With turntables outselling guitars nowadays, it seems everyone has turned to the DJ profession. With an onslaught of upcoming talent, it can sometimes be tough to be noticed in this ever-popular field.
Despite all the obstacles, Boston based Joe Bermudez has managed to carve a nitch of his own. Whether it’s constantly touring North America, remixing platinum selling artists or being heard on his national radio shows; in one way, shape or form, you have at one point heard the talents of this fundamental DJ.
“With turntables outselling guitars nowadays, it seems everyone has turned to the DJ profession.”
This California native started his career in radio and landed his first gig as a board operator at a WKZS in Auburn, Maine. In only a few short months, he quickly ascended the ranks and found himself as on on-air personality hosting his own show, “Kiss Klub Night.”
Always one to strive for more, this young go-Getter would continue his climb to the top and in no time, he was the music director for “Open House Party” with John Garabedian, a syndicated radio show heard on hundreds of radio stations throughout the country every weekend.
“From Miami to Vancouver, Boston to Honolulu this DJ has been hard at work letting the world know what he is all about.”
From there, he would move on and become the music director for a station of his own, the marketing director for a cluster of stations and now can be heard all over the US on XM Satellite Radio and in millions of homes on Music Choice in addition to his mix-shows on WAKS in Cleveland and WAKZ in Youngstown, Ohio. As if that wasn’t enough, he is also still regularly featured on Open House Party and somehow finds time to write for DJ Times.
Over the past few years, he has embarked on a career outside of radio and into the club scene. In only a short matter of time, his definitive style has impressed the club community enough to build a remarkable resume having already played at hundreds of clubs around the country. From Miami to Vancouver, Boston to Honolulu this DJ has been hard at work letting the world know what he is all about.
From wrestling matches with Daniel Bedingfield to Steven Tyler hitting on his date backstage, Joe always seems to find himself in the center of the action. With high profile gigs such as Grammy after parties or parties for the NBA All-Star game and the Miss America Pageant, it’s no wonder why his peak-hour sound and smooth delivery is such a hot commodity.
“His remixes have been used on numerous radio stations and have been played by such influential DJ’s as Junior Vasquez and Thunderpuss.”This rising star has already had the pleasure of playing along side such greats as Boy George, Darude and the band Dream. He has released a CD on 4 Play Records and lately has taken on the task of remixing. His break in that field came thanks in part to Pink’s belief in him.
This aspiring producer was responsible for remixing 3 tracks off of her album “M!ssundaztood,” which has sold over 10 million copies. Since then, he has had the pleasure of working with such industry giants as Mariah Carey, Celine Dion and Leann Rimes. His remixes have been used on numerous radio stations and have been played by such influential DJ’s as Junior Vasquez and Thunderpuss.
Chances are if you go to clubs, you will hear the pounding tribal rhythms this exhilarating DJ is known for or if radio is your cup of tea, at some point you will hear one of the many pop rhythmic treats he has helped create. Joe Bermudez is definitely a name you need to familiarize yourself with. Without a doubt, he is one of the hardest working people in the game and before you know it, it wouldn’t be a surprise to anyone if he were a household name.