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Meet The Team

Carmen

Head of Electronic Music at Young World Studios. Medical Student. She uses EDM as an outlet to express her creative side.

What She Does:
She runs the promotions for EDM events, travels with artists to assist with promotions, manages EDM artists (including their social media sites), paints EP covers, models for binch baes, writer/web designer for YWS EDM, and graphic design work for merch and promotions.

How To Follow Carmen:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/caguirre22
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/22caguirre22/
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/carmen-aguirre-251339755
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carmenscanvases/
Snapchat: caguirre22

Carmen

Makenzie

Makenzie is studying at St Cloud State University working on getting her Bachelor’s in Community Psychology. She also has a passion for creative writing and has been writing for Hypnotic Hippo for almost a year. She is extremely passionate about EDM and feels the culture is a way for her to escape the world.

What She Does:
Makenzie is the master mind and founder of our EDM blog. She writes about local performances and new song releases from an array of artists in the EDM scene.

How To Follow Makenzie:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/makdaddyyy
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/Makdaddyyy/

Makenzie

Social Media/Marketing Consulting

YWS has a team of experts in marketing and development that are dedicated to building stronger social media sites and promoting Artists.

Graphic Design

Our team of designers are skilled and available to customize graphics for merchandise, event banners, and more.

Photography/Videography

Young World Studios supports the work of the following Photographers and Videographers

        Dada Life @ Skyway Theater, Minneapolis, MN

Spencer

Spencer is currently finishing up his degrees in Business, Communication Studies and Graphic Design at Mankato State University and will be graduating fall of 2017. Upon graduation, he hopes to go on tour immediately as a concert photographer/videographer traveling all around the United States as music and photography are the loves of his life. Right now in his free time, he can found at almost every concert with a camera in his hand and smile on his face. Aside from concert photography, he is skilled in almost all other trades of photography along with video shooting, directing and editing.

What He Does:
He mainly shoots photography and video, but is skilled in numerous different platforms such as social media promotions and public relations.

How To Follow Spencer:
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/spencer_tuttrup/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SpencerTuttrupPhotography/
Website: Link: http://spencertuttrup.com/
Snapchat: tuttrup

Product Promotions

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Photo: Spencer Tuttrup
Follow: https://www.instagram.com/spencer_tuttrup/
Model: Carmen Aguirre
Follow: https://www.instagram.com/22caguirre22/
Bodysuit: https://www.iheartraves.com/collections/bodysuits-rompers/products/daring-dominatrix-lace-up-bodysuit

Dangerous and Barely alive! @barelyaliveus @disciple #edm #edmnation #barelyalive #binchbaes #youngworldstudios #plur #rave #edmgear #minneapolis #merch #discipletour #ravegirl #ravebae #edmlifestyle
Photo: Spencer Tuttrup
Follow: https://www.instagram.com/spencer_tuttrup/
Model: Carmen Aguirre
Follow: https://www.instagram.com/22caguirre22/
Bodysuit: Charlotte Russe
Hat: https://disciplerecs.myshopify.com/products/barely-alive-snapback

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Photo: Spencer Tuttrup
Follow: https://www.instagram.com/spencer_tuttrup/
Model: Carmen Aguirre and Monica Norberg
Follow: https://www.instagram.com/22caguirre22/
Ninja outfit: http://www.yandy.com/g/Ninjas-Mystique-Costume.php?utm_source=googleps&utm_medium=search&utm_campaign=googleps&gclid=CJKXxr3JwdMCFci2wAod7NsBjQ

The Binch Baes

Mission
To enhance the experience of those passionate about EDM through promotion of artists, merchandise, and ways to rave better.

Where Did The Name Come From?
The Binches comprise of DJs: Ookay, Kayzo, Dotcom, and Yultron. They are four DJs with very different styles and they are based out of LA. They were our inspiration for the name, because the collection of the four of them symbolize unity amongst different genres, strong friendship, and unique artistic talent. The binch baes want to emulate that through bonding together artist and ravers from all genres, interests, and backgrounds.

How To Follow The Binch Baes
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BinchBaes
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/BinchBaes/
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/carmen-aguirre-251339755
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BinchBaes/
Snapchat: binchbaes

Event Promotions

YWS promotes a number or local and non local EDM events. These promotions include but are not limited to the following : Street Team Promotions, Social Media Promotion, Graphic Design for Event Announcements, Meet and Greet management, and Individualized Promo for Artists.

