The name Misjah has been synonymous with quality dance floor productions for over 17 years. He is considered to be one of the first to start Happy Hardcore and Acid Techno/Hardhouse. An innovator, an inspiration and living legend to many.
It all began in 1991 with releases under one of his alias’s “Dyewitness”. “Observing the earth”, “What would you like to hear”, “The Future” and “The Masterplan” already put his name on the map of dance floor hits. They are still considered all time classics.
After these releases, Midtown Records asked Misjah to start his own label for them; X-Trax was born on December 1994. He started producing tracks with the help of some friends: DJ Tim and Jeroen (Groovehead) Artists such as Ferry Corsten, Umek, and Piet Bervoets (Rank1) also had releases on X-Trax Classics from this label include: Trippin’ Out, The Club, Special Acid Edition, and of course “Access” which made it to the English charts in 1995.
Due to the huge success of X-Trax he was sought after by such artists like: Josh Wink, Jam and Spoon, Reflect, Format One, Finitribe, Denki Groove, etc to produce remixes for them.
Misjah has also produced under various artist/project names in different styles of dance music. In 1999 he started another project under the name “AMbassador”. It was under this name that he remixed “Blaze – My Beat”. His remix became a huge club hit and was used in the video clip. It even made it to the English charts.
In December 1999 he stopped doing the A&R for X-Trax and in 2001 he started a new label called ReRun.
He has released on numerous labels including: Craft Music, Wetmusik, Pocket, Zync, Mankind, Jericho etc. Just to name a few. His records can be found in the record bags of such djs as: Adam Beyer, Sven Vath, Carl Cox etc.
Since his dj career took off in 1994, he has been traveling around the globe continuously to all continents. Playing at famous clubs and festivals including: Dance Valley, Roskilde, Mayday and Nature One, etc
As a DJ, Misjah has his own funky style. His sets contain bits and pieces of almost all styles of dance music from techno to house and from minimal to electro and everything in between. He uses his records as tools, in order to create different sounds and tracks and is known for his flawless mixing on 3 turntables, and 2 cd players.
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