Known around international circles ,
she is known as the artist CHINADOLLS on Jellybean recordings/Wea and Sony
Distribution for her anthem ill know How To Love you (im blowing Up). Originally Born in New York and raised in Miami, at
a young age she already broke into the industry singing Dance music (Freestyle/hi NRG) for
clubs like Ricks Bar; while helping and inspiring friends who already were popular in the
Dance Music circles of Miami at the time. Although still young, she took part in many
bands that ranged form Rock to even taking part of the world recognized group Las Chicas
del can; a Dominican Menegue group of girls that toured the globe. Inspired by her uncle WILFRIDO VARGAS, a legend in
Latin Music; she decided to try to go back to solo artist status and signed to Miamis legendary production house
Pantera. Pantera closing its doors at the time after success with Group Expose,
DLuna managed to get at least one of her earliest productions produced by Lewis
Martinee and Jellybean Benitez entitled Never Going To say and All My
Love. The singles never were released as Pantera filed for bankruptcy. Through out the years she molded herself as an
artist, writer, sculpture and poet . She continued through school and continued her
development with several groups. 2001 She
became the final vocalist for a group attempt called China dolls and signed to Sony Discos
President Oscar Llord, Lewis Martinee and Gabriel Buitrago.
The record was succesfull in many
waves of release and distribution, but it was her signing to Jellybean Recordings and WEA
that re-lounched the record and introduced it to markets not known for break records. Jellybean recordings, who already built a
reputation for artist like Antoniet Robertson, Pulse, Cyndi Louper, and even Angel
Clivilles of the original Cover girls; Now had a new direction and willing to start
investing in Break records flooding the market from Miami, Tampa and Orlando.
Although misunderstandings about the
chinadolls were made, confusing the name with a Trio group, Dluna remained known as ONE intity with 3
levels of talent: Song, Looks and Dance. In a world of Freestyle and electro influenced
sounds, Dluna became again the only Latina from Miami to show Physical form and put
a face back on Nu-Freestyle.
Although many artist out of Miami and
Orlando creating vocal records were also of Hispanic background, many did not show or put
a face on their productions, as it was en vogue to flaunt European roots to dance
music;which most had non. Dluna flounted her roots proudly around the underground
and commercial breaks scene proudly, thinking it was important to represent artist and
people who hail form the home of Miami Electro Freestyle and Bass( She hailing from Miami
lakes). Her roots to producers like FORD were re-discovered as she was the original demo
voice for his song I See Stars later produced and released by fords girlfriend
at the time. Although signed to major distribution, she felt the fustrations that ALL
artist face and began confronting them.
would have to team up with promoter JONPITO to give additional life to a record that was
in some regions not promoted right and abandoned by the label. The Ill Know How To
Love You (Im Blowing Up) began getting revitalized though the gay market for a
second wave, Latin Market and international Market. She quickly became a poster child for
the teen and gay underground alternative scene, at the same time continued to do rock
projects and tour.
March 2004, now free from her former
contracts, she lounches her long awaited
production by Expose creator Lewis Martinee Come with Me already getting
airplay cross country and international settings. She also is in the works for producing
projects with Guissepe D and her album, EMPTY, on Destune records where she has the freedom to write her own
material. On Friday January 11,2002 at club
TABU in Orlando ;KJ of k5 was spinning the
night and the club was filled beyond capacity with a line that went down a block.
DLuna took the stage and created a
frenzy. She gave a performance that was written in the history of Break vocal acts. That
day she was crowned the Queen of NU-Freestyle
Breaks. She will take on the Soho lounge stage
with her Rock band members of Lunasoul and hold her crown high for a new generation of
industry execs and club kids as she takes Electrobreaks to the next level with a mix of
live instruments and 80s punkrock influences.
Originally from Miami and now based in
New York, Avenue D has become the poster face for the Electroclash community. Although it
is pop for labels to sign female rap duos or trios who lay lyrics over electro bass,
Debbie and Daphne are culturally rooted to the land of Electrobass. Unlike others who come
out looking like corporate fabrications imitating 80s groups like Jjfad or
latrim, Avenue D keeps it rooted to
Miami Freestyle and Bass influences and recognizes where those influences originated from.