5/13-Chodegang Show @ Skyway Theatre
Buy Tickets: Link: http://skywaytheatre.com/event/chodegang-w-phaseone/

5/27– Riggi & Piros @ The Loft
Buy Tickets: Link: http://skywaytheatre.com/event/riggi-piros/

Custom Artwork

Custom paintings for EP covers, Banners, or Personal Pieces.
Link: https://www.facebook.com/Carmenscanvases/

Artist Spotlight

Mission
The goal is to help listeners get to know artists on a more personal level. Passion for artists and their work is stronger when one can understand the motivations and inspirations for their work.

Meet The Artists

10K

Follow me:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/10Ksound
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/10Ksound
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/10Ksound/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/10Ksound/

Upcoming Shows:
4/6-The Trap House w/ StereoGo, BarFly,  9 pm
Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1832186130373807/
4/7-Bang Bang Bang, The Loft, 10 pm
Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/423592131317530/
4/29-Dack Janiels & Quix, The Loft
Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/379736285740294/

Questions:
What is your full name and DJ name?
Our names are Adam Siegfried and Ben Dustman, and our DJ/producer name is 10K

What is your hometown?
Golden Valley, MN (Adam) / Minnetonka, MN (Ben)

What was your first gig?
Our first gig at a venue was playing at the Loft in Skyway Theatre this past October

Why did you start DJ-ing?
(Adam) I’ve been into the electronic music scene for a while, I started out listening to dubstep my freshman year of high school and branched out to other types of electronic music when I started college. I went to my first EDM festival after my freshman year of college, and ever since then I always thought it’d be really cool to get up on stage and play music for people. I grew up playing the piano and drums so music had always been a hobby of mine, but once I got to college I wasn’t able to bring my drum set with. I didn’t want to lose music as my hobby so I started producing music on my laptop instead, and that quickly led to me buying some DJ gear. After the first time I played at a friend’s party, I was hooked.
(Ben) In high school I was around it. My best friend DJ’d a house party just about every other weekend, so when I ultimately picked it up in college I was already somewhat ahead of the curve. I’m nowhere near Adam, but he’s been pushing me to evolve as a DJ which is dope.

What are some of your biggest musical influences/inspirations?
(Adam) One of my biggest musical influences in electronic music is Zeds Dead. When I started listening to this type of music, they were the first artist I listened to. Zeds Dead has continued to push themselves to evolve their sound over the past ten years without losing their signature sound and I really respect that they haven’t sold out to what’s “popular” at the time. Flume is another artist that I respect a lot. When I first heard his music, I was instantly hooked. Flume has continued to make unique music and not stick to one sound. The way he works vocals into his tracks is incredible.
(Ben) Too many to list, but I’ll try to think of five. deadmau5 and Netsky represent the first time I fell in love with electronic music, Bassnectar was the third, and What So Not and Branchez changed what EDM meant to me forever. (honorable mentions: Carmack, Hudmo)

What has been your biggest professional challenge?
(Adam) My biggest professional challenge has been continuing to learn and improve my music production skills. I’ve played in bands before but I’ve only had to focus on playing the drums. With producing electronic music, you have to “play” or create everything; drums, chords, melody, leads, sound design with synths, fx, and then mix and master the track. It’s a pretty steep learning curve but I try to make music and learn something new every single day.
(Ben) At this point I feel confident in my understanding of Ableton and DAWs in general, but learning how to mix and engineer tracks in-house has been an uphill battle. We trust our ears for the most part, but learning the engineering side of music has proven to be just as complicated as the composing / programming side.

What do you like most about the EDM world?
(Adam) I think the entire EDM scene is great. The people in the crowd at concerts are friendly and excited to be there, and the artists bring so much energy when they perform. It’s a genre of music where people aren’t afraid to push boundaries, whether that’s with their live performances or just making sounds / music that nobody has ever made before.
(Ben) It’s turning into a sort of renaissance. Now that audiences are plugged into the internet and listening / reacting daily it seems like electronic music, being so accessible to musicians thanks to technology, is in this push and pull relationship between artists and fans causing it to evolve at a faster and faster rate.

What are you currently working on?
Right now, we are working on our 10K project, we have about 5 tracks in the works. We are trying to get some of these tracks finished and sounding really good before we release anything on Soundcloud, but our goal is to get a couple tracks completely finished and posted in the next two months.

What is your best work thus far?
We’ve been stoked just to play shows and play out our new stuff, so these first few performances were huge milestones. Right now we’re sitting on what we both agree is our best work, and we’re looking to release it at some point this month.

What else do you want to tell me and your fans about?
We come from a diverse musical background that spans across all types of genres, so we hope that our music puts an innovative spin on the current EDM scene. We aren’t interested in finding a formula, so you can expect us to be trying something new with just about every track, mix, and show.

Babyghost

Follow me:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/missbabyghost
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/dj_babyghost
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/babyghostthekid

Upcoming Shows:
4/5- The Cabooze, DJing for Pouya and Fat Nick
4/7- The Loft, BANG BANG BANG!
4/7- Icehouse, cmnd cntrl
4/15- uju release party with FlexZone and Phib, secret location, RSVP here: http://bit.ly/2mR0ZCc

Questions:
What is your full name and DJ name?
My name is Casey Delgado and my DJ name is Babyghost.

What is your hometown?
I was born in Brownsville, Texas, moved to Hudson, Wisconsin when I was in grade school and have been living in Minneapolis for the past 5 years.

What was your first gig?
I DJ’d a house party at the U of M when I was about 4 months deep into DJ-ing and it was probably the worst DJ set in history; I had no idea what I was doing. My first venue gig was at the Red Sea, DJ-ing for the first rap group I was a part of. A lot of my first gigs were hip hop shows at the Red Sea.

Why did you start DJ-ing?
Music was always such a crucial part of my day to day life-I never wasn’t listening to music, much of my family was musicians, and I was a dancer so the rhythm was always there. And I hated college. That’s probably the most important part. My friend had a baby DJ controller so I decided to try it out. I started skipping classes to mix and find new music, I started buying books about iconic DJs and became obsessed. I bought turntables and taught myself to beat match off of Doggumentary and some 99 cent beat records. Then I dropped out of school and now I’m here.

What are some of your biggest musical influences/inspirations?
I get a lot of inspiration from bands. Depeche Mode is my favorite band of all time, and I love modular synthesis. Phantogram is badass, and the female lead, Sarah Barthel, is a rock star. I love her. I love the Chicago house scene, and did a lot of research into the DJ scene in Chicago when I first started, so DJ Rashad and Frankie Knuckles will always be inspirations of mine.

What has been your biggest professional challenge?
I started DJ-ing in the local hip hop and rap scene, and I still do hip hop and rap shows, and it’s undeniable that there can be a misogynistic attitude, because the scene has been run by men for SO long. I kid you not, multiple old white men have told me that I would never be able to compete with my male counterparts and that it would be a joke to have a female behind the boards for male rappers. That if I could sing I would have a chance, but DJ-ing isn’t “sexy”. It’s pretty gross, but a lot of people still have that opinion, which is such an outdated perspective. That females can only succeed in this business if they are playing a role that men want them to play…it’s an ancient viewpoint. So I used to be frustrated when people would call me a “female DJ,” but I understand the importance of recognizing my potential influence for other females to chase their dream regardless of what some old men tell them they can and can’t achieve. But I’ve worked so hard in 4 years and am so proud of the steps I’ve taken professionally, and to see the local scene start to morph and REALLY support their fellow female artists is so cool. There are a lot of male artists out here that whole-heartedly support women in the scene- for the right reasons- but there are still instances of misogyny. What I can say is the female artists in the Twin Cities music scene are so strong, and talented, and 2017 is really our year. There are so many of us ready to make a killing and I know it’s only going to go up from here. I have so much respect for fellow female artists and DJs, especially those that have been working out here in this scene for years and years longer than I have.

What do you like most about the EDM world?
I love how diverse and wild the sonic field is. Literally any sound can become music. There is so much acceptance and love for music in the electronic dance world than in any other kind of music-a lot of people just love to hear something different, a sound or a pattern they haven’t heard before, and that’s what gets them dancing. Everything boils down to biology and rhythm but people really open their ears to new sounds and let their body take control. I love it. It’s so spontaneous.

