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Bio

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DJ Trichrome the ‘Vibesetta’ has music flowing through his veins…he started playing drums at the age of 10, enjoyed raiding his dad’s record collection and was DJing his school dances and starting bands and getting some radio experience starting  in the 1980’s and keeps raging the turntables.

Trichrome maintains his own niche in this world of digital media…with REAL VINYL! He has been spinning records for more than 25 years and is JUST getting started.

His career as DJ Trichrome started in 1998 alongside Pacesetter Sound System and then Formula Sound System in Madison, WI. In 2001 Trichrome moved to Minneapolis, MN where he formed III Kings Sound System and founded Trichrome Productions in 2004. Trichrome went on to DJ weekly roots and culture events for over 5 years, before making his way back to Madison, WI (2008) where he currently resides and can be heard DJing reggae music at venues like Majestic, Alchemy, High Noon Saloon,  Nattspil, throughout the city, across the country and beyond with local and national acts.

2014 marks the 10 Year Anniversary of Trichrome Productions rocking cities across the United States and beyond bringing the vibes that only DJ Trichrome can bring. Some highlights include:

  • Nominated for 2014 “DJ of the Year” by MAMA (Madison Area Music Awards)
  • Bringing reggae legend Mikey Dread to the U.S. on his last tour in 2007, spending quality time with a legend.
  • Playing alongside Lucky Dube at First Avenue in Minneapolis, MN, just months before he was gunned down in South Africa.
  • 48 city Summer Unity Tour (2011) alongside 311, Sublime w Rome and DJ Soulman
  • 2012 Spring Tour alongside 311
  • Resident DJ and party rocker at Glass Roots Art Shows 2012 , 2013 & 2014
  • 311 Caribbean Cruises 2011, 2012, 2013,2015
  • Multiple festivals with bands like Deftones and Israel Vibration
  • Numerous fund raisers

Trichrome has had the honor to share the stage the last decade with many world class musicians including:

  • 311
  • Aswah Greggory and the Enforcers
  • Ballyhoo
  • Blue King Brown
  • Burning Spear
  • Collie Buddz
  • Culture
  • Dubtonic Kru
  • Doug Benson
  • Eek-a-Mouse
  • Easy Star All~Stars
  • Expendables
  • Fortunate Youth
  • Groundation
  • Hieroglyphics
  • Iration
  • Israel Vibrations
  • John Brown’s Body
  • Justin Hinds & The Dominos
  • Ken Boothe
  • Kottonmouth Kings
  • Les Nubians
  • Lucky Dube
  • Michael Rose (Black Uhuru)
  • Mikey Dread
  • Passafire
  • Pato Banton
  • Pepper
  • Rebelution
  • Stick Figure
  • Sublime w/ Rome
  • The Dirty Heads
  • The Meditations
  • The Mighty Heptones
  • The Supervillins
  • The Wailers
  • Yellowman
  • Zion~I

For more info contact DJ Trichrome