Jackson Wells, aka "Quackson," is the Musical Director for WAVES, and a DJ/producer hailing from Seattle, WA. Making a name for himself in 2018 for his viciously disruptive bass lines, Noiseporn has dubbed him as, “One of the leaders of the mid-tempo genre...” as well as being named as one of the artists to watch out for in 2019 by Your EDM. With a recent release on Dim Mak Records, 2019 is looking up for Quackson's music. Click to find out more.
After countless late-nights working on his craft over the past 10 years, Rob Shih is now a fully-fledged production machine. He has become a versatile, ethereal producer under the moniker, Kiba. Self-described as emotional, cinematic and futuristic, his brand of music takes influences from a multitude of sub-genres such as Trance, Drum and Bass, Trap, Future Bass, and even House and Techno. Click to find out more.
EMUH (Alexander Hume) relies on the sounds and stories of the technology around him, as well as his experiences, to construct unique musical environments. Regardless of where your interests lie, EMUH's music has tangible emotive elements for all walks of life. With a vast technical understanding of audio engineering he founded Hume Audio, a company working with musicians across the musical spectrum to produce quality, finished tunes. Click to find out more.
"Frida K" or Frida Rodriguez is an up and coming house music DJ and producer from Seattle, WA. Primarily influenced by the sounds of tech house and artists such as Claude Vonstroke, her deep passion for the house music scene is reflected in her DJ sets and tracks. Click to find out more.
Scalar Theorem is an underground bass artist whose intention is to provide high end low frequency vibrations that bring you into this present moment. This is the alias of Steven Wilson, a music producer based out of Seattle. With 5 EP releases under his belt, he has been creating non-stop. Click to find out more.
With over 10 years of experience as a DJ, toastercookie is known for high energy sets comprised of various genres. Primarily, his staples are house, breaks, bassline and garage. In the last year, he has begun his adventures as a producer and has started making a variety of stellar originals and remixes. He is active in the local Seattle scene, with affiliations with Field Trip, WAVES, and Fraktured. Click to find out more.
Minor hails from the Pacific Northwest where darkness meets melancholy. Since hitting the Seattle scene, he has fit into a niche that sees the melding of bass house, dark techno, tech house, and breaks. Opening for the likes of Shiba San, Angelz, Dustycloud, and Phlegmatic Dogs, Minor has no plans of halting his intensive production schedule anytime soon, and has plans to take his sound far beyond the darkest corner of the United States with the creation of label "Sub 49" Click to find out more.
Inaudible is a forward-thinking, dark bass house artist hailing from Seattle, Washington. As one of the earliest members of WAVES, Kyle has always been progressing his sound and performances. With a focus on instrumental introductions, Inaudible's tracks captivate dance floors and create a journey through sound. Taking influence from artists such as AC Slater, Skepsis, and others his sets are eclectic and fluid collections of music unlike anything heard before. Click to find out more.
HAELIX is the house project of Producer/DJ Alex Clark. Hailing from a lifetime of classical and jazz influences, he seeks to blend melodic chord progressions with wonky bass wubs to give listeners a unique mix of genres in one. Inspired by likes of Taiki Nulight, Kyle Watson, and Billy Kenny, Haelix’s hypnotic soundscapes and grimy textures envelope and excite dance-floors. Click to find out more.
Norecall is a Seattle based house and techno dj/producer specializing in a wide variety of sub-genres and soundscapes. His sets are carefully crafted, showcasing the deeper, and more progressive sides of four over four based genres. Having affiliations with Depth, Field Trip, Noise Complaint and WAVES, catch a Norecall set whenever possible and get hypnotized by his dark, driving selections. Click to find out more.
Mortals, is a producer/DJ duo is comprised of best friends Camren Webb & Brian Cian. The purpose of Mortals come from the very simple idea of sharing visceral emotions and experiences. The range and amount of musical obsession that Camren & Brian share can be heard throughout each of their diverse mix arrangements on and off the stage. Click to find out more.
innesota transplant Austin Steele (AuSteele) has been making waves in the Seattle music scene as of late, supporting names such as Shiba San, Harvard Bass, Madam X, and Angelz. His musical style includes a wide array of genres ranging from tech house to UK bassline and garage. Austin has become a Seattle staple, and can be often seen affiliated with Noise Complaint, Field Trip, Fraktured, Sub 49, and Friend Zone. Click to find out more.