What are you currently working on?
I’m working on my first producer project with my friend Lil House, and a few commissioned mixes for online outlets. I want to expand my live shows. I’m working with a couple of other DJ friends to start our own underground electronic community – all free shows. The first party will be on 4.15 and is the release of “uju” first project.

What else do you want to tell me and your fans about?
Just expect a lot more shows and content from me this year. I want to create a new kind of show environment, I want new sound, I want new visuals and experiences hearing live music that people haven’t seen before.

RainDrop

Upcoming Shows:
4/7- The Loft, BANG BANG BANG!

Questions:
What is your full name and DJ name?
My name is Jack Munson. My DJ name is Raindrop

What is your hometown?
Rosemount, MN

What was your first gig?
Bang Bang is my first legitimate DJ gig

When did you start DJ-ing?
Approximately 3-months ago

What are some of your biggest musical influences/inspirations?
Jai Wolf, Big Wild, KRANE, Madeon, and ODESZA

What has been your biggest professional challenge?
Trying to produce quality music

What do you like most about the EDM world?
Its ability to connect strangers from all walks of life and allow them a space completely to themselves

What are you currently working on?
I am currently working on putting together my own show which will be performed in three separate acts.

What is your best work thus far?
The set I put together for Bang Bang

What else do you want to tell me and your fans about?
My three acts I put together are an emotional journey. Rain can evoke many different emotions, from rain on a windowsill to a raging storm. The show will display elements like this and show the audience that everyone goes through dark times (storms) but those times shall pass as every storm does as well.

RENNO

Follow me:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/rennordy
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/rennordy
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/officialrenno/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/laurennordvold/
Snapchat: <a
@laurennordy

Upcoming Shows:
3/25-Sexy Party, 8PM – 4AM at Canterbury Park, ft. Getter, Keys n Krates, & more. Set time 9-10PM
4/7-BANG, 8PM – 2AM at The Loft, ft. MicDaddy & Renno. Set time 12-1AM
4/29-Dack Janiels & Quix, 8PM – 2AM at The Loft. Set Time TBD

Questions:
What is your full name and DJ name?
Lauren Nordvold, AKA Renno

What is your hometown?
Chaska, Minnesota

What was your first gig?
My first gig was opening for Ke$ha at TCF Stadium in October 2016

Why did you start DJ-ing?
I joined EDM Club at the University of Minnesota, and made friends with the DJs and Producers in the club. The thought of becoming a DJ never really crossed my mind until my friends in the club brought the idea up to me. I decided to go for it, and I was mentored by a former member of the Club who got me started in the scene.

What are some of your biggest musical influences/inspirations?
Flume, Electric Mantis, and Medasin are my biggest creative influences. When I start producing, I hope to implement their ingenuity. Other inspiring artists to me are Zomboy, Oolacile, and Excision.

What has been your biggest professional challenge?
Being a female DJ has had quite an effect on my professional advancement. It’s an asset in some areas – the novelty of being one of the few female DJs in the scene has stirred up a lot of interest in me. However, I have to work extra hard to prove myself and my abilities. Some hold the stereotype that there must be a guy behind the scenes doing my work for me, or believe that I only get opportunities because I’m a girl. But I built myself up through hard work, passion and dedication just like anyone else. No one can take credit for that besides me.

What do you like most about the EDM world?
The inclusivity, acceptance, and culture of respect and kindness. I have found that those in the EDM scene are some of the most compassionate, supportive, and loving people than in any other music culture. We’re all people that come together to share in the passion, emotion and energy of the music.

What are you currently working on?
I’m mainly working on continuing to do well in college, while locally building my influence as a performer, and hopefully will try to expand my reach to other major Midwest cities soon. I’m also working on learning to produce, as well as managing EDM Club operations at the University of Minnesota.

What is your best work thus far?
What else do you want to tell me and your fans about?
I learned to DJ in May of last year, and since that time, have played eleven professional EDM shows. Being 19 years old, I’m one of the youngest DJs in the scene, and I’ve played for big name shows such as Seven Lions, Black Tiger Sex Machine, Borgeous, Omegamode, and Ke$ha.

