It’s been a busy 12 months for house DJ/producer Jamie Prado. Splitting time between his residence in Los Angeles and an apartment in his native Colombia, Prado has released a staggering amount of music over the past year. With each release he’s garnered the adoration of ever-growing fan base, as well as fellow artists and press alike. He’s the true embodiment of a globetrotting, and globally minded, musician.
Prado spent 2015 developing his signature sound, a mixture of deep house with polyrhythmic Latin grooves, tropical textures, and 90s-era club music; releasing a series of impactful EPs on respected house labels Perfect Driver and House of Hustle. Prado was subsequently hand picked to write the theme song for MTV/LogoTV’s “Secret Guide to Fabulous”. He then gained his first international exposure with “Understand”, a collaborative single with Stranger, which premiered on Tiesto’s ClubLife podcast.
Prado kicked off the new year by bringing his studio productions to the stage; performing in clubs alongside luminaries such as Oliver, Goldroom, Breakbot, Phonat, and Aeroplane. “African Sun”, a single released on EDM Network’s Ivory Oasis imprint, hit #19 on Spotify’s “US Top 50 Viral” charts. He then followed up the success of “African Sun” with a prolific flow of releases. “Restless/New Era”, “Milk & Honey/Seven Seas”, and “Return to Indio” earned him high praise from dance blogs everywhere, adding to an already impressive resume of coverage from the likes of Vice/Thump, Acid Stag, NestHQ, Discobelle, Caveman Sound, Earmilk, and more.
Prado performed at Golden Voice’s Splash House in June 2016, and was tapped to record the official Splash House mixtape, which premiered on Magnetic Mag. The surge in industry buzz around him during the first 6 months of the year culminated with full-length feature stories in both LA Weekly and Billboard Magazine. Ever busy in the studio, Prado’s focus now turns toward the future, which will see the release of official remixes for Anderson Paak and Bomba Estereo, as well as performances across the globe. The world has taken notice.