David Starfire is a producer, composer, multi-instrumentalist and DJ based in Los Angeles and San Francisco. His production style is eclectic fusing world music with dance, breakbeats, hip hop and everything in between. He’s developed quite a following and his unique sound is catching the ears of music fans across the globe. David is signed with the internationally known label Six Degrees Records, home to artists such as The Orb, Bebel Gilberto, Banco De Gaia, Cheb i Sabbah, Karsh Kale, Midival Punditz, Michael Franti, DJ Spooky and many others.
The songs merge world instruments with vocals in Hindi, Punjabi, English and incorporating dance and hip-hop beats to create an exciting new modern worldly sound.
David started playing the guitar at 8 and by 17, he was composing, producing and recording songs in his bedroom on a 4-track and could play 5 instruments. He then became enthralled with electronic music and gravitated towards computer music production using sampling and drum machines. By 19, David was in a signed band and touring the states with the likes of Nine Inch Nails, Filter and Skinny Puppy. After years of experimentation in his home studio, he mastered the art of mixing and recording electronic music and traditional live instruments together. After a brief solo career in NYC and several bands later, David was part of the critically acclaimed band Cellophane Masses in San Francisco. Soon thereafter, his interest shifted towards world music and he started incorporating rich, textured world music sounds into electronic music.