Simbarashe Musingarimi (born 28 July 1998) also known as DeepTouchSA is a music producer and DJ, born in Bulawayo-Zimbabwe, where he lived and raised. He has been producing music since 2013. This was when he first stepped up to the music devices. At that time he recorded his first works on cassette tapes. He demonstrates diversity in music, as always he taking inspirations from musical mosaicism.
Early life & Career:
At that time he recorded his first works on cassette tapes. He started collecting vinyl records, it encouraged him to learn to deejaying art step by step on his own. He has been employed in a shop, which was specialized in selling most types of dj equipment and there he developed his skills, he has garnered beatmatching knowledge on SL-1210 turntables and slowly acquired his own experience. His first exposures to entertaining audiences were in reputable local house music clubs where he evolved playing various combinations of house. He demonstrates diversity in music, as always he taking inspirations from musical mosaicism. The first fascination that remains to this day is classic House. He often listens to Soul, Funk, R&B, different styles of Jazz, Hip Hop and so-called heavier types of electronic music genres.
He was not a trained musician, his skills he came through trial and error. His uncle was a professional producer and was one of the major inspirations for him to take action regarding musical fascinations, as well he is heavily influenced by South African House and by the people he meets on a daily basis. His style was mainly classified as Soulful House and Deep House genres but he found himself in other styles, which were a reflection of his wide range taste and interests. In the process of creating music he used Yamaha synthesizer for main chords, Cubase software for MIDI sequencing and classical Roland TR beat machines with legendary sampler Akai MPC 2000XL for drum programming and sequencing. He released music mostly in independent labels, pressed on vinyls or released in digital form, he worked with labels such as House Afrika Records, Deep Resolute and DNH Records.
He serenaded the masses with his previous releases. With tracks such as “Movements Of Deep, My Roots and 8th Sense “, just to name a few.
His installment entitled “More Than Memories” which undoubtedly emphasized the raw talent and unique sounds that graces our musical palate. The ‘More Than Memories’ album is an unmixed album. DeepTouchSA formulated this 5 song album with 1 vocal tracks, 1 spoken word track and 3 of his unique improvisations.