Born in Taiwan R.O.C. to rocket scientist father and kindergarten teacher mother, David Wang (a.k.a. Mochipet) has been tinkering with electronics all of his life. However, it was not until he added music to the equation that something began to spark. Growing up on metal guitar, Avant-Garde Jazz, and mainstream hip-hop, David has always been a person of diversity. And we can see this in his music, ever changing, and always evolving. David's music has caught the ears of the Sports and Skateboarding world as well. His song Sharp Drest (With Eric Solo and oonceoonce) is featured in the NBA2k9 Videogame along side acts such as Beastie Boys, N.E.R.D., and The Cool Kids. You may have also heard his music on FuelTV and Directv with skate legends such as: Tony Hawk, Lance Mountain, Christian Hasoi, Ray Barbee, Laban Pheidias, Jason "Weeman" Acuna, and Anthony Van Engelen. David has also held residencies at [Eraser] Club (Los Angeles) and Trouble Club (San Francisco) along side residents: edIT, [a]pendics shuffle, John Tejada, Kid606, Josh Kit Clayton, Matt Laszuk, Philip Sherburne, and Sutekh. He is currently staring up a new monthly in San Francisco called Bass Camp with EC and ArtNowSF that will feature acts from around the world. And if all this is not enough he was nominated as one of the Best Electronic Act of 2008 by many publications, such as Clash Magazine (UK) and SFBG. His composition "Dessert Search for Techno Baklava" has been performed by a 20 piece orchestra, Alarm Will Sound, around the world, notably at New York's Carnegie Hall, and Amsterdam's Holland Festival! David runs an independent label called Daly City Records and endorses products such as M-Audio and Puma. He is currently working on several new projects including ones with Joyo Velarde, Lyrics Born, Antipop Consortium's M. Sayyid, and Chicago's MC Zulu.
Hailing from Vancouver, BC, Ill-esha burst onto the North American electronic scene as a soul vocalist featured on various releases for the likes of Breakbeat Science, Fokuz, and BluSaphir, gradually becoming known for the seamless incorporation of original vocals and MCing into DJ sets expressing her unique take on bass music. Her multi-dimensional approach spans glitch hop, dubstep and downtempo, creating a dynamic live show which has set Ill-esha apart amidst some of electronic music's most groundbreaking acts.
With releases on trendsetting labels such as Muti Music, Daly City, Street Ritual, Subway, Haunted Audio, Dub Police and Simplify, ill-esha has ranked #1 on Junodownload, #2 on Addictech, and #3 on the Beatport Electronic charts as well as held the #1 spot on Soundcloud for 2 weeks in early 2011. ill-esha's most recent album, Circadian Rhythms, released on San Francisco's Daly City, went public to critical acclaim in the electronic world catapulting her trademark blend of feminine energy and ruthless bass to further worldwide recognition.
"This release (Circadian Rhythms) is just another moment for people to acknowledge a leading star in the (Electronic)community." Afromonk.com, 2011
Since the release of her first 12" single in her teens, Ill-esha has been honing her skills as vocalist, MC, DJ and Producer who delivers studio efforts and live shows setting the stage for the future of electronic music!
Opening the show will be local crunked up favorite Masta Shredda!
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