ABOUT VANESSA: With over $4.5million in poker tournament winnings, Vanessa Rousso (who was a finalist on CBS' hit show Big Brother in 2016) is one of the top pro poker players in the world by day--but by night, this French-American is also an avid electronic music producer and DJ. The Duke grad started producing music in her twenties while studying at the renowned Berklee School of Music. A 360 degree musician, Vanessa composes her own harmonies, melodies and beats, writes lyrics, designs and synthesizes sounds from scratch. She has DJ'd special events and major nightclubs worldwide including The Gallery at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas, Aura Nightclub at the Atlantis in Paradise Island, and SheRocks Nightclub in Rio Brazil.
ABOUT MELISSA: With roots in the deep/tech house underground of her native Montreal, Quebec, Mel Ouellet's mixes artfully blend soulful vocals, dub elements, and raw found sound, into a wide variety of newer genres (like twerk, trap, and future house). Mel's inherent ability to defy the confines of genre, is reflected in her intuitive open format dance floor savvy. Mel is also an accomplished vocalist and producer--having completed programs in minimal house production and mixing EDM at Berklee Online Music School and the internationally renowned Point Blank Music School of London.