Dustik

DJ, producer and percussionist, Karim Haas started his musical career as a drummer-percussionist in 1996, playing for several Rock and Jazz acts. His crossover into electronic dance music happened two years later under the influence of House music and the sound of 70’s Funk music. In his performances as a DJ, he plays live electronic percussion, thus adding a live element to the his DJ sets. He started releasing tracks for labels such as Donkey Head Recordings, House Works and T.U.S.O.M. His sound is characterised by invigorating and potent grooves. His DJ sessions offer an original blend of House, Progressive and Tech-house.

Karim Haas, managed to established his international reputation in  the year 2000, when he started playing percussion for world-renowned DJ-producer Cristian Varela in all his sets. This collaboration got him to travel the world, playing at leading dance music festivals such as “I Love Techno”, (Belgium), “Nature One”, (Germany), and “Phrenetic”, (Spain), amongst many others.

Karim is one of the founding members of the electronic music collectives “Tribal House Company” and “Müsik Vision”, performing at numerous events as an independent artist and promoter.

In November 2006 he launched his own record label, “Synergy Recordings”.  His music is available at all main online DJ stores (beatport, itunes…). Karim’s international touring schedule has taken him to venues such as  Warehouse (Tokyo), Mecca (Miami, USA), Wild (Medellín, Colombia), Malibu (Evpatoria, Ukraine), Platinium (Rabat, Morocco), Fabrik (Madrid, Spain) and  Pacha (Madrid, Barcelona and La Pineda, etc.), Ushuaïa Tower (Ibiza, Spain) to name but a few.