Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "djs"

  • Multisensory Music

    You wouldn't expect a former performance and visual artist -- and before that, a go-go dancer -- to go quietly into the DJ booth, would...

  • Mixtape Master

    ''Coffee is my vice,'' laughs Matt Bailer. ''I literally drink coffee when I'm DJ-ing at Nellie's. It's kind of the running joke around there.'' Bailer,...

  • The Top 5 Songs of Summer 2012

    DJ Steve Henderson Ziegfeld's/Secrets Florence and the Machine - Spectrum (Calvin Harris Mix) Maroon 5 - Payphone (Cosmic Funk Mix) Karmin - Brokenhearted (Razor and...

  • Raw Talent

    Growing up gay in rural Virginia, Bil Todd bonded with music in a way he didn't with people. ''I retreated to music more than I...

  • Junior's Return

    Junior Vasquez took the news of Whitney Houston's death hard. ''I was pretty much depressed,'' he says. ''I was bed-ridden for about four days, it...

  • Chord Progression

    ''When people started calling me Jonny B, I said that's enough,'' laughs Chord Bezerra. ''So I started going by Chord to avoid that.'' Of course,...

  • Sexy Edge

    You might say dance-music singer Ultra Naté proposed to Quentin Harris. ''We went into the studio and started working at first was going...

  • Tribal Journey

    Someone once called DJ Paulo a ''pots and pans'' DJ. ''People who don't understand what I do and who don't understand rhythm as much, they...

  • Cherry Blast!

    ''I'm really glad Cherry stepped out and got Oscar G, somebody a little bit different as far as the gay circuit goes,'' says Alyson Calagna....

  • Cuppa Joe

    ''I'd be in real big trouble if I wasn't DJ-ing,'' muses Joe Gauthreaux. ''I have no idea what I could do, or what I'd want...

  • Beat Patrol

    When Steve Henderson was only 15 years old in North Baltimore County, he started throwing ''illegal'' parties and DJ-ing. ''A friend of mine was a...

  • Going Greek

    ''Every time I go back to Greece, I miss home here,'' says Yiannis Elia, who moved to D.C. from his native Athens some 12 years...

  • Cherry 2010 Events

    THURSDAY, APRIL 8 Opening Party with DJ Jason Royce from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Mova, 1435 P St. NW. Free. FRIDAY, APRIL 9 Third...

  • Steele Town

    DJ Billy Steele (Photo by Liz Liguori)   DJ Billy Steele is about to fulfill a career-long dream. “I’ve been wanting to play [D.C. for...

  • Peter's Pride

    ''A lot of people miss the Roxy and the big-room experience,'' says Peter Rauhofer. ''We saw this as an opportunity.'' For many years, Rauhofer served...