MAY 14th 2015
TWO:TONE proudly presents
(EMPOWER REC / NEW IDENTITY / NYC)
(Jungletrain.net / Faction Recordings / MIA / DnB Girls)
(Nominated for best female DnB DJ by WE LOVE JUNGLE AWARDS)
(BASS MAFIA - Houston TX)
TWO:TONE ROOF TOP SESSIONS
with Special Guests
(TWO:TONE / I.R.B.S. / RITUAL KAOS)
(TWO:TONE / MAD LAB)
DOORS OPEN 10pm
2327 ELM STREET
DEEP ELLUM TX
$15 at the DOOR
Since 1996 Empress has toured the best clubs, festivals & events all over the world. She's gone as far as Europe and Asia, has also played almost every major city in North America, including Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. A real "DJs DJ" known for repping the deep, dark, musical & rolling dramatic genres of Drum & Bass, Jungle and other bass styles. This femme fatale is a veteran Dj who's devotion to music, revered sets and relentless ambition has sustained her esteemed global reputation. Empress was one of the first female DJs in the world to start playing regularly at Raves back in the 90's. Her flawless mixing, esteemed technical skills, vast knowledge of music and high energy sets has set her apart from the mediocrity. Empress has toured internationally Djing, Performing, Song Writing & Producing all genres of extreme Music. Specializing in Drum and Bass, Jungle, Electro house, Moombahton, Industrial, Deep, Dark and Epic Sounds.
In 1999, she was the first female American Drum & Bass DJ ever invited to play in London.
From 2000 to 2007, she performed at the Ultra Music Festival at WMC in Miami.
In 2002, she released a mix CD on Topaz Records called "Stateside Sessions" scanning over 5,000 copies sold in the first 2 quarters it was released.
In 2003, Empress toured North America, playing almost every major city in both North America, Canada & Mexico.
In 2004, she produced & mixed 4 songs for NYC's notorious band BLONDIE for their last album - "The Curse of Blondie".
Throughout this entire time, between touring the globe DJing or taking studio production classes or pining away in her studio, Empress worked hard at becoming the studio professional that she always dreamed of being.
In 2006, her reworking of the song "We Live In Brooklyn" by Roy Ayers, entitled "Brooklyn Baby" was sold to Universal Music Group to be licensed to the HBO Film "Life Support" starring Queen Latifah, produced by Jamie Foxx, eventually sold to Universal.
After being based out of London in 2007 & 2008, and touring most of Europe, Empress decided to come back to NYC to form her first band and persue her song writing and singing. In 2009, Empress wrote, recorded, produced & engineered her first solo album. She dedicated the year to finish the songs & to teach her band to play the songs from this new album. It featured her singing with some of New York City's brightest Musicicans. They rehearsed for over a year before her band, "Empower" began doing shows in NYC. All the while, she kept DJing her Drum & Bass sets, while also taking on Dubstep & Electro House, and was booked to DJ in the Dominican Republic for a Music Festival in March of 2010. Also In 2010, Empower performed shows in NYC. Empress founded Empower Recordings in January 2011 to release "Alien Nation" her first single from the album. She coordinated various genres of bass heavy remixes of "Alien Nation". Two Dubstep remixes; one from SST (from Orlando), another one from Optimus Gryme (from New Zealand), a Drum and Bass one from GenR8 (from Miami) and a techno/electro one from Thrash (from Brooklyn) that were distributed through Itunes, Beatport & Amazon. She then teamed up to create "Alien Nation's" music video with director Eric Acosta, editor Dee Wassell and camera work and direction by Kermit Mercado and Gabriel Garcia.
Watch it here---> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrofE7W_IxY
After doing shows with her band Empower in NYC, she decided that she wanted to focus solely on producing music & DJing again after the wear and tear of having and bankrolling a band in a city as expensive as NYC.
In 2013, Empress is gearing up to release the next single on Empower Recordings featuring her vocals and solo production on "Only Love" and "Faithful" in March. She is also set to release her next Empower Podcast, available through Itunes, Soundcloud and Youtube, while she's exclusively playing at the World of Drum and Bass in Miami for WMC and continues to DJ shows all over the world, while working intently on her original production.
