Gina Star is someone you should know about it, or you will pretty soon. Originally from Dallas, Texas, Gina moved to LA to pursue her career in 2006. Soon after she fond herself over the pond and getting major support on her tracks and airplay from the likes of Pete Tong, along with some Beatport smash hits in "This Is Hollywood" and "I Want It Now" (Toolroom) which samples Queen "I Want It Now," a feat in itself having received clearance.
Things are only looking forward for Gina with tons of her music slated to release and a massive new podcast series, not to mention playing Los Angeles' premier house venue, Avalon, alongside Oakenfold this weekend (more info below). Her new track "Midnight' V Yazoo" was in the Miami Buzz chart and is getting early support and plays from Armin van Buuren, Fedde Le Grand, Mark Knight, Grum, Miss Nine, David Jones and Nicky Romero; take a listen below! You keep can keep up with Gina by following her on Twitter too.
Gina Star is a name we are putting our money on here at Toolroom. With her first record going top ten on Beatport, Gina Star is a name you will be hearing a lot of. – Mark Knight
Join Gina Star as she counts down her Top 10 records for the month, and also plays a couple of her past favorites.
Dubdivision "All By Myself" (David Jones Remix) - Spinnin Records
The Naked & Famous "Young Blood" (Tiesto & Hardwell Remix) - Musical Freedom
Martin Solveig "The Night Out" (Madeon Remix Extended) - Mixture
Henrik B & Rudy "Leave A Light On" (Original Mix) - Axtone Records
Dada Life "Rolling Stones T-Shirt" (Cazzette Approaching Starry Homes Remix) - So Much Dada
Past Dance Favorite: C-Mos "2 Million Ways" (Axwell Remix) - Motivo Productions 2005
deadmau5 feat. Chris James "The Veldt" (8 Minute Edit) - mau5trap
Gina Star V Yazoo "Midnight" (Original Mix) - White Label ***Magnetic Favorite***
Sub Focus "Out The Blue" (Club Mix) - RAM Records
Calvin Harris feat. Ne-Yo "Let's Go" (Extended Mix) - Ultra
Jonathan Johansson "Stockholm" (John Dahlback Remix) - Hybris
Old Favorite - Erasure "Chorus" - Mute Records 1991
Gina Star w/ Paul Oakenfold at Avalon Sat 5/19
Gina will be playing a closing set from 2am-4am at Avalon this Saturday with Paul Oakenfold. If you like real house music, head on down for a night of big room progressive. Should be a good one!
Put this unreleased gem on replay to get you ready for the night!
Here's a nice interview from last year where Gina tells all about how she got into DJing/Producing: