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Many artist biographies begin by describing the producer/DJ as being on a “warpath”, grinding their way to the top. Steve Huerta fulfills and surpasses this typical notion, riding a line between the underground and the Beatport charts with his highly polished sound. His signature style harkens back to house music’s roots while maintaining a deep, modern sheen. With support from the industry’s biggest acts, Steve Huerta’s tracks can be heard in clubs, festivals, and warehouses all over the world.
Steve broke into the scene in 2012 with his noteworthy releases on Montreal based Amadeus Records, run by friend and frequent collaborator Urulu. His two releases “Take Me Closer” and “Can’t Let Go” were supported by heavy hitters like Catz n’ Dogz, Sinden, Droog, Homework, KRL, Broke One, and Waze & Odyssey, among others. “Can’t Let Go,” a collaboration with friends and label mates Prince Club, was featured on highly influential media sites such as XLR8R, and Gotta Dance Dirty, and received repeated radio play on LA’s legendary KCRW.
Huerta’s forward-thinking productions in 2012 paved the way for a fruitful 2013, with chart topping releases on major deep house labels. “Do Good To Me” released on Miami’s petFood was the first of Huerta’s chart toppers. The EP broke into Beatport’s “Top 10 Releases”, with the title track shooting high into the “Deep House Top 100”. Soon after, his anticipated “Things I Didn’t Mean” EP with Urulu was released on Berlin’s highly respected Dirt Crew Recordings. The title track “Things I Didn’t Mean” rose to #7 on the Beatport Deep House charts, remaining in the “Top Ten” for several weeks. The bona fide hit was among the top 50 most charted tracks on Resident Advisor for two months in a row, and was included on best of lists for Earmilk and DJ Mag. The single also graced the airwaves of BBC Radio 1, Ministry of Sound Radio, and Ibiza Global Radio.
With releases scheduled on Avotre (Berlin), Manucci’s Mistress (London), Retrofit (Berlin) & remixes for Culprit (Los Angeles) & Large Music (Chicago), Steve Huerta hasn’t slowed down on the journey to the top of his game. Don’t sleep on this up-and-comer.