645 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC, 20001
This event is 21 and over
Stacey Pullen is the Kosmik Messenger. An innovator from the second wave of Detroit techno, he grew up under the mentorship of Detroit's legendary three: Derrick May, Juan Atkins and Kevin Saunderson. Still continuing to produce his characteristic atmosphere laden electronic sound, Stacey Pullen compounds his reputation as a producer with that of being one of the world's most in demand DJs, playing weekly across the globe year in year out. With a font of passion for music and performance that never dries up, Stacey Pullen still plays every gig from the heart, seeking to surprise and engage, to provide an unforgettable experience, to offer his unique catalogue up without predictability, defying expectation. Above all, from his earliest attempts to the current day Stacey Pullen has stayed true to his one goal: to become and to always be an Innovator.
Pullen spent his formative years at the legendary The Music Institute in Detroit, learning from the likes of Alton Miller, Chez Damier and Derrick May. His first production experiences came through working with Kevin Saunderson on remix work. He released his first track proper on Derrick May’s experimental label Fragile in 1993 and his album debut ‘Theory Of Silent Phase’ was released on R&S / Transmat in 1994, under the name Silent Phase. He has also released on labels including Cadenza, Science/ Virgin,!K7, Saved, Elypsia and his own label Black Flag, under monikers including Bango, Black Odyssey, Graffiti, Kosmic Messenger and Silent Phase.
Producer, remixer, DJ, and party thrower, Mike Fisher aka Lovecraft knows a thing or two about dance music. As co-founder and resident DJ of “Life”, he helped to establish one of Washington D.C.’s most esteemed parties, now into its third year. A graduate of the famed Berklee College of Music, the Boston native's natural instinct and formal musical background helped launch his career as an engineer for some of the most influential acts in electronic music. As a DJ, his mixing skills and knack for track selection have secured him gigs across the country, alongside some of the major players in today’s underground movement like Jamie Jones, Lee Burridge, Visionquest and Josh Wink to name a few.
As a producer Mike has released music on labels like No19, Nurvous & Stranjjur as well as having remixed the likes of Art Department, Maxxi Soundsystem, Michael & Mattis and more. The future is looking bright for this young musician, as he charts a successful course across all aspects of the dance music industry.