Lauren Munar AKA Wahine
Los Angeles >> Atlanta
WAHINE (pronounced wah-hee-neh)
NEWS: Wahine is a winner of the Defected Croatia 2019 Mix Contest and has been invited to spin at the event on the all-new Terrace Stage, sharing the bill with Dimitri from Paris, Derrick Carter, Joey Negro, Masters at Work, Horse Meat Disco, Roger Sanchez and more of house music's finest!
GENRES: House, Disco, Funk, Chillout, World, Jazz
Has had the honor of sharing the stage with: Robin S, DJ Sneak, DJ Disciple, Tommy Bones, Vjuan Allure
RESIDENCIES: Joseph’s Afterhours (Hollywood), Easy at Dragon Bar (Hermosa Beach, CA), Glow at Marriott Marina Del Rey, Soiree at Ritz-Carlton Marina Del Rey
Favorite track of 2018: Judge Not/Phenomenal Handclap Band
Current Obsessions: Khruangbin, Rosalia, Bombyce, Goz, Osmose, Fantotronic, JKriv
Favorite Labels: Defected, Razor-N-Tape, Whisky Disco, Toy Tonics, Vinyl Only
Outside of DJing:
* Born and raised in Redondo Beach, CA
* Currently resides in Atlanta, GA
* Studied 12 dance forms (Jazz to Irish Step to Flamenco and everything in between).
* Recovered early-stage internet start-up junkie (home & fashion industries).
* Enjoys cooking. Loves eating more.
* If I could live my life over again I would:
- play the role of "Anita" in West Side Story
- be a textile designer
- A&R for a record label
- study food anthropology