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Baron Massilia (born on January 19th, 1974) is a music producer and DJ from Marseille, France.
Surrounded by music from an early age, Baron acquired an extensive musical culture. Influenced by Hard Rock ( AC/DC ), Disco, Funk ( Kc and The Sunshine Band ), Heavy Metal ( Ugly Kid Joe ), and then in the early 1990s by Acid House, House and Electro music, his first EPs was characterized by a single and clean sound.
In 1998, he produced a remix for the track « C’hantal, The Realm » on the label Step To House
( Happy Music ), marking his beginnings as a producer. He then continued by producing many tracks, but the most notable is the one, called « One », he signed in 2004 on the label Dj Center (John Dahlbäck, Da Fresh, Eddie Thoneick, Ron Carroll, Kurd Maverick, etc…).
In 2008, he signed some EPs and remixes on the label Red Hammer Music (RPO Records, Espagne), reaching an audience more underground, in accordance with the DJs and labels he held dear: Danny Tenaglia, Hardfloor, Satoshie Tomiie, Derrick May, Hard Floor, Global Underground, Bedrock Records, Craft Music, Warp Records.
Then, he decided to take care of his labels Fant’Ohms Records and 432 Hertz Records. Thereby, some artists joined the labels, like Aaron Lead with whom he formed the duo Aaron Baron in 2011. Following that year, he worked during a few years in collaboration with some artists from his labels like Jean-Marie K, Zetyd, Dj Cool T or Lukem, and during this period produced many tracks with singers and musicians from NYC, USA.
Concerned about the particular sound color of his labels, Baron always mixes all of the tracks released on Fant’Ohms Records and 432 Hertz Records, and so worked and continues to work today with his friend, Alexis Psaroudakis (Grammy Award 2012, Sterling Sound NYC).
In 2016, Zetyd and Baron Massilia decided to write their futur in music … Together…