Colin “Diles” Hazelbaker is a professionally certified, passionately motivated audio engineer, emcee, beatmaker, producer, and educator. He is the founder of Visceral View Entertainment, which nourishes and expands the creative community, developing young artists and supporting them in pursuit of their dreams.
Diles also co-operates Central Root Studios, a recording studio and artistic epicenter in Albuquerque, NM. He has released over 30 albums, collaborated with various artists, guest lectured, and facilitated workshops across the country and internationally. He has worked with several organizations, including The Santa Fe Opera, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Fulbright-Hayes Foundation, and Tricklock, along with several universities as well as high schools across the U.S.