Steve Aoki @ Myth- February, 27th.
Over the years Steve Aoki has flourished his gift for music across the world. In 2012, from his shows alone, he had headlined more than 55 cities in a total of 60 dates throughout the United States and Canada. He has since then been acclaimed the highest grossing artist in North America.
From graduating high school in Newport Beach, California in 1995 to establishing his own record label exactly one year later; Steve Aoki has done nothing but prosper from his gratifying style in music. Steve Aoki’s debut mix, Pillowface and His Airplane Chronicles was released in January of 2008. He has since then featured on different radio shows such as BBC Radio 1.
Aoki successfully moved on to collaborate with artists such as Lil Jon, Will. I. Am, Afrojack, as well as LMFAO and Iggy Azalea gaining recognition internationally. His infectious melodies blend with these main stream artists attracting fans nationwide. As an electro-house producer, Steve Aoki started averaging out 250 shows a year in 2010.
Aoki can be granted some credibility regarding the evolution of electronic/dance music within the main stream music scene. His rhythm and style inspired a refreshing, modern perspective for artists you hear every day on the radio.
December 5th of 2009 Steve Aoki released the remix of Kid Cudi’s Pursuit of Happiness. Kid Cudi was then nominated in 2012 for Best Music on the MTV Movie Awards for the track featured in the movie, Project X.
In 2012 Steve Aoki ranked #15 in the Top 100 DJ’s in DJ Magazine. Since then, his album Wonderland went on to be nominated for Best Dance/Electronic Album in 2013. Aoki then finished in 6th place for America’s Best DJ Competition put on by DJ Times Magazine. When Big Room House meets Techno/Electro, Steve Aoki has bared all dance genres. Working with respected DJ’s nationwide such as NERVO, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Armand Van Helden, of Duck Sauce, as well as Laidback Luke. He has been headlined at some of the biggest festivals on the planet including Electric Daisy Carnival, Global Dance Festival, and Tomorrowland. If Aoki isn’t representing his own independent label he has since featured on other record labels including Ultra Music and Spinnin’ Records. His label, Dim Mak Records now represents dozens of different artists today. Dim Mak started with artists like Infected Mushroom and Felix Cartal. Now feature DJ’s including Keys N’ Krates, Clockwork, and Deorro. Dim Mak has worked with Borgore, The Chainsmokers, as well as Datsik and many more.
Famous for his shows and production worldwide whether it’s throwing cake in fans’ faces or popping champagne bottles into a crowd, Steve Aoki continues to put on exhilarating performances. His energetic, upbeat sets will always leave fans shocked and satisfied.
Check out Aoki’s full latest album “Neon Future” below:
Steve Aoki is currently on the 2015 Neon Future Tour with support from Headhunterz, Caked Up, Dirtyphonics, and Reid Stefan. LIMITED tickets are still available online here.
Written by: Alexa Gerard