Secret Society Sessions – Episode 056
Jad Ad & Beat Syndrome
A music lover first and foremost, Jad AD has earned a reputation for selflessly pushing quality music through several different avenues. His passion for advancing the local scene through his *spark events has seen him host local and international artists that offer more unique and genuine sounds. Past guests include the likes of Petar Dundov, Andre Lodemann, Luke Hess, and Arthur Oskan.
In addition to throwing his own shows, Jad has earned himself a spot as A&R manager for Jimmy Van M’s Mater imprint, where he finds himself signing on and developing forward-thinking artists from across the globe. His drive to constantly push the boundaries of four-to-the-floor music has also led him to share the bill with DJs such as Estroe, Patrice Baumel, Chymera and Hernan Cattaneo.
Always one to keep his gaze to the future, Jad sees his all his experiences as building blocks for developing a better scene for himself and those around him.
Beat Syndrome’s offspring has found a home with some of the most prestigious imprints of the industry such as Sudbeat, Nettwerk Label, Sound Avenue and Baroque. Hamed is the host of his monthly radio show on Proton Radio which airs every first Monday of each month. He has managed to draw thousands of followers and listeners to his social network channels with his series of remixes for artists like The Arctic Monkeys, Daughter. Bjork, Sinatra and The Be Good Tanyas.
With his Feb 2016 release on Sudbeat music, Hamed has reenforced his position as one of the top electronic music
producers in Canada. His is currently promoting his new 4 track EP “Planetary Phase”.