Hailing from Vancouver, BC and now residing in San Francisco, CA, ill-esha burst onto the North American electronic scene as a soul vocalist featured on various releases for the likes of Breakbeat Science, Fokuz, and BluSaphir, gradually becoming known for the seamless incorporation of original vocals and MCing into DJ sets expressing her unique take on bass music. Her multi-dimensional approach spans glitch hop, dubstep and downtempo, creating a dynamic live show which has set ill-esha apart amidst some of electronic music’s most groundbreaking acts.
With releases on trendsetting labels such as Muti Music, Daly City, Street Ritual, Subway, Haunted Audio, Dub Police and Simplify, ill-esha has ranked #1 on Junodownload, #2 on Addictech, and #3 on the Beatport Electronic charts as well as held the #1 spot on Soundcloud for 2 weeks in early 2011. ill-esha’s most recent album, Circadian Rhythms, released on San Francisco’s Daly City, went public to critical acclaim in the electronic world catapulting her trademark blend of feminine energy and ruthless bass to further worldwide recognition.
“This release (Circadian Rhythms) is just another moment for people to acknowledge a leading star in the (Electronic)community.” Afromonk.com, 2011
Since the release of her first 12” single in her teens, ill-esha has been honing her skills as vocalist, MC, DJ and Producer who delivers studio efforts and live shows setting the stage for the future of electronic music.