Carista is more than just a DJ. The Utrecht native has also captivated the world with her talents as a music producer and curator. She has the sensational ability to take listeners on intriguing journeys, effortlessly weaving through genres, she ignites smiles and the desire to dance. Her raw energy and soul-stirring selections have been showcased on radio shows and dancefloors worldwide. Turning the heads of music lovers and tastemakers, her BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix was nominated as 2020’s Mix of the Year. Whilst ensuring to remain in touch with her fan base during these challenging times, she continues to make significant contributions to the music community.
Her label and platform United Identities, has been instrumental in her journey to curate and share music. A few years ago on her mission to connect like-minded lovers of contemporary music, Carista initiated the all-inclusive club night and music platform, in the process she engaged with many unfamiliar and surprising local artists. Modern Intimacy Volume 1, her first compilation for United identities, is a captivating and forward-thinking selection that shines a light on these rising talents from The Netherlands. These experiences have not only inspired her taste, but have also triggered her in her own music production process. More recently, after a great length of silent tweaking, she released her first single Aisa's Dream, a dreamy introverted amalgamation of her broad spectrum of musical influences and experiences.
Carista has proved to be an unstoppable force, with her charismatic and infectious style, that is built upon the delightful chemistry and response she draws from crowds. Who knows what the future holds for the United Identities head honcho, she has certainly left us with a strong taste for more. With a swiftly growing fanbase, she shows no signs of slowing down, continuing to create and curate remarkable music.
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