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Gray Area Presents OCHO 5 on Diplo's Revolution

Mar 11, 2022

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Gray Area hosts another eight-hour musical journey on their exclusive monthly radio show, OCHO, as the hub for musical discovery. In partnership with Diplo’s Revolution and Sirius XM, enjoy an eight-hour trip through the house and techno scene’s transnational sounds and current musical influencers.   

On March 19, 2022, OCHO returns to the airwaves with a stellar and unique lineup featuring Ferreck Dawn, Franky Wah, Honeyluv, Manda Moor, Martin Ikin, Nic Fanciulli, Roger Sanchez, and Technasia.   

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Tune in from 12p-8p EST on March 19 to catch this eclectic and innovative lineup. All on a unique mission to share their harmonious talents and showcase the finest tunes the prosperous and global house music community has to offer. 

Ferreck Dawn

Ferreck Dawn has had a beyond impressive career spanning over 20 years. His first big hit came in 2014 via “Love Too Deep,” reaching the top 50 in the UK charts and receiving regular airplay on BBC Radio 1, but he hasn’t stopped there. Dawn’s fire tracks have appeared on prominent labels, including Defected, Relief, and Kitball. They can commonly be found topping charts or heard banging from speakers at some of the world’s biggest festivals.

Franky Wah

Franky Wah is a name that has sky-rocketed in the past couple of years with chart-topping releases on some of dance music’s most esteemed labels: Anjunadeep, Afterlife, Pryda, and collaborating with legendary artists such as Carl Cox and Sasha along the way. Franky has appeared on the biggest stages in dance music, resulting in every show gaining him new fans from his genre-spanning productions and DJ sets with heavy influences from trance, breakbeat, house, techno, and beyond.

HoneyLuv

Newcomer Honeyluv has a fascinating background. The former NCAA basketball player turned Navy sailor hailing from Cleveland is now a DJ and producer taking the scene by storm. With less than two years of DJing under her belt, HoneyLuv has started to establish herself in the dance music world by playing online for notable festivals such as Desert Hearts and House Nation Music and IRL at EDC Vegas, Seismic, Skyline, and Audiotistic.

Manda Moor

Manda Moor is a Danish-Filipino producer and DJ based in Paris. Her unique productions and DJ sets blend house and techno, groove and tech-infused, influenced by the early sounds of Chicago House. Her tenacity has since lighted her globetrotting gigs in some of the most acclaimed house and techno festivals and clubs, particularly in Ibiza and the UK. Manda has recently released tracks on acclaimed labels like Tamango Records, with her debut EP What U Want on Kaluki Musik hitting number one on Beatport’s minimal tech chart.

Martin Ikin

Martin Ikin, the man of many musical aliases, has spent the better part of his adult life making and releasing music on some of the planet’s most prestigious electronic labels since 1991. As an experienced studio engineer and jazz pianist who lives and breathes music every day, he brings a rich pedigree and understanding to his production work. You can hear his signature cutting edge sound shining through all of his contributions as a fusion of deeper tech and soulful house aimed directly at the dancefloor. 

Nic Fanciulli

Nic Fanciulli is a DJ, producer, and label owner who has remained one of the UK’s best exports in the electronic music scene to break through to international acclaim on the strength of his multifarious DJ’ing alone. Nic has since established his imprint, Saved Records, prides itself on being an essential purveyor of international, underground house, and techno; the global brand is renowned for cutting-edge releases and standout events around the globe.

Roger Sanchez

One of the most treasured and prolific names in house music, Roger Sanchez has had a beyond epic 20 plus year iconic career. From humble beginnings in crate-digging and spinning house parties in New York City. He’s dominated dance floors and headlined festival main-stages in every corner of the globe. In addition, he’s produced a slew of banging records on monumental labels such as Strictly Rhythm, One Records, and Defected. When not dropping hits, Sanchez hosts his radio show Release Yourself, does charity work, graffiti, and digital art, which he sees as channels to connect with his audience and push the boundaries of his craft.

Technasia

Technasia, aka Charles Siegling, has turned electronic music lovers into believers throughout his career. A provocative artist with a taste for exploration, releasing hits across multiple labels throughout his career, including the Green Velvet collaboration, “Suga.” As an Ibiza and festival favorite, Technasia thrives on sharing his love for music, saying, “Electronic music is the greatest language of all.” He strives to continue to push the boundaries of electronic music and share his love with crowds worldwide.  

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