Today ADI-J lives in Amsterdam and spins her “IN YOUR FACE” blend of Drum & Bass at events all around the country, with a list of International gigs as long as your arm and a current Dutch residency at: “Cheeky Monday” @ Winston International, Amsterdam and Massive tunes @ MuzikBunker, Aachen, ADI-J always moves the crowd!
But things weren’t always like that…… Born and raised in Israel, ADI-J has been expressing her musical side from a young age and has the epic CV as proof! Playing Bass (No surprise there!) guitar in several high school bands, working for NMC Music’s Dance Department, promoting the highly acclaimed “THE BASSGROUND” and running the website of the same name are just a few of her musical endeavours…
… It was during a stay in London back in ’94 that ADI-J became enchanted by the strange sounds emanating out of the British underground rave scene, her exposure to what we now know as Drum & Bass inspired her journey around the globe bringing breakbeats and bass to the masses…
… During the last 18 years ADI-J has undoubtedly paid her dues:
– Playing regulary at Legendary events and venues all over the world including: RENEGADE HARDWARE @ the END (GB), SUN & BASS FESTIVAL (IT), INNOVATION IN THE SUN (ES), Innovation in the Dam(NL), SunDance Festival (estonia)
– Teaming up with DJ’s: D-MONICA, KEIRA, QUILLA, MIZZFITZ and NUALA to form the Dutch female DJ crew: B.A.S.S. who together played at Clubs all over the Netherlands as well as LOWLANDS FESTIVAL alongside Brazils’ DJ MARKY.
– Hosting & making special guest appearances on various internet and pirate radio stations including: “IFUSIA”,“RUFFRHYTHMZ”, Prague’s “RADIO 1”, “RETOX” 106.8fm hosted by BASSCULTURE and Her own Sunday show with DJ SQUEE on JUNGLETRAIN.NET from ’04-’07.
– Graduating from SAE (School of Audio Engineering) Amsterdam and immediately utilizing her newly acquired skills to co-produce “DRY TEARS” with DJ PREDATOR (FOKUZ RECORDINGS: Cat. No: FOKUZLTD002).
THE BASSGROUND & BASSGROUND.COM
THE BASSGROUND started as a bi-monthly Wednesday night event at GOLEM, Israel, featuring the biggest names in Drum & Bass and rapidly grew into a weekly Friday night party at the biggest venue in Tel Aviv: The brand name was relocated(together with adi-j) to Amsterdam in 1999 and was the largest and long lasting crew/agency Running nights such as :Hostile Takeover, Bassground, Retox, Fuel In the biggest and most respectful clubs in the Netherlands. The now(2010) defunct BASSGROUND.COM <3 was another of ADI-J’s creations.
Bassground nights and crew were featured on international dance magazines such as Mix mag, Dj and face magazine.
Adi-j never lost her love and respcet to the Israeli Dance scene and made sure to keep in touch with key people and promoters.
Adi-j returns to the holy land once a year for a serious tour(tel-aviv, Haifa, Jerusalem & Beer sheva) with promoters such as the current Bassground, Infuse, camel Drop, Broken fingers, plug-in etc.
Adi represent the Israeli scene for many years and promotes local artists, clubs and promotional crews, as well as sending and recommanding international dj’s to play and keep the flame of the
Israeli scene dance.
Adi-j is back on the production mission, and aims to deliver some hot releases in 2015, expect a huge collaboration with Lucy furr on PRSPCT recordings.
Their last mad mix hit more than 11,000 is less than a month time:
as well as Adi-j’s last signature Podcast for Renegade Hardware :
Adi-j’s SoundCloud page: http://soundcloud.com/adi-j-bassground