dj100proof is distinguished within the Pacific Northwest and beyond as an accomplished DJ and nightlife curator, set apart by his creative vision, musical intuition and versatility. With his diverse tastes and an astute ability to read any room, he confidently gets crowds moving employing a wide selection of classic and contemporary dance music from chart-toppers to hidden gems. As a DJ, producer, and vinyl collector, his musical exploration is voracious, putting rare and vintage discoveries in rotation while always keeping a finger on the pulse of what’s new and next.
As a mainstay for over a decade, he is regularly called upon to provide skillful selections and an inclusive atmosphere to a wide range of events. You can find him behind the tables anywhere from his residencies at some of Seattle’s hottest dance parties, to private functions, premiere concert venues, corporate events and campuses around the Northwest. He is the founder and resident DJ of Seattle’s wildly popular Motown on Monday’s weekly dance party, and recently took on the Creative Director and resident DJ role at Cedar Room, Seattle’s newest nightlife destination. He has set the stage for a long list of influential artists; highlights include Questlove, D’Angelo, Drake, Khalid, A-Trak, DJ Premier, Solange, Odesza, Big Sean, Chic and Nile Rodgers, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, 2 Chainz and Soulection. He is also a regular musical curator at Nike World Headquarters, the Seattle Art Museum’s renowned REMIX parties and events for top companies such as Amazon, Tableau, Red Bull and Stussy.
For those who have yet to see him live, there’s no better example of dj100proof’s talent than his thoughtfully crafted, thoroughly listenable mixtapes, edits and blends. His body of work is anchored by the annual Backyard BBQ mixtape series, a sophisticated and often surprising blend of R&B, hip-hop, soul, Latin and funk that provides the perfect sonic backdrop for a summertime (or anytime) soiree.
Whether in a club, concert or event setting, dj100proof’s vast musical knowledge, flexibility, and confidence marks him as one of the region’s most sought after and well respected DJs. He is wholly dedicated to building relationships with deejays and artists across the country and the world in the spirit of creativity and connectivity, and continuing to establish a legacy of exceptional nightlife in his hometown.