Born December 1974.

drum & bass producer, Michael Petrie


Hive is the stage name of Michael Petrie (born December 1974), a San Francisco-based DJ, producer, and record label owner who has contributed to dozens of recordings in the drum and bass musical genre. He owns the label Violence Recordings.

DJ Hive, along with Alien Nation (Orion South and Phoenix Orion) and Daddy Kev, was an integral part in the formation of Celestial Recordings. Some notable Celestial Recordings releases that Hive was a part of include Phoenix Orion's Zimulated Experiencez and the compilation Celestial Squadron. Hive's seminal solo release Hip-Hop 2023, which infused drum and bass with hip-hop, was also released on Celestial.

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