"A talented producer from Los Angeles." – Paul Oakenfold • Guest mix on Grammy-nominated Paul Oakenfold's Planet Perfecto radio show, episode 383 reaches 27 million people in 70+ countries worldwide in March 2017 • "Turn Up The Party" remix of certified RIAA Platinum and Gold recording artist VASSY released on Radikal Records in April 2016
LA-born and Berlin-based, Galestian’s roots in electronic dance music stretch back to LA’s underground music scene of the 1990s. He began making a name for himself on KUCI 88.9 FM in 2003, where he opened the studios to world-renowned artists such as Carl Cox, Dubfire, Above & Beyond, and Armin van Buuren.
In 2018, he signed to Paul Oakenfold’s Perfecto Black label and was featured as a guest on his Planet Perfecto Radio show (episode 383), reaching over 27 million listeners in 70 countries. His monthly ‘Global Entry’ radio show is syndicated worldwide on outlets including Mambo Radio 89.4 FM in Ibiza and di.fm. His mixes have been heard on SiriusXM Satellite Radio, iHeartRadio, and terrestrial radio stations all over the world.
His most recent collaboration with Oakenfold called “Summer Nights” celebrates Perfecto Black’s 50th release and has been featured on Dancing Astronaut, DJ Mag Latin America, and many other publications.
From Burning Man to Sankeys Tokyo and Exchange LA, his love for music is as unstoppable as his love for travel. Gallivanting through North America, Europe, and Asia, he has shared the stage with artists including Fehrplay, Grum, Tritonal, Chris Lake, Matthew Dekay, Lange, Aly & Fila, Frankie Bones, and countless more.
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Arthur is super professional and he was very patient with me. I can definitely recommend him and I will work with him again for sure.
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Galestian is a seriously top-notch artist. He is super professional and thorough, and has a clear vision for his artistry. I really enjoyed working with him, he is the great combination of super talented, great communicator, and great music with wonderful intentions. Very dope collaborator and I would absolutely work with him again. Thanks, G!
Interview with Galestian Music
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Reference your tunes constantly! A/B your tracks so you stay on course with a balanced mix.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Martin Roth – we share a similar path with our roots in trance to modern-day techno and progressive.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: 15+ years in LA broadcast and digital media, 20 years as a DJ/producer. Grateful to have toured the world for the last 4-5 years of my life.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Matt Lange, Martin Roth, Rodriguez Jr, Stephan Bodzin, Eric Prydz, Cristoph
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I work in studios located in Berlin and Los Angeles. Full production suites!
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I've worked like mad and taken many risks to get here. I love that I can work on my own schedule with clients that I enjoy working with.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Most of my work is producing, mixing, and mastering electronic music with a niche specialty in genres such as deep house, progressive house, progressive trance, and melodic house & techno. I have lots of experience producing within other genres such as EDM, dubstep, and commercial dance, as well.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Deep house, progressive house, progressive trance, melodic house and techno.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Deep and progressive house, melodic techno with influences from early trance.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: If you have 2-3 links of your favorite songs to share for reference, it makes it much easier to understand what you're looking for. More details = better understanding! I also offer 1 free Skype consultation before we begin working on your project.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: My first release on Paul Oakenfold's Perfecto Black imprint called "Rituals" was the first record I signed to his label. This record was done entirely on a mobile studio setup while I was traveling through Asia. My remix with RIAA Platinum-certified artist VASSY (who worked with Tiesto and KSHMR on their track "Secrets") is an EDM production that received the most amount of success on a big-scale and I'm especially proud of that. My record with Mira J called "Tell Me" was the first original vocal tune to chart incredibly well for months on Beatport, with the timeless remix by Argentina's Ezequiel Arias. We garnered support by progressive house legends such as Way Out West, Nick Warren, Hernan Cattaneo, Guy J, Guy Mantzur, and many others.