musicians from New Orleans and rumored to be a distant relative to the famed Voodoo priestess Marie Lavaue. Growing up listening to music from around the globe, he’s one of the leading music producers that is best known for blending world music with glitchy bass music. His highly acclaimed Ascend album reached #7 on the iTunes world music chart and had two #1 remixes on the Hype Machine. He has collaborated with the likes of Afrika Bambaataa, Sizzla, Ooah (of the Glitch Mob), FreQ Nasty, Natacha Atlas and his music has been heard on major TV and cable networks as well as a number of video games. He’s performed at private parties for well know brands such as of Google, Virgin Galactic, Lucas films and events at epic locations such as the Pyramids of Giza and The Coliseum at Caesars Palace.
David’s festival performance highlights include WMC, Coachella, Shambhala, Outside Lands, Symbiosis, Wakarusa, Love Parade and Lightning in a Bottle. He recently released his Karuna benefit album where he collaborated with Burmese refugee musicians and notables such as Alex Grey and William Close and the Earth Harp. David looks to the future and currently collaborating with virtual reality programmers and SubPac for next level immersive audio-visual-tactile experiences.
Billboard “David Starfire brings a unique perspective.”
BBC Radio “One of the most brilliant world-fusion producers of our time.”
DJ Times “a wealth of heavy bass and world music influences…”
VIBE Magazine “L.A.-based music producer/DJ David Starfire is known best for his seamless fusion of signature bass styles with a diversity of music genres, including world and hip-hop.”
Huffington Post “His undeniable swagger of instrumentation between beats is exceptional.”