A native of Seattle, HeavyGrinder currently resides in Los Angeles where she is a part time student, and full time DJ. At age thirteen, she began to actively pursue her love of music and being on center stage by taking up vocal training and modeling. After years of traveling, she made her way to LA in 1998. It was in the City of Angels that she realized her new love, cozying up to the sounds of underground dance music, captivated by the power of the DJ and the reaction of the crowd.
A dream was born.
HeavyGrinder is capturing the attention of audiences worldwide. Spain ( Ibiza ), Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia and Mexico have been key international stops for this talent so far. In the Los Angeles club scene alone, she has played at most notable venues including Key Club, Highlands, Century Club, Avalon, Sunset Room and White Lotus. When she’s not playing in her hometown, HG is regularly headlining events across the United States at some of the biggest clubs and has performed in cities from Anchorage to Washington D.C., and Atlanta back to Honolulu as well as dozens of cities in between.
As of recent, HeavyGrinder has been working on her own music production and has released a track featuring the veteran vocal talents of SuSu Bobien on the well-respected house label, Soundmen on Wax; as well as a track ‘You think You do’ that was pressed on vinyl by Star Fruits Records.
In Fall of 2007, HeavyGrinder released a compilation CD, ‘Living a Dream’ from ODE Music in Japan. In May of 2008, a mix CD,’ Eternity’ has been released WorldWide from Rhythm Club Records. Whether it’s a DJ performance, her new mix CD or her efforts in music production, HG continues to demonstrate why she has an ever-growing fan base through out the world and why she will continue to be a name to follow for many years to come.
‘Music is an unspoken language… A way to express feelings and emotion… Speak through the music, not through words.’ HeavyGrinder