Orion Richardson, a Seattle based artist, combines DJing, fashion, and social networking to create his persona "LuckDragon". He is an eclectic DJ, who evokes feel-good vibes, channeled through his ability to read the crowd. His favorite genres include future bass, trap, house, and dubstep. He works deeply with in the Seattle music community, connecting many artists with his team. Click to find out more.
Andrew Cudlipp is the man behind AC Audio, and his DJ alias 5 Toes bumps as hard as his speakers! Dj 5 Toes is known for high energy sets full of anything from breaks, tech house, drum and bass and so on. Whether you are enjoying Andrew’s amazing speakers, or one of his epic sets, the man knows how to control and drive a room through sound. Click to find out more.
One half of the trance duo Frequent Flyer Miles, Alex Henkens, has deviated from his trance roots to bring you the newest sounds in disco, funk, and house beats as "Oxymoron". With notable releases through Build It Records, Alex is bringing you his particular brand of tunes that is full of soulful melodies, driving beats, and a groovy vibe. Click to find out more.
Mia Ailee, AKA Ennelyn, is a DJ and producer hailing from Seattle, WA. A lifetime of music collecting and obsession eventually grew into a passion for DJing and production in 2015, with her first original production getting released in 2017. Click for more info.
Night Audit is a recent transplant from California who has quickly been taking the Seattle club scene by storm. While he is a lover of all things house music, his sets are characterized by cheeky tech house with driving bass lines. In a short span of time, Night Audit has become affiliated with Field Trip, Noise Complaint, and WAVES, and has become an amazing player in the PNW scene. Click to find out more.
Jason started DJing in the beginning of 2012 during his freshman year at Western Washington University. Initially focusing on genres such as hip-hop and rap, he began to shift his focus towards the dance music scene as that genre rapidly gained popularity and became a major musical genre. Click to find out more.
Seattle-based producer and DJ Andrew Malone weaves blissful highs and visceral drops into memorable sets. Cross-genre but with an emphasis on bass, Andrew Malone seeks to evoke the extremes of emotion with his sets. With a background in classical and jazz piano, Andrew Malone has gained a formal music education to enhance his intuitive songwriting and musicianship from University of Washington and Shoreline Community College. Click to find out more.
Noktuary is a collaborative project between Evan Jordan and Josh Mulder. Bringing together their love of all things weird and wonky, these two strive to bring fresh, new, unique sounds to the world of dance music thru their productions and live shows. Open your mind to the possibilities that experimental music and show you. Click to find out more.
Having recently moved to the NW from Alabama, Ben Sremba is an electric personality, which translates in his DJ sets as Benjammin. Having a diverse taste in music, Ben’s sets range anywhere from high energy house music, to dirty-south rap and trap. Since becoming a part of WAVES in 2018, Ben has become an amazing team asset who is a huge in help in both putting the shows together, and helping move the dance-floor. Click to find out more.
Seattle-based visual and graphic artist, and the founder and creative director for WAVES. She works in a variety of mediums: 2D art, photography, LED,"VJ" video-jockeying with original videography via projection mapping, and various graphic design projects including the design and branding for WAVES. Click to find out more.
Lindon Schaab is a visual artist specializing in 3D animation and sculpture to create ornate creatures, landscapes, and so much more. Her pieces often feature neo-gothic, horror or technological influences with pastel color palettes to help bring the imagery to life. Lindon works closely with WAVES as the lead graphic designer and visual creator. Click on the picture to view her website portfolio.
Jayson is a visual artist who specializes in video and lighting. Always enamored with the intricacies of stage design and the integration of all the visual elements to turn a show into a memorable experience, Jayson learned to VJ under the guidance of Looptid Visuals and gained 3 years of experience working in multiple night clubs, music festivals, and even flying out for a few one-off tour stops. and started his own production rental company – Pulse Event Rentals. Click to find out more info.
Rocky graduated with her degree in motion & graphic design, but her medium of choice is ink illustration, expressing a psychedelic, surreal, fantastical style. Rocky can often be found live painting at WAVES events, creating amazing pieces throughout the space.
PNW native Sari Luna has live painted and taught at over 100 events since 2016, she runs her own arts business that focuses on unlocking people's creativity, creating commissions and vending her creations. Nature, literature and the acts of kindness delivered from strangers all feed the magic of Sari Luna's art. Her insatiable lust for painting, a curiosity for the unknown and, her own unique way of seeing the world becomes apparent when looking at her art.
Ashley Bronson is a mixed media artist based out of Olympia, WA. She has always had a passion and love for art and has found joy in many different mediums, especially fluid/resin art. Click to find out more about Liquid Resonance.