Subnova

Follow me:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SubnovaOfficial
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/subnovaofficial
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SubnovaOfficial/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/subnovaofficial/
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/SubnovaOfficial
Snapchat: @subnovaofficial

Upcoming Shows:
4/7-BANG BANG BANG at The Loft, 8:00pm-2:00am
4/22-Spring Jam at Lot 37 on the UMN Campus, 4:00-10:30pm

Questions:
What is your full name and DJ name?
Alex Colburn, Subnova

What is your hometown?
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

What was your first gig?
Nerd Rage & Creation at The Loft on 12/5/14. I have been off and on since then and kind of just hit my stride this Spring.

Why did you start DJ-ing?
I have been writing music for a few years now and really wanted to perform it for people. When I am at a show, I generally pay more attention to what the DJ is doing rather than the actual show and try to figure out their methods. One of the best feelings is seeing people go crazy when you play your own songs.

What are some of your biggest musical influences/inspirations?
I am really into metal, dubstep, and big epic soundtracks. As a result, I try to combine all of three into one unique experience for each song. Of those, I would say Parkway Drive, Zomboy, and Hans Zimmer are my top influences for my music and goals.

What has been your biggest professional challenge?
I think that I am a pretty modest person, so telling people to listen to my music or promoting myself in general has always been one of my weak points. Recently, I have been able to overcome this which has led to a lot more shows and a relatively big spike in my fanbase.

What do you like most about the EDM world?
In my opinion, it is one of the nicest environments out there. People are always around to help when someone looks like they need it. If someone isn’t having a good time, others notice and try to cheer them up.

What are you currently working on?
I recently decided to finish up a bunch of songs I started working on, but never finished over the last year. I’ve branched out to a lot of other genres and have roughly 15 songs in the works at the moment.

What is your best work thus far?
Personally, I released an EP that was inspired by the Starcraft franchise and that’s been pretty successful. In relation to my fanbase, however, I remixed the Misty Mountain Cold song from The Hobbit that’s accumulated over 120k views. It’s almost the top remix on YouTube, so I am pretty proud of that.

Tej

Follow me:
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/tej528
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Tej528/?fref=nf&pnref=story
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tej528/

Upcoming Shows:
4/29-Finals Fest in Moscow, ID,

Questions:
What is your full name and DJ name?
Gureet Singh Sandhu, DJ name: Tej

What is your hometown?
Boise, ID

What was your first gig?
I opened for Grizz in Moscow, ID, for a festival put on by the school called “Finals Fest”

Why did you start DJ-ing?
I have been musically inclined all my life, starting out at the age of 5 on the piano. When I turned 9, I switched over to the guitar, and started taking choir as a class in school. When I turned 17, having been really influenced by artists like Busta Rhymes and Tech Nine. I finally took up producing to make my own hip hop beats, but discovered that I could combine all elements of music from all the genres I love. From production, came Djing.

What are some of your biggest musical influences/inspirations?
Over the years, my musical tastes have evolved many times, and I pull my music from influences from Lamb of God to Tech Nine to Bassnectar. I also grew up listening to nothing but Bollywood Music from India, so I am sure that is definitely in the mix somewhere.

What has been your biggest professional challenge?
Biggest professional challenge has been balancing my work life and my music life. It’s like burning the candle at both ends, but at the end of the day I am happy knowing that it’s all so that I can keep making music and progressing.

What do you like most about the EDM world?
I love the vibe that fills a room when everyone in the crowd is on the same level as the people putting on the show, because when everyone clicks like that shit gets wild. I mean, that vibe turns me from a young professional into a party freak. I love that this world is so accepting of me and the music I love, and for clicking with me when I am on stage.

What are you currently working on?
I am currently working on releasing an EP and shooting my first music video.

What is your best work thus far?
I just opened for Pegboard Nerds on 4/6/17, and dropped my first single! Super excited about it.

What else do you want to tell me and your fans about? Ex: What makes you unique?
I am into all genre’s of music, so my sets and sounds are all encompassing. I love playing the guitar, singing, and rapping, so you may catch a lil bit of all of that live as well!