They have traveled beyond the realm of electro
clash limitations and have been embraced by other genres communities. In the
Freestyle industry they are reminiscent of classic Miami Freestyle bass acts like Dipples
T Jelouse fellas or Pretty Pretty Nasty habits.
Daphne D of Cuban background
and Debbie D of Panamanian background have
not only generated attention from the international dance world, but also has had the
capability to cross over to the Latin teen pop dance movement cultivating in the Miami
underground. With their projects, they are able to appeal to the large spanglish speaking
generation and as female rappers are taking the art form to a higher level. Influenced by
Miami bass and artist as DJ Laz , Breezy The MC, and Freestylebass as Power Patroll, they
are taking positions Bass females have never taken before and still rooted to forms of
electro-dance music. In 2004 after already making global noise with their anthem
slut, they plan to debut new material with productions by Boy Jorge and new
yorks underground god, Pete Heller.
I COULD BE THIS , ICOULD
BE THAT .
I CAN BE A HIM, I CAN BE A HER
ICAN BE A HE, I CAN BE A SHE..
I CAN BE ANYTHING!!!
Club kid extraordinaire , magnificent and magical Michael
M is the
hottest thing to rise up out of Miamis underground electro clash world. Already
known for his classic anthem I could be this by ANDROGENY feat. MICHAEL M on the legendary STRICTLY RHYTHM RECORDS, Michael M
rises out of Miamis very own ACHE records; backed up by Miami Freestyle and
Dark/Tribal House legend Frank OBA Lords (known for Secret Society,Latin
X-press and Dark Beat by Murk).
Now spiritual and tribal godson of
Frank Lords, Michael M is causing a frenzy
with his new release RAMBLING and a electro remake of I could be
This. In 2004 he will debut his new album with productions by Frank Lords and
Since the birth of DISCO there has always been the dominance of gay culture
over the four on the floor dance beat of disco
in all its forms. A sound that for over 2 decades has influenced, taken and given back to
its cultural underground. Though stories have been told of New Yorks HOUSES like the most
popular The INFINITIs or house of LORDS,
many have migrated to Miami and the
south Florida region implanting a new home for House culture. The scene most
popular for cultivating VOGUEING and RUNWAY ,at times influencing pop musics biggest
names such as Madonna, Jody Watley and India.
Originally rising out of the
underground of HOUSE culture, Power Infiniti became one of the biggest names
in the south beach and New York club circuit as a performer.
Known for outrageous stage shows full
of light and fantasy, POWER would be remembered for the way his body moved to a beat and
twitched to a lick of a snare.
The ENERGY of an orchestra hit would
soar though his body and surge the impulse of
a ocean of Circuit boys that have inhabited big rooms like SPACE ,SALVATION, The Black and
Blue in Montreal, The red ball, Gay days at Disney ,Winter party, White Party Miami and
White Party Palm Springs.. Influenced By
djs like Danny Tenaglia (originally from Miami) and his friends DJ ABEL and Ralphie
Rosario; at a time when the south beach gay scene is going through a dry spell , power has
taken the next step to bring back to life the South Beach scene and implant a new seed of
life for the next generation of Gay Underground and club culture. As a DJ , Power calls
out the spirits with his tribal sets and takes
his journey to more progressive and darker levels of the Underground. He sings though the
drum beat and cries with the call of New York and Chicago soul. Now spinning in
Miami and Ft louderdale venues, POWER INFINITI makes his official INDUSTRY DEBUT showcase
at the Tai Shan ball at Soho Lounge,
Making him not only the first Tribal
Dj to take part in a Freestyle industry dominated event, but playing Tribal house with
classic influences for an all electro dominated crowd at the SOHO LOUNGE..
DJ Abel swung by my house the
day of my first do gig. He was about to go on tour and he pased by to hand me his very own
headphones. It was kind of like passing down the torch says Power Infiniti as he
geares to release his future mix Cd and singles, as he was about to do years ago on the
TWISTED label. Many people can spin tribal and Circuit house. POWER INFINITI is the heart
of the tribal drum and the soul of the Underground Circuit