Before you put out an album with Cypress Hill. Were you a fan?
I was a huge Cypress Hill fan. When they hit me up saying they wanted
to work together. I felt totally honored. It was really cool. The first
thing we did when we got in contact with each other was hang out without
making any music. Just listening to tracks. Watching YouTube videos. It
was totally cool. It all just came from hanging out. We really had no
idea what we were going to do or how we were going to do it. It was
daunting though. They were pulling up YouTube videos of me DJing like
four years ago, "what's this track? What's this track? I love it." I was
like, they were like hardcore fans.
fans of each other. I also interviewed Amber Coffman of Dirty Projectors
and the song you worked on with her "Hold On," it's great. It reminds
me of like going to gay clubs when I was younger.
That was the vibe. That was the idea (Laughs).
considered a dubstep producer and DJ, but, like that track, you also
make other kinds of electronic music. What do you consider yourself?
kind of bass focused dance music. I do a bunch of different stuff but
the focus is always on the bass line. So, bass line focused dance party
music, there you go! How's that?
DJ Rusko, United as One with Gemini and Nadastrom. 9 p.m. Saturday, November 24, at Club Cinema, 3251 N. Federal Highway, Pompano Beach. Tickets cost $30. Call 954-943-5226, or visit ticketfly.com.
3251 N. Federal Highway, Lighthouse Point, FL