Santogold is the name of the project fronted by Santi White, a songwriter, master of improvisation, and a group unto herself. Her eerily intelligent tunes, speckled with a DJ’s wizardry, are already receiving airplay in Afghanistan and Beirut. Her first single is “Switch and Graeme Remix” and her newest album is due out soon.
Philadelphian DJ Diplo is characterized by his eclectic, often 80s-oriented mashups, mixtapes, and live sets. On his full-length solo effort, Florida, his sound achieves a cinematic tone. Born in Mississippi, Diplo picked up various styles such as dirty south, crunk and Miami bass, which often appear deep in his mix.
A-Trak is a Montreal-based DJ and turntablist best known for his work with Kanye West. He won the DMCs World DJ Championship in 1997 at the age of 15, the youngest recipient of the award ever. A-Trak also runs his own label, "Fool's Gold," and the label’s first signing is Kid Sister, who is playing SummerStage on June 14.
Official Website: http://www.summerstage.org/index1.aspx?BD=20530
Added by tolar on April 23, 2008