DJ Name(s): Jeweler, Lieulush
Where are you from?
San Francisco, CA
How long have you been DJ’ing?
Around one year
What got you into being a DJ?
Always having a diverse musical selection, a young Jeweler found himself creating absolute fire playlists. Full of passion for sound and fascinating wonder, the lad went on to mix his selections, curating playlists and impeccably blending them together, song by song.
When was your first exposure to electronic music?
Earliest recollective experience with electronic music was encountering sounds of electronic lord and savior Aphex Twin.
Who are your musical influences?
Aphex Twin, Depeche Mode, Joy Division, Madvillain, Portishead
What parties are you playing at this year?
Frequent events held at San Francisco State University
What were your favourite parties you’ve played at?
Preferably small intimate settings with either a few people or a small crowd.
Do you produce your own music?
I've toyed around with ableton quite a bit but nothing too serious.
Are you signed to a record label?
Do you ever play live or do you just DJ?
Both, though I prefer to play house live.
Who are some live acts that inspire you?
James Blake, Shigeto
Who were the 3 most influential artists of last year?
Bjork, Grimes, King Krule
If you could go to one gig tonight where would you go?
What can we expect from you this year?
What would you say the single most vital piece of tech is?
Tech is a myth
What is that thing that most people don’t know about you?
Avid Madonna fan
If you could give any advice to young DJ’s just starting to get into DJ’ing what would it be?
Keep it underground, sucka