Brando AKA “Hip Sockit” offers his heart opening soulful soundscapes that seamlessly weave music styles & cultures. A globally blended tapestry of beats, bumps, & baselines that penetrate to the marrow of your bones, spiraling around your undulating spine and unearthing your body.
Hip Sockit crafts his sets from a wide range of music focusing on top quality tracks that make hips shake and bodies move. His skillful transitions between sounds, styles, and textures, makes it easy to sweat the dance floor all night long. Starting his career on vinyl records in 1995, Hip Sockit has played Clubs, Ecstatic Dances, and Weddings all over the world, including spots in Montréal, Greece, Israel, and the famed Ibiza. One of the original creators of Northampton’s premier dance event, POLLINATE, Brando has been featured as an emerging artist on fmainstream.com and a featured guest on the Valley Advocates video podcast series.