The Decider

Follow me:
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/chase-warfield

Upcoming Shows:
4/7-BANG BANG BANG at The Loft, 9:30pm

Questions:
What is your full name and DJ name?
Chase Warfield- The decider

What is your hometown?
Woodbury, MN

What was your first gig?
At The Red Sea for a friend’s birthday event

Why did you start DJ-ing?
I like to dance in my bedroom a lot ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

What are some of your biggest musical influences/inspirations?
BASSNECTAR

What do you like most about the EDM world?
The BASS

What are you currently working on?
Dnb “Madness” mix and the Bang event live set

What is your best work thus far?
https://soundcloud.com/chase-warfield/bassgiving-mix-live-set

What else do you want to tell me and your fans about?
I really focus on mixing with layers and loops, adding my twist with the bass.

TVRCH

Follow me:
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/tvrchmusic
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TVRCHmusic/

Upcoming Shows:
4/7-BANG BANG BANG at The Loft, 8:00pm-2:00am

Questions:
What is your full name and DJ name?
My full name is Phill Turchick but I DJ under TVRCH!

What is your hometown?
Apple Valley, Minnesota.

What was your first gig?
My first gig was opening for Vanic this past fall at The Loft!

When did you start DJ-ing?
I started DJ’ing around a year ago this time!

What are some of your biggest musical influences/inspirations?
Well my favorite producers are Ricky Remedy and Boombox Cartel, and I’ve been noticing that as I’ve begun to produce, a lot of my stuff is influenced by their music.

What has been your biggest professional challenge?
I guess my biggest challenge thus far has been making a name for myself in the Minneapolis EDM scene. There are so many talented musicians in the scene that it’s been tough getting my foot in the door, but I think I’m starting to get myself out there.

What do you like most about the EDM world?
I love how supportive and inclusive everyone is! Especially in Minneapolis, everyone wants everyone else to succeed in what they’re doing, and I think that’s something really unique about the scene.

What are you currently working on?
I’m currently working on a few new original songs! I have one that I finished recently and am just waiting on the artwork for before I release it. I’m really proud of it and I know the second drop is something fans of bass are gonna really enjoy.

What is your best work thus far?
Probably the mix I released covering my favorite songs from last year. I put a lot of thought and effort into making it what I wanted it to be and I’m super proud of how it turned out and how much support it’s gotten!

What else do you want to tell me and your fans about? Ex: What makes you unique?
That’s a really good question and I think what makes me unique is the fact that I always try to incorporate so many different styles into my music. I don’t want to be pinned down as just a “Trap-DJ” or a “Dubstep-DJ,” so I always try to have a lot of variety in my music.

WONKZ

Follow me:
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/wonkzmusic

Upcoming Shows:
Right now I have no set shows in place because I’ve been focused on my productions, and getting them out to the world.

Questions:
What is your full name and DJ name?
Derek Alverson, WONKZ

What is your hometown?
BOISE, ID

What was your first gig?
2012 opening for Griz up at the University of Idaho, such an awesome experience

When did you start DJ-ing?
I started DJ’ing in 2011

What are some of your biggest musical influences/inspirations?
My musical influence is Bassnectar, his complexity truly pushes me as an artist. My other inspirations include Liquid Stranger, Luzcid, Eprom, and Space Jesus.

What has been your biggest professional challenge?
My biggest professional challenge has been finalizing my productions. At first, is seemed so simple. But the more I dove into it, I realized as an artist, you never truly finish your work, you merely abandon it. There’s always the potential to do more, but the ability to know that you’ve done all you can do for the benefit of the project, can be a daunting task.

What do you like most about the EDM world?
The EDM world brings a happiness to the world that is uniquely beautiful and inspiring. It brings people together on a global scale, and connects people on the deepest of levels.

What are you currently working on?
I’m currently working on releasing a bunch of new music 🙂

What is your best work thus far?
My best work at the moment is a remix I’m doing for Bassnectars’ Cozza Frenzy. Shit is bonkers! Cannot wait to show this to the world.

What else do you want to tell me and your fans about? Ex: What makes you unique?
What makes me unique is that I always strive to push the boundaries with my music. I use a very freeform approach on my productions, never following any set structure or so called “rules”. I write what feels right to me, and hope that other people will love it the same way I do. It’s a beautiful creation that resides deep within me. This trails throughout all of my music, including my mixing/DJ’ing. The desire to be unique and different, I believe will inspire people in more ways than one.