DJ Shortkut, The Whooligan

No other DJ in the world will ever be a member of the three most innovative and influential DJ crews to ever exist. As a member of the Invisibl Skratch Piklz, Beat Junkies and Triple Threat DJs, Shortkut's contributions to the DJ world greatly assisted in building this culture into the multi-million dollar industry it is today. His years of musical experience and unparalleled presence in the national and international circuits exemplifies his passion and dedication to a culture he helped create. In 2007, Shortkut celebrated 20 years as a DJ, producer, DJ equipment designer, and battle champion.

The Whooligan

Born and bred in the Bay Area, DJ/Producer Julio Galvez aka “The Whooligan” is a rising tastemaker known for his love and dedication to music. Genres are not barriers for him, any language, culture or philosophy that resonates with the young visionary is fair game for inclusion. This type of diversity and variety has made The Whooligan a trusted source of insight and ground breaking music for parties, brands, labels and communities. The love for music began in his teens, but when he got a chance to work at the famed Amoeba Records, The Whooligan began constantly meeting new people and hearing new sounds. This naturally expanded and deepened his skills as a DJ and soon big homies like J-Boogie of J-Boogie’s Dubtronic Science were encouraging him to keep rocking. Throwing his first party before he was legal, The Whooligan started rapidly gaining the respect of his local peers and was eventually getting booked to play alongside people he admired. Soon, news of this precocious talent spread far out and by his early 20’s The Whooligan was being tapped by MTV to go on the road for extensive periods of time, opening up for then-new artists like Rick Ross and Lupe Fiasco. That experience forced him to become an adaptable selector, able to gauge an audience quickly and spin virtually all styles of music. Today, The Whooligan is a vital part of the Bay Area's music culture. His undeniable passion for his craft and his relentless work ethic have gained him fans worldwide. The Whooligan's workstation looks different everyday. One day he may be locked in his studio meticulously crafting musical Monet’s and genre-defying mixes and the next, spinning classic cuts alongside some of the world's hottest DJ's. He’s appeared on Mark Farina's Mushroom Jazz 7 and recorded with artists including Zion-I, The Park, Black Spade, Colossus, Jesse Boykins III and more. In 2009 his creativity and audacity as a DJ landed him one of the top 10 DJ sets at the Winter Music Conference in Miami along with heavy hitters like Rich Medina and Lil’ Jon. He’s performed at Outside Lands, SXSW, The Fillmore Jazz Festival and supported acts like Jazzanova, Daz-I-Kue, Jazzy Jeff, J. Rocc, Vikter Duplaix and tons more. Established brands like Microsoft, Sony, Island Def Jam and Myspace have sought out his services. The Whooligan is also a founding member of the critically acclaimed electronic soul group 40Love, who just released their“Dreams Don't Sleep”(2012) project and have already garnered attention from NBC, URB, Okayplayer and more. Whether blending two records in a new way or creating an original one of his own, the running thread in all his work is The Whooligan's passion for music and the people he spins it for. Truly a mix of the music, culture and people he’s been exposed to, The Whooligan has his ear, and his heart, in the right place.

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DJ Shortkut, The Whooligan

Friday, August 23 · 10:00 PM at Monarch

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