Hoss on the Virtual Sessions presented by The DJ Sessions 9/21/22
About Hoss –
Hoss’s music formed through dedication, attention to detail and a willingness to experiment. Mastering various musical techniques gives Hoss’s music originality, universal appeal and the edge needed for today’s market. His self-teachings and interactions with various artists have formed within him an unparalleled musical diversity. Hoss’s confident and optimistic attitude is reflected in his music and his enlightened spirit allows him to give life to his compositions so that they may sit in the hearts of his listeners. His entertainment journey began by hosting and producing a number of electronic radio shows that dominated local Canadian late-night airwaves.
Artist & Producer
With numerous original tracks and remixes under his belt including his 2012 album, Off The Richter, Hoss has built quite the career for himself since he debuted in 2010. Hoss’s latest anthems, broadcasted on globally syndicated radio programs, showcasing his signature sounds and his unique production skill. As a remixer, Hoss’s most prolific bootleg remixes include tracks by Michael Jackson, Britney Spears, Prince, Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg and Queen. Hoss has also produced and written many tracks for artists under his own label, Funktasy. In 2019, Hoss and Canadian premier DJ & Producer, MC Mario, teamed up to form their world-class duo act of MC Mario & Hoss releasing their first single The Game. Hoss continues to be a highly revered, sought-after DJ, producer, musician, songwriter, remixer and a label director.
DJ & Performer
As a DJ and a performer Hoss has created a unique trademark around his own sound; genuine, energetic, mass-moving and melodic. Hoss blends a variety of electronic & soulful music from around the world, tweaking his tools of trade like no other and performing a one-of-a-kind set. Characterized by his boundless energy, Hoss’s sets are phenomenal, distinct and iconic. His uncanny ability to feed off of the crowd’s vibes and emotions enable him to give them the intensity and musical experience they are yearning for. Moving the masses with his highly demanded signature performances, Hoss’s DJ sets are a combination of percussive rhythms and hard-hitting bass-lines all skillfully blending an array of flavors, mixes and acapellas.
The Director of all things Funktasy, Hoss originally started the brand and independent record label in 2010 with a specific focus on bringing international artists to the mainstream. Today, the roster has grown and Funktasy encompasses not only the label but also a magazine and recording studios. As Director, Hoss oversees all aspects of the Funktasy brand, including production, distribution, and publishing. Hoss’s commitment to helping other artists with their own production and brand development remains strong as the label heads into its ninth year in the industry.
Hoss explores his open and idealistic vision of life through music. His groove is always felt through his heart-pounding rhythms and ingenious melodies. Hoss’s ability to combine new sounds and innovative beats gives him a style all his own. His multi-instrumentalism and avid production skills lead Hoss to a higher level of ingenuity which, in return, gives him the freedom to generate and create a mixture of musical flavors. Through these unique and progressive sounds Hoss soars his way into the charts.
About The DJ Sessions –
“The DJ Sessions” is a Twitch/Mixcloud “Featured Partner” live streaming/podcast series featuring electronic music DJ’s/Producers via live mixes/interviews and streamed/distributed to a global audience. TheDJSessions.com
The series constantly places in the “Top Ten” on Twitch Music and the “Top Five” in the “Electronic Music”, “DJ”, “Dance Music” categories. TDJS is rated in the Top 0.11% of live streaming shows on Twitch out of millions of live streamers.
It has also been recognized by Apple twice as a “New and Noteworthy” podcast and featured three times in the Apple Music Store video podcast section. UStream and Livestream have also listed the series as a “Featured” stream on their platforms since its inception.
The series is also streamed live to multiple other platforms and hosted on several podcast sites. It has a combined live streaming/podcast audience is over 125,000 viewers per week.
With over 2,300 episodes produced over the last 12 years “The DJ Sessions” has featured international artists such as: BT, Youngr, Sevenn, Boris, MJ Cole, Lady Waks, Arty/Alpha 9, Miri Ben-Ari, DJ Ruby, DJ Colette, Nima Gorji, Kaspar Tasane, Andy Caldwell, Party Shirt, Plastik Funk, Michael Anthony, Kidd Mike, Inkfish, DJ Tiger, They Kiss, Downupright, Harry “the Bigdog” Jamison, ENDO, John Tejada, Superstar DJ Keoki, Crystal Waters, Swedish Egil, Martin Eyerer, Dezarate, Inkfish, Kidd Mike, Michael Anthony, They Kiss, Downupright, Harry “the Bigdog” Jamison, DJ Tiger, DJ Aleksandra, 22Bullets, Carlo Astuti, Mr Jammer, Kevin Krissen, Amir Sharara, Coke Beats, Danny Darko, DJ Platurn, Tyler Stone, Chris Coco, Purple Fly, Dan Marciano, Johan Blende, Amber Long, Robot Koch, Saeed Younan, Robert Babicz, KHAG3, Elohim, Hausman, Jaxx & Vega, Yves V, Ayokay, Leandro Da Silva, The Space Brothers, Jarod Glawe, Jens Lissat, Lotus, Beard-o-Bees, Luke the Knife, Alex Bau, Arroyo Low, Camo & Crooked, ANG, Amon Tobin, Voicians, Florian Kruse, Dave Summit, Bingo Players, Coke Beats, MiMOSA, Drasen, Yves LaRock, Ray Okpara, Lindsey Stirling, Mako, Distinct, Still Life, Saint Kidyaki, Brothers, Heiko Laux, Retroid, Piem, Tocadisco, Nakadia, Protoculture, Sebastian Bronk, Toronto is Broken, Teddy Cream, Mizeyesis, Simon Patterson, Morgan Page, Jes, Cut Chemist, The Him, Judge Jules, DubFX, Thievery Corporation, SNBRN, Bjorn Akesson, Alchimyst, Sander Van Dorn, Rudosa, Hollaphonic, DJs From Mars, GAWP, Somna, David Morales, Roxanne, JB & Scooba, Spektral, Kissy Sell Out, Massimo Vivona, Moullinex, Futuristic Polar Bears, ManyFew, Joe Stone, Reboot, Truncate, Scotty Boy, Doctor Nieman, Jody Wisternoff, Thousand Fingers, Benny Bennasi, Dance Loud, Christopher Lawrence, Oliver Twizt, Ricardo Torres, Patricia Baloge, Alex Harrington, 4 Strings, Sunshine Jones, Elite Force, Revolvr, Kenneth Thomas, Paul Oakenfold, George Acosta, Reid Speed, TyDi, Donald Glaude, Jimbo, Ricardo Torres, Hotel Garuda, Bryn Liedl, Rodg, Kems, Mr. Sam, Steve Aoki, Funtcase, Dirtyloud, Marco Bailey, Dirtmonkey, The Crystal Method, Beltek, Darin Epsilon, Kyau & Albert, Kutski, Vaski, Moguai, Blackliquid, Sunny Lax, Matt Darey, and many more.
In addition to featuring international artists TDJS focuses on local talent based on the US West Coast. Hundreds of local DJ’s have been featured on the show along with top industry professionals.
We have recently launched v3.1 our website that now features our current live streams/past episodes in a much more user-friendly mobile/social environment. In addition to the new site, there is a mobile app (Apple/Android) and VR Nightclubs (Oculus).
About The DJ Sessions Event Services –
TDJSES is a WA State Non-profit charitable organization that’s main purpose is to provide music, art, fashion, dance, and entertainment to local and regional communities via events and video production programming distributed via live and archival viewing.
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