For over 20 years, Melleefresh has been breaking new ground in Dance and Electro as a singer, songwriter, producer, DJ, and President of Toronto-based independent label Play Records. Her brilliant work from ’05 – ’09 with Deadmau5 (as duo Freshmau5) earned her a Juno nomination, and Beatport #1 hits “After Hours”, “Hey Baby”, “Attention Whore,” and “Sex Slave” Cocktail Queen, Something Inside Me.
In recent years, Melleefresh’s boundless energy has facilitated countless collaborations and attracted talent worldwide. A short list might include a classic Melleefresh & Dirty 30 original “Beautiful, Rich & Horny” remixed by deadmau5, and Starkillers from Las Vegas and Dirtyloud from Brazil; a Spekrfreks and Melleefresh original “Damelo” remixed by Koen Groeneveld from Holland, DJ PP from Uruguay, and Darth & Vader from Brazil; and a Melleefresh original “Intuition” remixed by Alex Kenji from Italy, Muzzaik from Holland, and UK native Dubsidia.
Refusing to limit her creativity to a genre, Melleefresh’s 2012 Dubstep collab with Calvertron produced Beatport #1 “8BitDreamz”. A remix by Dank put the trak at #1 again in drum n bass In 2013, Melleefresh teamed up with Spekrfreks to produce #1 Glitch Hop track “Wishin’”. Her most recent track “My Life Without You” with Alixander III delves into the world of minimal and tech house.
Always a familiar face at Toronto’s annual Pride celebrations, for World Pride 2014 Play Records commandeered their own stage, where Melleefresh and her Runaway Bride dancers burned up the dance floor, performing with DJ Spydabrown, Spkerfreks, Billy Newton-Davis, and Vita Chambers.
In her spare time, Melleefresh has been working with DJ Spydabrown to unveil the brand new Play Deep Studios, Play Records’ sister recording studio in London, UK, as well as planning her video directorial debut for the 40ozProfits remix of “Sex Slave” #1 Hit in Hip Hop charts 2013 – 2014