Festival of
Contemporary
Music & Arts

Alsisar Mahal, Rajasthan, India

28.3036° N, 75.2853° E

Carista

Carista, a versatile selector who isn't afraid to surprise the crowd whenever, wherever by doing what she is best - sharing her infectious positive energy as a human being and her taste in good music to you and yours.

The hidden gem of The Netherlands is without a doubt Carista. The DJ sets of the Dutch Surinamese are swinging easily between electronic rhythms and soulful grooves. Her diverse selection goes from hip-hop, house, bass heavy sounds to disco, jazz and everything in between.

By doing so she is a very welcome DJ to play for the finest dancefloors of Dutch clubs like De School, Claire, De Marktkantine, BAR and BIRD but also renowned iconic festivals such as Lowlands, Appelsap Festival and Dekmantel. Slowly but surely she’s also crossing the borders of Holland to play in venues in Belgium and Germany. There is not one specific box where you can put Carista. As a music enthusiast at first she collected and still collects all kinds of records for years and decided in July 2015 to host her own radios how on online radio station Red Light Radio because she felt that something was missing soundwise at that particular time. She immediately became a resident and people started noticing her unique sound, impressive record collection and hosting skills.

Making radio is the core of what Carista loves to do with all her heart and since September 2017 she also holds a monthly residency on London-based online radio station NTS. In both shows, on Red Light Radio and NTS, the Utrecht-native shares timeless and exciting music from the (inter)national music scene in its broadest sense with her listeners.

It’s for sure that she is most certainly one to keep your eyes and ears on.

January 5, 1918 : I heard it over the airwaves... the nomads are on their way, I can hear the beat of the drum.
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