International Club Queen.
Listening to the very talented young DJ Patricia Starr is like listening to your new favorite album that takes you on an emotional journey and leaves you off with a tingle in your stomach wanting more. New York’s No. 1 female DJ and huge talent in her own right is a self described “music maniac” breaking down musical barriers between genres of electronic music. DJ Patricia Starr is an equal opportunity Mixmaster –Tribal, Progressive, Techno, Minimal & Tech House music get mixed, blended and perfectly layered onto one another yet somehow it all makes sense like an interesting story with surprising twists and turns.
First being drown to turntables after being inspired by one of her favorite DJs Junior Vasquez, Patricia Started playing in the NYC club circuit in the late 90’s and very quickly became a key player working with major DJs in the early stages of her career. Subsequently she has landed residencies at NYC chic downtown hotspots NV and Chaos, making her one of the first ever female DJs to hold multiple residencies at the busiest celebrity infested parties and gaining her popularity among promoters. Moving on to reside on the main floor of the legendary China Club and DJing parties for celebrities like Tara Reid, Wycleff Jean, Julez Santana, Busta Rythmes, Tommy Hilfeiger, Fabolous & Janice Dickinson of Americas Next Top Model just to name a few Patricia Starr was becoming a well known face on the New York music scene. In 1999 she was featured with Funkmaster Flex and Eddie Baez in 411 Magazine and later in other key industry publications like DJ Times, Hamptons Magazine, RIX Mag, Amped, MoBounce, W.H.A.T. recently in New York Daily News and page 6 of the New York Post. Patricia has also worked alongside many celebrity DJs like Robbie Rivera, Sizzahandz, Junior Jack, Funkmaster Flex, Pete Tong, Boris and Skribbles and extensively by herself throughout United States, Europe, Canada and Africa.
Nevertheless Patricia Starr aims to make her mark as a producer having one of her remixes contribute to reaching a #2 spot on Billboard hot dance breakouts chart for maxi singles sales for Aria “Ti Amo” OH Music in February 2003. For production Patricia chooses Apple Logic Pro 7 which she says fits her needs perfectly enabling her to express her musical personality. Having classical training in piano as well as New York University Music Technology training creates a perfect combination for an inspired young producer who is also her own recording engineer and DJ making a complete package.
To truly take in the DJ Patricia Starr experience it’s a must to catch her live, which these days seems to be in New York City’s hottest mega clubs and lounges like Pacha, Avalon or Rebel, or on festival stages scattered throughout the world, where she works her magic in front of thousands of fans. Patricia’s setup is more complex then a traditional DJ setup including: Technics SL-1200 Mk2 turntables, usually a Rane mixer, Pioneer CDJ 1000 DJ CD Players , Pioneer EFX 500 a Apple G4 laptop and her favorite toy Rane Serato System. “Serato is a real quality system” Starr says “It’s got the feel of real vinyl making it possible to make the switch from vinyl to MP3 technology among many other benefits.” Patricia’s secret weapon however is her versatile music collection; her loaded G4 laptop has a music arsenal of a true pro. So with the upcoming release of Starr’s DVD, DJ Patricia Starr 2008 calendar a new digital record label and furthermore a clothing line, 2007 will be an interesting year to watch this multitalented DJ on her eager quest for success.
Official Website www.DjPatriciaStarr.com
"Electronic Sonata" EP More Music Records 2008
"Jabi" EP EyeX Records 2008
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