Producer, Music Licensing, DJ, Brand Builder, Reader...
DJ Synapse is a professional DJ of over fifteen years, and makes culture happen while he moves the crowd.
Synapse has been a fixture in the true DJ culture for coming up on two decades. He is known as a "culture purveyor", as he schools his audiences on way more than just music. His connection to the founders of DJ culture is undeniable, becoming respected by the originators and the new guard. Synapse has been DJing in New York City, the city that invented DJ culture, since 1999. Through that time he has led a charmed DJ life, playing with the founders of DJing as we know it, and some of the most legendary DJs and producers of all time (Kool Herc, Jazzy Jay, Grand Wizard Theodore (The Inventor Of The Scratch), Red Alert, Pete Rock, DJ Premier, DJ Muggs, Todd Terry, Stretch Armstrong).
His musical selection is completely dependent on the needs of his client, and his is fully prepared to jump from one genre to another. From rock, funk, r&b, hip-hop, reggae, soul and oldies, to bass, electro, dubstep, trap, baltimore club and the rest of "edm" and "club music", this DJ holds the values of the DJs that started DJ culture. He can do it all. Just name the sound!
As a purveyor of "Verge Culture", Synapse uses the turntables as a platform to musically expand minds. DEFINITION: syn·apse [sin-aps, si-naps] : the place where thought happens.
He has provided music and inspiration for clients like Frank151 Magazine, Ad Week, Royal Caribbean, Jive/Sony Records, Hotel Chantelle, Red Bull, STK Steakhouse, Beautiful/Decay Magazine The Box NYC, Elemental Magazine, Palm Pictures, Samson Audio, Mass Appeal Magazine, Canal Room, Santos Party House, Le Poisson Rouge, Hanky Panky intimate apparel, Shine Nightclub (Vancouver), Adidas, LRG, Karmaloop, Miller High Life, Red Bull, C3 Agency, Mountain Dew and more.
He's played alongside:
KOOL HERC, PEANUT BUTTER WOLF, A$AP ROCKY, QUESTLOVE, TODD TERRY, WIZ KHALIFA, DJ MUGGS, JUNIOR SANCHEZ, RZA, MAPEI, CLINTON SPARKS, RED ALERT, NEIL ARMSTRONG (EX JAY-Z DJ), VIKTER DUPLAIX, PETE ROCK, GOLDIE, DE LA SOUL, PRINCE PAUL, ROC RAIDA, MOS DEF, DJ PREMIER, ROB SWIFT, JAZZY JAY, DISCO D, STRETCH ARMSTRONG, URSULA 1000, MILLION $ MANO (DJ FOR KANYE WEST), LORD SEAR, J PERIOD, AARON LACRATE, EVIL DEE, SCOTTIE B & BOBBITO and more.
In addition to his musical journey, Synapse has also worked in branding, marketing, publishing and events for the past 13 years. Working with Beautiful/Decay art and lifestyle Magazine, he created multi-media events that were used to brand the company Following that, he spent four years as the brand manager at Frank151 Media Group, a magazine, website, apparel brand and growing world-wide icon. There he wore various hats, including writer/blogger, distribution, marketing, promotions and international network builder.
Worldwide booking available at: firstname.lastname@example.org