An L.A. transplant who received a warm pleasant (not forgetting a record offer) within the Bay Region, this youthful DJ/producer happens to be focusing on his debut launch for Om Information. Rithma was created Etienne Stehelin, and got his early trained in jazz acoustic guitar. He names Kilometers Davis as his solitary most crucial musical impact — except maybe his musician mom. Rithma’s star offers ascended rather quickly up to now: it had been just in 1997 that he created and self-released his 1st track, entitled “Rithma 001.” The record was mainly a practice operate; it wasn’t before second attempt, “Rithma 002,” that he received any actual attention from your music community. Follow-up songs produced in cooperation with Scott Finley, a longtime friend and previous bandmate, got released on Fiji Information in 1998 and 2000. The best-known is most likely Rithma vs. Scott Finley. Rithma’s single efforts got released through many underground dance brands including Tweekin Information in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA and Beau Monde within the U.K. He also added to Seems of Om, Vol. 2 and released two EPs, Caffeine Sunlight and The Get away, on Om Information. Both title songs received a fantastic response from your dance community, uplifting Om to indication him to some multi-album offer. An ardent globe traveler having a quirky love of life and a lot of stage existence, Rithma makes waves wherever he will go. As an Om designer, he plays among the better venues in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA and LA. He constantly arises at smaller locations and underground celebrations however; he’ll frequently provide impromptu, unannounced shows that last all night. This DJ became known for live units of hard-hitting, energized tech-house. He continuing to donate to compilation CDs, including 4 A.M. Sound of Technology House, and started focus on a full-length slated for launch in middle-2003.