Dick Diamonds, aka Dan Tracy is a DJ/producer of Deep House, Techno and Indie Dance/Nu-Disco hailing from Toronto, Canada. Dick Diamonds is the founder of Toronto’s Deep North Crew, the popular Late & Deep events and a member in the production duos known as the Hermans, Choke Artists and Sean Roman & Dick Diamonds.Dick Diamonds founded THE DEEP NORTH, which is a promotions company, blog and crew well known for it’s late night party series LATE & DEEP, which aims to bring high quality producers and DJ’s from abroad to Toronto’s bustling EDM market. Since its inception in the spring of 2011, the Deep North has brought many of the worlds best producers and DJ’s to Toronto, many of which previously had not been heard of before in the city.
Committed to the growth of Toronto’s electronic music scene, Dick Diamonds has built a reputation as one of Toronto’s hardest working promoters, one who is not new to taking risks in order to keep moving his city forward by building a sustainable market for quality underground electronic music in Canada. Through his work with the Deep North, Dick Diamonds and his crew we asked to become founding partners in Toronto’s nascent Sound in Motion Electronic Music Festival, which held it’s first event in the summer of 2012 – – a three day event which brought together some of the best musicians and DJs from North America and Europe’s underground. As a DJ, Dick Diamonds has played in Toronto’s top clubs and venues, and has shared the stage with some of the worlds most exciting acts in Canada, England, France, Germany, Austria and Brazil.
As a member of the production duos the Hermans (with Deep North member Maxwell Church) and work with the Deep North’s Sean Roman, Dick Diamonds has blazed a trail of releases in 2012 with music launched and forthcoming on respected labels such as On The Prowl (USA), Extended Play (UK), Runnin Wild (UK), Subtrak (USA), Zoo:Technique (ITALY), 530Techno (USA) and Molotov21 (Brazil) – – with remixes by world class producers such as Deepchild, Sacha Robotti, BUBBA, Murr, Sean Roman, Beep Dee, Alicia Hush and Gabriel Boni. As a result of these releases, and his work with rising star Sean Roman, Dick Diamonds had the chance to go on a European Tour during November and December of 2012, where he played events at famed venues such as 93 Feet East, Pratersauna and La Villette Enchantée, among others.
With his productions being supported and played by the likes of Laurent Garnier , Basic Soul Unit, Alland Byallo, Sacha Robotti, Billy Dalessandro, Marques Wyatt, Lady Blacktronika, DJ Spider, Hakim Murphy, Populette, Nathan Barato, Mr. Ho, Owen Howells, White Lions, Chris Woodward, Bubba, T-Bone, Jet Project, Tomas Jirku and countless others, it issafe to say that this newcomer is off to a strong start.Expect to see Dick Diamonds’ unrelenting work ethic and creativity to continue to shine for some time to come.