TEAM

artist mgmt + CoFounder

sara aka tings

Tings (she/her) is the golden girl that loves every part of the music industry. Working mostly at venues, events, and festivals, her combined 10+ years dancing around, she hopes to bring her loving energy and insight to Solar Sounds. 

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operations + artist mgmt + CoFounder 

riva

Riva  (she/they) is your favorite hype girl. 

When she's not behind the decks, you'll probably find her yelling on the dance floor.

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community + social media + cofounder 

bianca

Bianca (she/they) is full of calm, but vibrant energy that is fueled by  the creativity of connecting people through the universal language of music, arts, and community.

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Riva + bianca | Resident

Riva + Bianca (she/they) have a love language of house & techno that has brought them around NJ, NYC, Pittsburgh, DC, Philly, Florida, & Costa Rica. The duo has provided support for artists like Jaded, Cloonee, J.Worra, LP GIobbi, Steve Darko, Gene Farris, MINA, Joey with the Mustache, Alexis Tucci + played festivals such as Hulaween, Elements, and other local fests.

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BLANCO RABBIT | Resident

Blanco Rabbit (she/her) is an artist, visual designer, dj, and producer based in Philly. Her style is a psychedelic, adult sugar rush that embraces 90s nostalgia. 

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ELECTRIC HONEY | resident

Electric Honey (she/her) is a multi-faceted artist and DJ from Philadelphia. Since 2018, her high energy open-format DJ sets have taken center stage everywhere from Philadelphia, to Brooklyn, to DC. As a dancer-turned-DJ, Electric Honey is no stranger to feeling the beat of the music and getting the crowd moving.

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SHAI FM | resident

Shai FM creates and plays percussive, emotive music with a global orientation. Coming up in the San Francisco Bay Area, his influences span from classic four-to-the-floor house to the forefronts of club and bass music, exploring the connecting threads across cultures, geographies, and eras. His sets are shapeshifting explorations of rhythm and emotion, veering from introspective headnodders to floor-shaking drum workouts.

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FIRESTONE | resident

Firestone (he/they) is an engineer and classically trained vocalist turned DJ from Philadelphia and the creator of Polari: A Queer Agenda. They mix electronic music including house, techno, and hyperpop, injecting ballroom, dark wave, and alt rock.

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URBAN KOWBOI | resident

Patrick (he/him) is an engineer, scientist and blender of sounds. He seeks to bring people with all musical tastes together. Genres: anything and everything, as long as it makes you move. 

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LINSKI | resident

Linski (he/him) is a veteran and a longtime patron of the underground scene, he now resides in South Philly. 

Pulling influence and sounds from his world travels, Linski has a robust library and aims to deliver a unique set that keeps you grooving.

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NEWMUVI | photo/video

Vi (she/her) is an experienced videographer & photographer currently based in philadelphia. She specializes in capturing the intimacy that lies in every genre of music, but edm will always have her heart and soul. She may come off as shy, but once she's in her element - it's full send. 

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SHAUN M | PHOTO

Based in Philadelphia, Shaun (he/him) will be shooting content for all things in our 2024 Open Decks Series.

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SAM AUG | VIDEO editing

Sammy Augugliaro (she/her) is a Philadelphia-based Marketing and Video Production Specialist. On most weekends you can probably find her at a show or festival! 

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lyssa | DECOR & mERCH

Lyssa (she/her) is a biologist, plant lover, and monkey caregiver. A creative at heart, she’s allowed her artistry to shine through all parts of her life. Find this queen hitting the dance floor and handling decor and merch.

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blanco design | CREATIVE

Misha (she/her) is our in-house pick for creative designs, visual artistry, graphics, art illustrations, and general creative consultation.

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want to collab?

Whether you are a DJ, a photographer, an organization, operations, visual artist, stage hands, etc - we always need help! Shoot us an email and let us how you're interested in working with us.