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First Official Trailer!

January 29

 

I’m proud to present the first official trailer for Soundtrack: The Story of the DJ.  The last 18 months have been a whirlwind of traveling, interviewing, meeting amazing DJs, scouring historic footage, checking out never before seen photos and more.  This trailer is a glimpse of all that and what’s to come.  I couldn’t be more excited about this movie.  2016 is going to be another amazing year of filming and editing so stay tuned.

Thank you so much for your support so far.  Check out the trailer below and please share it with the world.

November Interviews

October 17

 

I’m living on a plane for most of November.  I’ll be shooting a ton of interviews and I’m always looking to meet more people to help tell this story so if you’re in any of the cities below, let’s connect!

 

Soundtrack Nov Interviews

NYC Pt. 2 / Las Vegas / UNC Lecture

August 01

 

I was on the road for the better part of the past few months and in my travels I filmed some great stuff.  I gave a talk at the University of North Carolina about DJing and the DJ Documentary thanks to Dr. Mark Katz and DJ A-Minor.  The first 90 minutes of the talk is posted in the Production Diary and I’ll be posting the second half shortly.  You can check out a teaser below and get access to the production diary by donating at least $10 (if you haven’t already).

 

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I also did 2 rounds of interviews in Las Vegas where I sat down with venue owners, DJs and even people behind some of the biggest clubs and parties.  Check out all the pics on the MEDIA page and look out for some teasers coming soon.

Crykit Dave Fogg

I went behind the scenes and on the stages at the Beyond Wonderland music festival to see what goes down when 70,000 people come out to party.

Zimmie Beyond Z Jeff web

I wrapped up last month with a 2nd round of NYC interviews.  I spoke to pioneers like Grand Wizard Theodore, first-generation DJs like Joey Carvello and even DJ / Producer legends like Just Blaze.  I also checked out the Scratch Academy NYC headquarters and even stopped by a Tools of War True School Hip-Hop park jam thrown by none other than Chrisite Z-Pabon.  Classic!

Tools of War Park Jam web 1

Keep an eye out for some video teasers and another massive update very soon!

UNC Talk

April 04

 

If you’re in the Carolinas, I’ll be giving a talk at the University of North Carolina on Tuesday, April 7th.  I’ll be discussing the documentary, the importance of DJing in popular culture, a wide variety of other DJ-related topics and there will be a Q&A.  (I’m also hoping for a BBQ&A on my trip. Ha.)  The discussion will be held at 2pm in Hill Hall, Room 109.  Please forward this to any DJs you know in the area and reach out to me with any questions.  Major shout out to Mark Katz and DJ A-Minor for hooking this up.

To schedule a discussion at your school, please email through the contact page.

DJ Documentary UNC flier