After doing shows with Empower in NYC, she decided that she wanted to focus solely on producing music & DJing again after the wear and tear of having a band in a city like NYC. In 2013, Empress is gearing up to release the next single on Empower Recordings featuring her vocals and solo production on "Only Love" and "Faithful" in March. She is also set to release her next Empower Podcast, available through Itunes, Soundcloud and Youtube, while she's exclusively playing at the World of Drum and Bass in Miami for WMC. In 2014, Empress began producing Drum and Bass events in Brooklyn at the sleek new club Verboten New York. Her first event is scheduled for September 27th, with top notch D&B and bass music international talent, sponsored by Radeberger Beer, Jameson and Belvedere.
Sought after by promoters, artists, bands and fans worldwide, Empress continues to move crowds, grace studios and stereos across the globe everyday.
Mizeyesis is co-Founder of Threshold Sound, and hosts a top notch bi-weekly show "The Aural Report" on Jungletrain.net, an international internet based radio station based out of The Netherlands. She also is a recording artist and producer for Faction Digital Recordings, US Manager for DNB Girls, a curator & content manager for jungle & DNB at Satellite EDM and is also apart of MIA DNB, Elemental Compounds, Awake Productions, DNBC, Monstamind, EC Army and other prestigious groups and organizations dedicated to spreading the love & awareness of Electronic Dance Music in the Northeast. As her whole life she was engulfed in expression from being a former professional dancer who studied with Alvin Ailey, to visual art, to learning & studying music at an early age, she plays a number of styles & genres of electronic dance music such as Drum & Bass, Jungle, House, Garage, Dubstep and Rare groove & Dub Reggae. As she has been djing out up and down the East Coast since 2004, she has performed at many festivals such as The Winter Music Conference, Beltek, 51Basscamp, Wickerman Burn, Desiderata; opened for high profile tours & shows such as The Universal Zulu Nation 39th Anniversary at the Grammercy Theatre (NYC) and Steez Promo's DubNation; has performed at Konkrete Jungle, Elements, Direct Drive, Natural Selection, and many other prestigious jungle/dnb nights. /nShe was signed to Faction Digital Recordings, and has her first release coming in February 2015 on the label. She will also be embarking in several tours and projects in the year of 2015 to further promote the sounds of jungle & Drum and Bass stateside. In 2013 she was invited to play at the world reknown, Rupture for their 7th year Anniversary in London, UK at Corsica Studio alongside an allstar lineup which included Digital, Loxy, Double O, Chris Inperspective and many more! She also became one of 3 female American jungle/DNB dj's that started the US chapter of DNB Girls, sister chapter to the already successful DNB Girls of Canada assisting the organization in their US expansion. /nMizeyesis has performed/toured/opened for many high profile artist & performers such as LTJ Bukem, A-Sides, Remarc, Jumping Jack Frost, Total Science, Afrika Bambattaa, Breakage, Digital, Loxy, Double O, SB81 (Nolige), RAW, Liondub, Tony Touch, Reid Speed, Empress, Planet of the Drums (AK1200, Dara, Dieselboy & Messinian), Freaky Flow, Zed's Dead, Doctor P, Flux Pavillion, I Anbassa, The Big Takeover, Biodiesel, Arclite and many more! She has also been featured in a number of online blogs for her work as a dj as well. She also works with local community organizations and regularly performs at charity and community awareness events if not participating on other levels herself. Mizeyesis also can be seen as a featured writer for Hipstep Magazine and a number of different blogs ranging from topics of spiritual awareness to a number of informative ideas for djs. One thing is for sure, you will be entertained and enlightened as this supreme selector has a curious knack for lifting spirits with a selection of music from the past, present and future.
Athena has been involved in the Texas dance scene since the age of 15. She started her career by handing out flyers to promote for local events and quickly progressed to event coordinating and full scale promotion. Being Co-Founder of Ritual Kaos and BITCHESLOVEBASS.COM she has supported the Dallas and Houston dance scene for over 15 years and works steadily to elevate the art . With her newest endeavor, she is earning the respect of the nation and overseas acts as well as the local Texas scene. Having been mentored by by Phooka and Destructive ME, its no wonder she has proven to be a dominant force in the electronic dance music scene. With in 6 months of her picking up records she was headlining out of state shows and playing regularly at legendary D&B Weeklies such as Two Tone and Battletech in Dallas , DNB Sonar in Austin, and Frenzi in Houston. Within a year she was headlining all over central America such as Guatemala , Honduras and Costa Rica. She has quickly evolved as a DJ, experimenting with everything from Drum N bass to Dubstep to Trap and even Reggae. There is no genre of music she can not conquer. Now being one of the top female djs in Texas, she is sure to show us all why Athena is the TRUE GODESS of WAR.