Electronic Music Dance Culture

Dark Matter Squad Talent Roster

Dance & Performance

Houdoken

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Houdoken

Liquid, Digits, Tutting

10 years ago Houdoken discovered a dance that would become the compass to his life’s journey--Liquid. As a kid, 8-bit video games gave him a love for the sounds an...

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Hoopnosis

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Hoopnosis

Fire Hooping, Poi, Silk Fans, Staff, and Lyra/Aerial Hooping

Stephanie aka Hoopnosis became interested in body movement and dance at a very young age. Beginning with ballet and tap then progressing towards hip-hop and jazz, sh...

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Hydrosphere

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Hydrosphere

Liquid, Digitz, DJ (Progressive & Techno)

Hydrosphere was first introduced into the rave scene in the late 90s but didn’t discover the dance style, Liquid, until the year 2000 when he travelled to Philly f...

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Liquid Kevin

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Liquid Kevin

Teaching, Performing, Liquid, Digits

Mainly self-taught, Liquid Kevin has developed his own unique style. Starting out with break-dancing some 10 years ago, he now focuses on Liquid and Popping. As his ...

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Nari Digitz

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Nari Digitz

Performance, Teaching, Digits, Tutting, Hip Hop

Around 2008, Nari formed his crew "Soul Digits" with B-boy KNIT, performing many showcases around Osaka. Nari has since helped helped spread the Digitz style in West...

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Ryoga

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Ryoga

Digitz, Tutting, Performance, Popping, Animation

Ryoga started popping and animation in Osaka when he was 16. After graduating high school he took a small break from dancing but around April of 2010, he saw Nari’...

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Shenchi

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Shenchi

Promotions

Shenchi is a Baltimore native, and was first introduced to the local EDM scene in late 1992. Attending parties organized by promotion companies like Catastrophic, Ul...

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Tiny Love

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Tiny Love

Liquid, Digits, Finger Tut, Boogie

In the 1990's as Romania's people struggled through revolution under a strict, communist regime, a gentleman by the name of Razvan Gorea left his home country in h...

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Ty Fingers

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Ty Fingers

Finger Connect, Flexxing, Turfing, Hat Tricks

Fly Guy TY is one of the indisputable innovators and master craftsmen behind the evolution of the Finger Connect style. Residing in Brooklyn, NY, TY is inspire...

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Knit ( ニット )

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Knit ( ニット )

Bboy, Digits, Tutting, Hip Hop

Knit started Hip Hop dancing at the age of 14 and soon after began to learn other various street dance styles. In 1996, one year after he began breaking, he took 3rd...

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Dark Phoenix

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Dark Phoenix

Whacking, Bgirl, Perforance

Dushyanthi aka Dark Phoenix has been dancing since she was 6 years old. She didn't have any technical studio training growing up, but instead, learned from her peers...

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Kenzie Frenzy

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Kenzie Frenzy

Performer

Had you asked Kenzie Frenzy only a couple of years ago about hula hooping, she probably would have answered that it was awesome, however not something she would be i...

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Mina

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Mina

Fire, Hooping, Performer

Melissa aka Mina Bear had a very athletic childhood involving gymnastics, cheerleading, and dance. Upon entering college a close friend introduced her to “hoop da...

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Johnii

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Johnii

Vogue // Whaacking // Teaching // Performing

Johnii originated as a young freestyler from Future Shock DC in 2006. In that 1st year he learned to expand his artistic vocabulary and step out of his shell of just...

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DJs & Music

Lush

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Lush

Future Bass, Dub

A west coast native, Jenn's passion music was evident at a young age. She started playing piano and violin earl on during her childhood, studying classical, jazz &a...

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DJ Nysus

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DJ Nysus

Breakbeat , Ghetto Funk , Liquid DnB

DJ Nysus eats, sleeps and breathes the Broken side of the Beat. Whether its Breakbeats, Ghetto Funk or Liquid DnB, his skill and passion for the music he loves is un...

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DJ Throdown

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DJ Throdown

Club, Turntablism, Bass Music

Look no further than DC’s own sultan of scratch DJ THRODOWN to bring you the best in turntable-tainment. Equipped with heavyweight tunes and an incredible display ...

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Dark Matter Squad Staff

Production

Chalky Johnson

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Chalky Johnson

Event Production & Bookings

Having grown up to the sounds of Christopher Anderson's dark house music at the Orbit Room in Houston's late 90's rave scene, Lucas aka "Relic" was exposed and addic...

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Event Production & Bookings

Code Red

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Code Red

Marketing & Advertising

An original member of LiquidPop Collective, Jared aka “Code Red,” is most noted for his contribution to the foundation, development and education of Digitz (digi...

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Marketing & Advertising

Liquid Pop Eric

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Liquid Pop Eric

Historical Preservation, Production Host

Even as a child Eric had an underling ear for a beat. His mother still tells stories of how even as an infant he would wiggle and cry out in his crib whenever disco ...

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Historical Preservation, Production Host

Cham

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Cham

Japan Chapter Vice President

Cham will be spearheading the Japan Chapter of Dark Matter Squad, taking a lead role in Chapter growth, crew initiatives and spreading information about EDM based da...

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Japan Chapter Vice President