Starkiss or Joseph Starkey, has been dedicated to the sounds since he was spinning in his room at age 15. Soon enough, He landed his first gig before he was even old enough to get into some of the clubs he was playing. By 2007, Starkiss began landing gigs all over the US and Canada. He quickly teamed up with Ravers Only in New York and Good Vibes Promotions in Baltimore, becoming a familiar face on hardcore lineups throughout the northeast.
In 2010, Starkiss released his first tunes, some of which topped online download charts, and were featured on BBC Radio One. As he continued to push his DJ skills and production, Starkiss also became a driving force behind the crews that he represented, going the extra distance to help host events and organize bookings. With years of experience behind the scenes, he decided to step up to manage his own event in 2014, flying under the banners of Ravers Only and Good Vibes.
His tracks have been featured in a number of compilations, including, This Is Powerstomp Volume 2, Future Generation Of Hardcore 2, Future Hardcore Classics 8, and Hardcore Addiction 6. Expect more big things from this kid I don’t see him stopping anytime soon and now with the world famous UK label Lethal Theory Raw backing him only time can tell what else he has up his sleeve for this rave scene.