MichaelPetzel aka Shlump grew up in California’s Bay Area, learning the guitar at age 9and falling in love with music at first through the energy of metal and punk. Developinga taste for electronic music in high school via Apex Twin, Squarepusher, and WarpRecords, he began to jump into music production, combiningdrum loops withrecordings of his guitar. After being blown away the sub bass in his intro to dubstep,Coki and Cluekid’s “Sensi Dub”, and experiencing his first west coast electronic musicfestivals, Michael’s love for bass music bloomed and he began to to develop hissignature sounds as he dedicated himself to his music career.Infusing elements of classic dubstep with west coast flavor with otherwordly sounddesign, Shlump has pioneered his unique “Alien Bass” sound, creating a vibrant galaxy ofbass filled with forward thinking nuance and massive waves of low end. His live sets takeaudiences across the continent on a psychedelic spaceship ride through Shlump’suniverse, visiting high energy devastating supernovas of bass and voyaging into depeerrealms filled with the cosmic twinkle of sonic stardust.Shlump has abducted the ears of a wide range of electronic music fans with releases onWakaan, Deadbeats, Circus Records, Deep Dark & Dangerous, along with collaborationswith and remixes for artists such as Liquid Stranger, LSDream, and Doctor P. He hasshowcased his Alien Bass sound at festival stages such as Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo,Shambhala, Bass Canyon, and many more.While at home, Shlump enjoys skateboarding, hiking, and spending time with hiskittenand family In between exploring the auditory mysteries of outer space.
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