Crystallmess (birth name Christelle Oyiri), is a French born Ivoirian/Guadeloupean producer, DJ, writer and artist based in Paris.
Her teeming production immediately stands out, yet oscillates freely between melodic techno, afro-trance and abrasive dancehall. Her stunning debut EP “MERE NOISES” has graced the CDJ’s of Bill Kouligas, Kode9 and Bonaventure among others, and has more exciting releases to announce soon.
Alumnus of Creative Europe’s SHAPE platform for innovative music and art and NTS WIP 2019 as well as NTS Radio resident, Crystallmess approach to production, DJing and performance bridges radical energy and fantasmatic afrofuturism. Her polyrhythmic and eclectic DJ style gives an uncompromising, globalized and diasporic definition to techno and club music in general and has seduced world’s finest clubs including De School, Saule/Berghain, Corsica Studios, Concrete, sharing key slots with Helena Hauff or Lotic and created sound designs for fashion houses such as Kenzo or Paco Rabanne.
As AQNB declares : “Crystallmess set was the highlight of the night, she reads the crowd’s pace perfectly but always stays one step ahead of it.” Her devotion to club music and multifaceted nature makes Crystallmess is an unstoppable force to reckon with.