A native of Seattle, HeavyGrinder currently resides in Los Angeles where she is a full time celebrity DJ. At age thirteen, she began to actively pursue her love of music and being on center stage by taking up vocal training and modeling. After years of traveling, she made her way to LA in 1998. It was in the City of Angels that she realized her new love, cozying up to the sounds of underground dance music, captivated by the power of the DJ and the reaction of the crowd.
A dream was born.
HeavyGrinder has toured nonstop for the last 10 years.
She has appeared at such music festivals as Coachella (2 shows), Glow 2011 Seattle,
Electric Beach Hawaii, Texas Freedom Festival, Utopia Los Angeles,
Electric Fairy Tale, EPR San Francisco, Kandy Festival,
Electric Daisy Carnival.
HeavyGrinder is capturing the attention of audiences worldwide. Spain ( Ibiza ), Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Mexico have been key international stops for this talent so far. In the Los Angeles club scene alone, she has played at most notable venues including Key Club, Highlands, Century Club, Avalon, Sunset Room, White Lotus and others. When she’s not playing in her hometown, HG is regularly headlining events across the United States at some of the biggest clubs and has performed in cities from Anchorage to Washington D.C., and Atlanta back to Honolulu as well as dozens of cities in between.
As of recent, HeavyGrinder has been working on her own music production and has released a track featuring the veteran vocal talents of SuSu Bobien on the well-respected house label, Soundmen on Wax; as well as a track ‘You think You do’ that was pressed on vinyl by Star Fruits Records.
In Fall of 2007, HeavyGrinder released a compilation CD, Living a Dream in Japan.
In May of 2008, a mix CD,’ Eternity’ has been released WorldWide.
HeavyGrinder’s single, ‘mind eraser’ feat. Zelma Davis from C+C music factory was a Top 40 iTunes hit for 5 weeks. Her release ‘break the wall’ was featured in KFC Japan’s commercial. Her latest releases ‘Bass is my BF’ feat. Precise, ‘Fluff’ with Nylon Pink & Audiostalkers, ‘Superstar’ with Sue Cho was charted in beatport.com ’s top 100 in electro house.
Whether it’s a DJ performance, her new mix CD or her efforts in music production, HG continues to demonstrate why she has an ever-growing fan base through out the world and why she will continue to be a name to follow for many years to come.