Dave Shichman Beatport


Representing New York City, Dave is a known and devoted contributor to the North American Drum and Bass community. Owner of Driven AM, the Premier North American DnB Artist Management, Record Label, and Production company. Events coordinator and resident DJ for various NYC parties including ‘100% Original’ and for the past 6 years as part of the legendary NYC production team Direct Drive. Music has been a part of Dave’s life since a very young age. Dave’s extensive music background includes performing in local and regional theatre, singer/songwriter in a band (1996-2001), guitar player/singing in a jazz band on multiple trips to Italy alongside respected Jazz Pianist Pete Malinverni, Djing since 1998, producing electronic music since 2002. Dave has multiple releases out and forthcoming on Luv Disaster, Peer Pressure Recordings, Liquid Brilliants, Basswerk (solo as well as alongside Sol.ID), Influenza Minus, Electronic River Recordings, and Driven AM Recordings. Currently collaborating with Mixmaster Doc, Sol.ID, Dave Owen and DJ Seen. His music is being supported by Random Movement, TC1, Dstar, Stunna, Mixmaster Doc, Dave Owen, Kevin Focus, Submorphics and many others. A Dj that has performed live more than 185 times in 12 States in the past 12 years alongside some of the biggest names in DnB, everyone from Goldie to High Contrast. Dave is a driven individual, whose passion for Drum and Bass shows in his music and live performance. 2009 was a huge year for Dave, touring the US on numerous occasions playing dates for some of the most respected nights in DnB including Respect (LA), Elements (Boston), Cleveland DnB Coalition, Fluid (Mass), Liquid (San Diego), Thunder (Burlington) and many others.