Dean Paul (US)

Dean Paul has always been an avid fan of the electronic music genre. He has played for some of the largest nightclubs/ underground venues, desert raves, boat parties and jam-packed the dance floors in the City of Angels as well as the Bay Area. Born May 23, 1981 in Los Angeles California, he had his first exposure to Techno during the early 1990's. Many consider this to be the golden age of Techno and definitely a great time to be introduced to this music. This influenced his deep minimal sets have earned him respect and admiration among the underground Techno community in Los Angeles. Spinning since the young age of 14, he loved the creativity involved in electronic music. From deep minimal Techno, to bass driven House, he experimented with a variety of melodic lines, harmonies, sounds and rhythms. The music, along with being a part of the L.A's rave scene in the late 1990s, inspired Dean Paul to pursue his passion of becoming a DJ/Artist. After graduating from High School, he went on to attend The Academy of Art University in San Francisco. There he majored in animation and visual effects and graduated in 2005. Dean Paul returned to L.A after completing his undergraduate work and teamed up with L.A's most respected underground Techno crew/record label, Droid Behavior. Currently working with Droid Behavior, Dean Paul has played with the likes of: Prototype 909, Jpls, Derek Palaskitko, Jimmy Edgar, Richard Devine, Hyperactive, Surgeon, Traxx, Robin Porter, Adultnapper, Sian and Apendics Shuffle . He incorporates all elements of electronic music into his sets to create an atmosphere of enjoyable beats that are always in sync with the time of the show, the crowd and location. From deep Techno, to Acid, tribal and minimal Techno, Dean paul continues to broaden his audio spectrum. He presses hard to work with only the latest technology which has enabled him to mix and record live sets. With his vision of continual growth, he is currently developing visual effects to be projected simultaneously as he spins. Keep your eyes and ears open for Dean Paul.
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