Noted for his versatility and musical range, Philip attributes much of his influences to his Middle Eastern heritage and western upbringing. Known for his unmistakable sound, Philip’s DJ sets and productions are rich with groovy hypnotic melodies and driving basslines. In his young years, Philip played percussion with his brother Julien and some high school mates, performing as musical act Elemental.
Much of Philip’s early nightlife experience began in the late 90s toward the end of high school, in Montreal at Sona and Redlite. Over the years, he began working more frequently in the studio on original productions and remixes, and further developed his audio engineering skills. A few of Philip’s early studio mentors are Nick Warren, Hernan Cattaneo, Habersham, Darin Epsilon to name a few.
After finishing his university, Philip moved to Miami in 2005 and after to relocated to Belgium and Holland. While staying in Europe, Philip promoted his sound at festivals like the Amsterdam Dance Event and Tomorrowland.
In 2012, Philip returned to Miami. While in Miami Philip had the opportunity to play in distinguished clubs like Vagabond and Nikki and enjoyed residencies at TSL Lounge, Treehouse, Do Not Sit on the Furniture, among others. Chedid performed with some of the world’s most celebrated artists from all dance music genres, such as Nick Warren, Jody Wisternoff, Dave Seaman, Eelke Kleijn, Marc Marzenit, Guy Mantzur, Sahar Z, Darin Epsilon, Clarian, Einmusik, Omid 16B, SIS, Thomas Schumacher, Birds of Mind, Armen Miran, Bedouin, Vanilla Ace, H-Foundation, Jody Wisternoff, Danny Howells, Miyagi, Jozif, Of Norway, Mikey Lion, Tara Brooks, Flavio Navarro, Zach Walker, Jonathan Will, Derek Hena, Aninha, among others.
In the Spring of 2014, Philip released “Remaindermen” on Sound Avenue’s “We are the Future” spring compilation. His Spring 2016 Bayti EP on Crossfade sounds received solid support and recommendations from Hernan Cattaneo and Nick Warren, among others.
His 2016 collab with Darin Epsilon ‘Endless Sands of Time’ [Parquet] received stellar reviews by Deep House Amsterdam, among other noted publishers. Over the next couple years, the releases have been coming more anand in 2017 Philip formed the imprint Endless Sands of Time.
Now with over 12 label affiliations, Philip has taken a deeper reflection in his music and artistic approach to the scene. Now residing in Los Angeles, Philip continues to work on his craft and is recognized as a up and coming artist with much potential having a solid outlook like many other artists emerging from the pandemic. Look out for future releases by Philip Chedid on Beatport, Trackitdown, Itunes, and other digital stores.
01. Ogere – Black Keys
02. Elec Brown – Nokuduma
03. Santo – Vapor
04. Solidmind, Joshua Wasem – Kedjemar
05. Simone Vitullo, Anton jay – My Own
06. Massh – Ditoro
07. Oliver Schories – Devon
08. Sander van Doorn – Drink to Get Drunk (Eli & Fur Remix)
09. Yulia Niko – Pura Vida
10. Calussa, Malone – More Life (After-hours Mix)
11. Raw Main – Koba
12. YORY – Space Diver (Babayaga & Josh Blackwell Remix)
13. Catsinka – Bella Maria