Name: Angel Martinez

Age: “143”

Hometown/Current Location: Los Angeles Original / San Diego Native

Occupation: Wealth Management Administrator




Rave Name: Angel Plurfectlife

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What was your first electronic music event?

Narnia ’94

What/who influenced you to attend your first event?

My brother and sister had to babysit my nine year old self and brought me along for the adventure. They couldn’t leave me at home. My parent’s would have killed them back then.

What is one moment from an event that was special and why?

EDC 2010. I met Joel Zimmerman aka Deadmau5 briefly before his set.

What is your favorite festival or event?

The Electric Daisy Carnival

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What is your favorite electronic song and why?

Orbital – Halcyon On On, it’s a timeless instrumental and one of my mutual favorites with the love of my life.

Who are your favorite artists?

Deadmau5, Kaskade, Armin, Bixel Boys, Madeon, Markus Schulz, Orbital, Prodigy, A&B, Darude, Showtek, Wasted Penguinz, Z-Trip, Booka Shade, etc

What are your favorite genres?

F*ck Genres. Music is defined by great instrumentals and/or classic vocals. Not music industry classifications.

What do you feel your “identity” is in the electronic music community?

I’m just a simple man that’s loves music and enjoys meeting people to share the experience with.

Is there anything else you would like to add about yourself for the readers?

Not much. I’m willing to answer any questions that are reasonable.

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Grant has been listening to electronic dance music since the early 2000s. Actively involved in the EDM community, Grant is an admin for the EDC & Coachella subreddits and their Facebook groups. Previously he has been part of several EDM startups and promotion companies such as Shamele55, Electric State of Mind and Q-Dance. Originally listening to trance artists such as ATB, Armin Van Buuren and Paul Oakenfold, Grant has expanded his listening experience to include a full set of genres ranging from hardstyle to deep house and has been regularly attending both festivals and club events since 2010.

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