Techno / Electronica
Rabih Hamad– From a young age Soapbass was inspired by music. He started playing the bass guitar when he was in high school, at the ripe age of 16. By 2000, he was the bass guitarists for ‘Soul Active’. ‘Soul Active’ had a chance to play at the Rock Nation Music Festival and Hard Rock Café Festivals. They played a variety of rock songs including their own original songs. In 2002, ‘Soul Active’ won the Pick FM’s ‘Best Rock Song’ of the year, and they were featured by LBC and L’Orient le Jour. This gave the band the opportunity to record a professional album. In 2005, the band split up. SoapBass started his DJing career playing in private parties. He was no stranger to techno, being one of the first to witness the beginning of the new techno sound, SoapBass managed throughout the years to develop his own signature style. His brand of dry bass-heavy techno has won over many a techno head’s hearts over the years, playing in all kinds of environments, be it outdoor raves, boat parties, or underground parties; putting him at the helm of the underground techno scene. SoapBass has performed at some of the biggest underground clubs in Lebanon, as well as performing in Bahrain, Dubai, and Qatar. He has had the privilege to play at International Music Festivals, Kaotik Systems’ ‘Monster Bash’, and Psyleb events. Soap Bass has also created some smashing sets for Frisky Radio, UBRadio, Future Sound of House, and Beattunes! SoapBass’s eclectic and varying style allowed him to explore many genres of music. He joined the Psyleb team, where he indulged his fans in many psychedelic events playing minimal psy music. Also, Soap Bass joined Beirutish Records and produced all kinds of electronic sounds from minimal, to techno, to deep, to Nu disco, and so on. His wide range of music knowledge allowed him to reach fans from all styles and tastes.