Nowadays, You cannot describe house Music without “Charles Bell” popping inmediately to your head. One of Houston`s recently relocated DJ and Producer, also known pretty much all his life by his nickname “MAF”, He has been able to little by little take over and win the crowd with his energy, dance floor shaking sounds and with his unique “Everybody House” style, as he likes to call it.
Definitely after almost 15 years of experience in the Clubbing Scene, we have to call him a true veteran of House Music. Its not easy to leave your country and gain respect, recognition and acceptance as one of Top Underground House Dj / Producers in the 3rd Largest City of the United States like Houston is.
One of the Co-Owners / Label Managers for Panama`s True Balance Records, Charles is currently producing tracks for many Record Labels such as 808 Recordings (Spain), Miami-Based Bedroom Muzik, Rezongar Music (Argentina), South Records (Panama), and Signusounds Records, developing a very unique style in his productions, that has been described as underground rhythms influenced by Latin elements, that will please even the most demanding dance floors.
Hailing from Panama City in Central America, He has over 13 years of experience in the international clubbing scene, now a regular in the Houston Underground House Scene, he became one of the back bones for Panama´s Underground House Movement, Being known as one the Most acclaimed Performers in the ever-going, highly-energized, Miami-Like Nightlife of Panama City, that led him to share stages with important figures of the House Music Industry, such as Steve Lawler, Coyu, Carl Cox, Dubfire, Figueroa and Obando, Patrick M, Chus and Ceballos, Fur Coat, Sander Kleinenber, Clive Henry, Dan Ghenacia, Tania Vulcano, Sharam, Erick Morillo, Tiesto, Markus Schulz, Armin Van Buuren, Paul Oakenfold, Roger Sanchez, Deadmau5, Ferry Corsten, Dave Seaman, Dave Dresden (Gabriel n Dresden), Starkillers and DJ Wady, just to name a few.
Charles cannot help his desire of involvement in the Development of the House Scene wherever he goes, a Former “Key Opinion Leader (KOL)” for Miller Genuine Draft (Panama), and Former Mr. X for the Red Bull Music Academy (Panama), he`s always been known for his initiative towards finding creative and innovative ways to reach his usual and new following, either through his music, his on-point mixes and performances, his quality music productions, or even his leadership skills, spreading the message of Good music, Intelligent Beats, and never-ending charisma towards pushing young talents to dig in within themselves to find their creativity/artistic/musical/sport/talent calling.