DJ. Producer. Graphic Artist. Photographer.
Whether holding court at one of his destination Seattle residencies, sharing the bill with premier national and international artists, releasing critically acclaimed mixtapes or touring with his distinctive selection of funk, hip-hop, boogie and R&B, dj100proof is distinguished within the Pacific Northwest and increasingly across the country as "in the pocket": consistent, excellent, and live.
dj100proof, with DJ Swerveone, hold down the weekly Jet Set, a hip-hop destination for both established and emerging artists and DJs to showcase in an intimate house-party setting. Jet Set has hosted a variety of special guests from the NW and beyond including: DJ Supreme La Rock, Maceo of De La Soul, Mr. Lif & Psalm One. More recently, he can be found at the Jet Set at Portland's Beauty Bar every third Friday of the month. He also holds an alternating Saturday night residency at The Woods, Seattle's newest loft party space on Capitol Hill, as well as residencies at Moe Bar & Oskar's Kitchen.
He is particularly renowned for his Backyard BBQ mixtape series, which features a seamless blend of soul, boogie and rap music from the classics to the contemporary perfect for the sophisticate's summertime soiree. The latest, Volume 5, released in Summer 2012, was featured on Mick Boogie's mixstream.com and selected as a 'Pick of the Week' on Mixcrate.com.
dj100proof has shared the stage and tables with a number of the best contemporary touring artists over the past several years, including Charles Bradley, Little Dragon, Passion Pit, 2 Chainz, Dam-Funk, Mick Boogie, Mayer Hawthorne, Aloe Blacc, DJ Maceo of De La Soul, Onra, Digable Planets, and J*DaVeY. In the Spring he had the privilege to dj in Paris, France at Toro Bar. In the Fall of 2011, he toured the west coast spinning at DaM-Funk's Funkmosphere (LA), DJ Platurn's 45 Sessions (OAK) & Sweaterfunk (SF), with more national dates in the works.
A consummate artist in photography, graphic design, and music production, he is also co-owner of Members Only, a hip-hop record label that also produces some of Seattle's most innovative and memorably raucous parties.
Been putting in some long days doing cool things w rad creatives and friends in one of my favorite cities on earth. Can't wait to tell you all about it. ⚜️🤐
Snowtown on Mondays is still on and poppin tonight. Myself and @_blueyedsoul warming up the dance floor all night! 🔥📻☃️
Slightly embarrassed to admit that I hung out w the hypebeasts this morning, but it was worth it. 🇫🇷
Back in the mix w two of the best in town this weekend over at Cedar Room! TONIGHT - Sean Toomey // TOMORROW - DJ Kutt
We put our pants on one leg at a time, but once we have our pants on we make gold records.
s/o to the homies Lux Pot Shop
Dim Sum is lit. #dimsumdabs #chinesenewyear 🐲
Back at @cedarroomseattle 2nite w my guy @djhenski throwin down quality music like the reignman in 96. Holler for list / line plug. #sonicsgate
Kickin it w my dude @djswervewon over at @cedarroomseattle tonight 👟 Blastin MP3s in your ear holes like Ronaldo from the penalty spot ⚽️ Hit us for list / line connect 📟 special shout out to our homies @luxpotshop on the new name & for holding us down every weekend 🌿