DJ Stephen R. is a Los Angeles-based DJ and music producer. He’s the founder of Architects and Heroes, a blog, record label and event production group. He is the founder of the Hot Flash Party. He has releases on Under the Radar Records, Alectric Records, and is the founder of The “Under the Radar” experimental music and video events in San Francisco. He has performed with some of underground music’s most well-known names, including Kool Keith, Jeff Parker of Tortoise, Peaches, Kid606, Richard Devine and Gold Chains. Stephen R. is also the founding member of the left-of-center instrumental band The Summer of Flux.