Monday, January 22, 2018
Chris Hamer-Smith aka Chasm has over a decade of experience in the music industry as a producer, recording artist, youth mentor and DJ. He has produced two Aria nominated albums with his group Astronomy Class and has produced, remixed and recorded a plethora of acts from Thundamentals to 360, Hilltop Hoods, DJ Nino Brown, Marvin Priest, Starley, The Bamboos, Elizabeth Rose and Ash Grunwald.
Under his dance music alias, Dr Don Don, Chris also received international critical acclaim with his brand of chopped up funky/soulful house, garnering support from big names in the industry such as Atrak and Fatboy Slim. Chris has also collaborated with international acts well renowned in their genres – Gwen McCrae, Gappy Ranks, Fashawn, AG, David Dallas, Blak Twang and Guilty Simpson.
The past four years has seen Chris focussing his attention on youth mentoring, working as a music studio facilitator at The Information & Cultural Exchange in Sydney and through the Australian Museum’s Pacific youth reconnection project.
Chris is currently taking recording and production bookings out of his new home at Forbes Street Studios.