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Category: ID Spotlight

ID Spotlight || Quinn Grodzins

Meet EDM Identity Contributor Quinn Grodzins in this week’s #IDSpotlight! Name: Quinn Grodzins Rave Name: None Age: 25 Hometown: Oakland, CA Current City: Oakland, CA Occupation: Freelancer/Contributor at EDM Identity Twitter: https://twitter.com/QuinnAGrodzins Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grodzins Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wyram418 What was your first electronic music event? The first one I remember was way back in senior year of high school.  I went to a monthly EPR night back when it was hosted at Blake’s (now currently know as Pappy’s) in Berkeley. What/who influenced you to attend your first event? My group of friends had started getting into EDM at the time and wanted to finally check out...

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ID Spotlight || Jason McCracken

Meet Jason McCracken in this week’s #IDSpotlight! Name: Jason McCracken Rave Name: DJ Lego aka Illektrolab Age: 42 Hometown: World Wide but originally from Arizona Current City: Costa Rica Full Moon Occupation: Record Producer / DJ / Adventure Tour Guide Facebook: Jason illektrolab McCracken What was your first electronic music event? 1995 – Flagstaff Arizona, Full moon and then 1996/1997 Living Across the street from the infamous Bluenote Club in London for the beginning of the Metalheadz Sunday sessions and Drum and BASS movement. What/who influenced you to attend your first event? I was always into broken beat music, robot voices, and I would say as...

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ID Spotlight || Timothy Schultz

Meet Timothy Schultz in this week’s #IDSpotlight! Name: Timothy Schultz Rave Name: Leafeon Age: 22 Hometown: Mesa Current City: Sacramento, California Occupation: Student Facebook: Timmy Schultz Instagram: @sayhitimmy What was your first electronic music event? I started out really big. My very first event was EDCLV 2015. Before going I didn’t even listen to EDM at all aside from the random songs I might hear in my friend’s car or that made it on the radio. What/who influenced you to attend your first event? I was majorly influenced to go to EDC by my friends, Kelly and Karan, but...

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ID Spotlight || Sydney Grant

Meet Student and EDM Identity Correspondent Sydney Grant in this week’s #IDSpotlight! Name: Sydney Grant Rave Name: None Age: 21 Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Current City: Eugene, OR Occupation: Student & Correspondent at EDM Identity Twitter: @shuttupsydney Instagram: @sydneeygrant What was your first electronic music event? My first electronic music event was Swedish House Mafia’s Final Tour in Los Angles in 2013. I had never heard of the group at the time and only went after being convinced to by my now best friend. I had never experienced anything like it and left harboring a new obsession with not only Sebastian Ingrosso but with...

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ID Spotlight || Nate Danos

Meet Nate Danos aka The Pikatrooper in this week’s #IDSpotlight! Name: Nate Danos Rave Name: RosieTRK aka Rosie The Rose King Age: 25 Hometown: San Francisco, CA Current City: San Francisco, CA Occupation: Technical Support and IT Twitter: @RosieTRK Facebook: Nate Rtrk Instagram: @RosieTRK What was your first electronic music event? Forest Renegade 2005 What/who influenced you to attend your first event? My older friends took me to a secret event for my 14th birthday and I haven’t looked back since! What is one moment from an event that was special and why? My absolute favorite moment from an...

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ID Spotlight || Jolie Hubbard

Meet Jolie Hubbard in this week’s #IDSpotlight! Name: Jolie Hubbard Rave Name: Aloha Age: 22 Hometown: North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii Current City: San Diego, CA Occupation: Brand Ambassador/ Bartender Twitter: @joliesurf Facebook: Jolie Anastasia Hubbard Instagram: @jolieanastasia What was your first electronic music event? My first electronic music event was I Love This City 2012. What/who influenced you to attend your first event? I have been an avid concert-goer my whole life and I had a group of friends I had met in high school that showed me these new genres of music I had never heard of. One of them bought my ticket to I...

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