Brenda D – Soul Foundation Recordings (Chicago/Las Vegas)
aka Brenda D Gardner
With over 20 years of experience on the decks, Brenda D. is a recognized name amongst the top DJ’s of the Chicago
underground scene. If you know Chicago, its vast history and high standards for its disc jockeys, then you know that she
is a cut above the rest. Her versatility and ability to adapt to the crowd, along with her flawless mixing skills, have landed
her gigs in nearly every Chicago hotspot. She has played alongside all of Chicago’s hometown heroes and in various clubs
and underground parties from coast to coast.
In 2005, Brenda put her marketing skills to the test by becoming one of the driving forces behind Soul Foundation’s city
wide residences in Chicago at Venues such as, Darkroom and Moonshine. While in that role, Brenda oversaw the creative
process of design, DJ bookings, online promotions, and event planning; all the while, she maintained her own DJ
residencies and hosted various nightlife events. Currently, Brenda is responsible for Soul Foundation Recordings’ A&R
division & promotions.
Stylistically, she beats a unique blend of sound, merging all of the strains of House to make the crowd move. No matter
what Brenda plays on any given evening, you can bet that it will represent Chicago’s voice and soul to the fullest, while
maintaining its underground integrity. Over the last 10 years, Brenda has contributed creatively in the studio. Not only
has she collaborated with her husband and DJ partner Brian G, she’s recorded vocals with world renowned
producer, Kate Simko (Spectral Sound, Hello? Repeat) with remixes by Tevo Howard, Bruno Pronsato & Daze Maxim.
Be on the look-out for new material in 2020 under Ruby & The Fitz, Brenda D & More…
Brenda D Discography
BCBG “Feelin Moved, So Good, So Blue” MUXICARIA Ep (Digital) RealDEEP Recordings 2009
Kate Simko “Take You There feat Brenda D” Take You There EP (Digital & Vinyl) Spectral Sound 2009
Brian Gardner feat Brenda D “I Knew It Was You” Amuse Bouche EP – Vol.1 (Digital) RealDEEP Recordings 2010
Brian Gardner & Brenda D “So Blue” Chicago Skull EP (Vinyl ) Minuendo Recordings (Spain) 2011
Kate Simko “Mind On You feat Brenda D EP” (Digital & Vinyl) Hello? Repeat (Germany) 2011
Brian Gardner feat Brenda D Remix “This World is Just an Illusion” (Digital) Black Error Recordings (South Africa) 2012
BTMG feat Brenda D “Deep Underground” (Digital) Soul Foundation Recordings 2013
BTMG feat Brenda D “Time Away” (Digital) Soul Foundation Recordings 2013
BTMG “Residential, Drivel” MikeaLike EP (Digital) Soul Foundation Recordings 2013
BTMG feat Brenda D “Rush” (Digital) Soul Foundation Recordings 2013
Soul Foundation Recordings 12″ Vinyl Comp SFRV-001 Soul Foundation Recordings 2015
“The Soul Foundation EP” Brian Gardner & Brenda D “Love Me” 2017
“The Earth Shook” Ruby & The Fitz HousePit Chi 12” 001 Comp Spring 2020