Barbi Castelvi (a.k.a. DJ BARBI) has been a professional dj since 1996. She has shared stages with Lupe Fiasco, A-TRAK, Chromeo, Newcleus, Dj Godfather, Egyptian Lover, Dj Slugo, Dj Deeon, Hatiras, Morgan Geist, Aaron LaCrate/Hollertronix, TTC, Edu K., Daniel Haaksman, MSTRKRFT, Orbital, Arthur Baker, Junior Sanchez, Dj Scribble with Dave Navarro, FEIST, Peaches, Marky Ramone,Dj Sneak, Steedlord, Qbert, Vive La Fete, The Hacker, Smash TV, Peter Hook (New Order/Joy Division),Crossover, Dj Unknown, Princess Superstar, Orbital, The Juan Maclean, Death From Above 1979, James, Tommie Sunshine and many more. She has played big room dance clubs like Circa, The Mod Club, This is London, The Phoenix concert theatre and others. DJ BARBI is mostly known to be a lifestyle dj and has deejayed for celebrities Paris Hilton, Colin Farrel,Ben Mulroney, Pink, Nelly Furtado, Nick Nolte, Mickey Roarke, Jason Schwartzman, Susan Sarandon, Jaime King, Matthew McConaughey, Rosario Dawson, Guns and Roses, Stone Temple Pilots, The Strokes, Marilyn Manson, Avril Levine, Sum 41, Barenaked Ladies,The Cult, Russell Peters, Christopher Plummer, Crash Test Dummies, Dan Aykroyd, Will Ferrel and Janeane Garafelo.
DJ Barbi is well known for her extensive knowledge of underground electronic music, urban music , as well as New Wave/Punk music. Her style has been described as a retro futuristic musical journey exploring the long lost sounds of 80's booty/Miami bass, Ghetto Tech, Chicago Juke, and true school Electrofunk. She is also known for her 80's European Disco and Nu Disco sets which has recently gained popularity amidst obscurity.
DJ BARBI also co-owns and operates record label Intellegenix almost 100 releases to date and full digital distribution to over 180 online stores including itunes, beatport and juno. She is also one half of electronic duo, Syntonics. Syntonics own a fully functional recording studio and have over 20 years of recording studio experience.