Archive of "Riders of the Plastic Groove" & "Technodrome" airing Fridays 8:00pm - 10:00pm pst.
on 88.9fm KUCI in Irvine and on the web at
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As a young girl Madison spent a lot of time traveling around Europe with her mother and being exposed to all types of music through her experiences with different cultures around the world. Soon after her travels, Madison took her newfound knowledge of music and started to arrange mixes for friends at parties that would create a tranquil and upbeat atmosphere that everyone could enjoy. She developed a real passion and love for electronic music and as a result began dedicating her life to getting closer to it.
As she began spinning and honing her skills as a performer, the music bug in Madison exploded. She became known for her infectious energy, and innovative style of music which has ranged anywhere from groovy house to banging funky progressive beats infused with trance, tribal, techno, electro, and breaks. She soon adopted the stage name of "Madison", and has been taking the electronic industry by storm since 2001 (before she even owned a pair of decks). With her "Counter Culture" house show with April McLellan on Grooveradio.com (#1 internet dance radio station). She began to vastly increase her fan base. More recently, in the past 6 months Madison has gained recognition as a vital contributor to the electronic scene. In 2005 she made it in the top 10 of the prestigious nationwide Beauty and the Beats contest sponsored by BPM Magazine and Rockstar. Madison has also played at Godskitchen alongside Eddie Haliwell, Kris B, and Fei Fei, showcased alongside James Zabiela on Power Tools radio, and has recently opened up for Cosmic Gate at Club Heaven and performed alongside many other artists such as Mark Lewis, Swedish Egil, Oscure, Nicholas Bennison, Speaker Junkies, Cody Lee, and at After Hour of Power alongside Jeff Baum and Donald Glaude. Her growing recognition also led her to a residency at Harmonic, a musical journey produced by Mark Lewis. She had a 6 month residency with Harmonic at the Hollywood hot spot White Lotus, which has given her a venue to showcase her music to fans not only in the electronic scene, but also people who have been long time listeners of other genres of music. Then in 2006 she got her first sponsor with Monster Energy Drink, which is just the beginning of what is to come!! Madison prides herself in being able to bring together people from all types of musical backgrounds and make sure that all of them are coming back for more!
With inspirations ranging from Sander Kleinenberg, Steve Lawler, The Rogue Element, Hyper, Paul Van Dyk, James Zabiela, Miss Kitten and fellow Swedes Sebastian Ingrosso. Eric Prydz, and Swedish Egil, her music continues to evolve into a powerful and infectious force that the electronic industry has never heard or seen before. Madison's personality and powerful stage presence compliments perfectly with her music. Her passion for her craft, her strong emotions and her upbeat energetic attitude are felt by everyone who she performs for. Madison is an "entertainer" who fans can not get enough of. Her innovative musical style, her strong work ethic, her undeniable infectious presence, and her growing following will ensure that she will be a very important asset to the electronic and dance industry for a very long time. Alas the journey continues. See you on the dancefloor!