Toes in the Sand
The label known for keeping true to the roots of the progressive sound expands its deep vibes to the world of Proton Radio. Featuring exclusive mixes from label artists and top local DJs from Cleveland, Ohio (the home of Toes), this show promises to bring you music that stirs your heart and soul, not 8-bit Nintendo video-game soundtracks. Hosted by your loyal servant and Toes in the Sand co-founder Deviant.
As the name implies, the music of Toes in the Sand Recordings is evocative of perfect moments that make you say, "Aaah." You know how good it feels when you're on the beach, running your feet through the sand, taking in a warm sea breeze. Toes in the Sand has captured through its releases those feelings of joy and contemplation. Specializing in progressive house and progressive breaks, our releases place an emphasis on musicality, arrangement, and composition. Our artists and remixers include Steve Porter, Andrew K, Naveen G, Siberian Son, Alican & Soner, Brahma, Michael Lanning, Drew Nichols, Kingkade, and many more of the world's rising talents. Keep it deep!
In 2004, Deviant and Amy Dana founded Toes in the Sand Recordings, which has grown into one of the world's most respected progressive labels.
As a DJ, Deviant's late-night sound has been the perfect finish during closing sets for Sean Cusick, Steve Porter, Hybrid, John Howard, Jerry Bonham, Mazi, Randall Jones, Habersham, and Thomas Penton, helping him twice earn the Cleveland Music Award for Best DJ. He has also proven his ability to warm up the dance floor, opening for Sandra Collins, BT, Max Graham, Jondi
Guillaume was born in 1977 and lives in the north of France. He discovered electronic music when he was young listening to Radio Galaxie 95.30 FM. He was fascinated with this type of music throughout the nineties. He purchased his first vinyls at Diki Records in Belgium, and became hooked on electronica. His first visits to dance clubs allowed him to discover a new perspective of the night.
Emerging as a clubber from the late '80s house scene of Miami Beach, Justin George's fascination with the underground tribal culture eventually led him to the DJ booth in 1994. Dj Luis Diaz took Justin George under his wing, and he became a regular in the booth at the legendary Groove Jet Night Club, located in South Beach. Justin George has been captivating crowds on the dance floor for over ten years.