About David Morales
David Morales is a true vanguard in the world of dance music and the efforts of the Brooklyn native remains unparalleled. As a working DJ, remixer, and producer for over 25 years some of his accomplishments are as follows:
Debut album by artist David Morales & The Bad Yard Club, The Program, released 1993 on Mercury Records (Universal) featuring club and radio hit, “In de Ghetto”
1996 Grammy Award Nominee for Producer of the Year; Mariah Carey’s album, Daydream for the song, “Fantasy”
1997 Grammy Award Nominee for Remixer of the Year
1998 Grammy Award Winner for Remixer of the Year
Released “Needin’ U” in 1998 on his own label, DMI Records, under the alias “The Face.” The track licensed to Mercury Records UK soon became a #1 Dance Record and video which is still being licensed and covered around the world.
Modeled for Iceberg Jeans in 2000-2001. His face appeared on buses, billboards and magazines such as L’Uomo, GQ and Vogue (U.S., British and Italian) as part of a world wide campaign.
Co-owned the legendary club, Stereo, in Montreal from 2003-2008.
Ultra Records releases Morales’ second album entitled Two Worlds Collide in 2005. The first single, “How Would U Feel,” proved successful on the dance floor while “Here I Am” performed by UK artist Tamra is prominently featured in the smash 2006 film, The Devil Wears Prada. “Feels Good,” performed by Angela Hunte landed a major position in the end credits of 2008 film Don’t Mess with the Zohan.
Remixed and produced over 500 releases for artists including Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Eric Clapton, Pet Shop Boys, U2, Whitney Houston, and Jamiroquai to name a few.
Participated in the 2006 “ALDO FIGHTS AIDS” campaign
Has appeared on numerous TV shows and documentaries shown on the BBC, MTV, Music Plus, BET, and Tokyo TV to name a few.
Hosts a Sunday night radio show on Paris radio station FG DJ Radio.
Owns and operates Def Mix Productions with his manager/partner Judy Weinstein representing Frankie Knuckles, Satoshi Tomiie and Hector Romero.
Continues to tour North America , South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia as a DJ
Continues as a resident DJ at Pacha Ibiza
Currently working on his new studio album due out in 2011
Steely Dan delivered the first “Brooklyn (Owes The Charmer Under Me)” in 45 years during the third outing of their five-night residency at New York City’s Beacon Theatre.
Trey Anastasio offered up a solo acoustic debut of “Sanity” and more during his concert at the Riverside Theater in Milwaukee on Friday night.
Umphrey’s McGee busted out “Transdermal Celebration” during the second night of their three-night run at the Georgia Theatre in Athens.
The JamBase 20th Anniversary 20 For 20 series continues with a list of 20 Fan Sites launched in the past 20 years.
Spafford released audio from their recent show at The Bluebird in Bloomington, Indiana which featured two completely improvised sets just in time for this week’s ‘Full Show Friday’ column.