The DJS you missed at WPF'14

Alain Jackinsky (Montreal, Canada)

ACTION! Afterglow - Monday, March 10

Out of Montreal Canada, Jackinsky and his unique sound bring a much anticipated freshness to the DJ scene. Jackinsky's sounds has quickly raised to international fame, allowing him to perform at the most sought out festivals around the globe such as Eterna The Week in Brazil, Circuit Festival Barcelona 2013, Mexico City Pride, Divers-Cite Montreal, Prism Toronto, Black & Blue Montreal, Winter Party Miami, White Party Palm Springs, Miami Pride 2013 to only name a few. Alain also has residencies at New York City's hottest gay Saturday party VIVA and at Apollon Nightclub in his hometown, and appears in rotation in many clubs around the globe such as Score in Miami, Momentum in Los Angeles, The Week Brazil, Living Mexico, Rise Boston and the list goes on.

Brett Henrichsen (New York, NY)

HEAT Tea Dance - Friday, March 7

Brett Henrichsen

Before starting his own independent record label, Trax Recording, Brett Henrichsen would spend nights in clubs and record stores learning from top DJ's and listening to his favorite style of music: high energy, vocal and progressive dance. After years of on the job training at Trax, Brett rose to the top of DJ stardom after appearances at several major circuit parties in the United States including Gay Days Orlando, New York Pride Pier Dance, San Diego Zoo Party, White Party Palm Springs and White Party Miami, and Masterbeat New Year's Los Angeles. One of the few US circuit DJ's to crossover to the international mainstream, Brett routinely plays abroad in Amsterdam, Ibiza, London, Paris, Sydney, Sao Paulo and Rio. 

Cindel (Miami, FL)

HEAT Tea Dance - Friday, March 7th

DJ Cindel Headshot

DJ Cindel grew up around Chicago where his endless exposure to house music led to his love, and eventual practice, of producing it. Having done so since the age of 15, he has especially honed his skills creating drum mixes and tribal-house vocals, earning him the title “The King of Drums”. Major influences such as Danny Tenaglia, Chus and Ceballos, DJ Paulo and Ralphi Rosario, along with his Puerto Rican roots, have helped mold his high-energy style into a successful career.

His big break came from a gig at Chicago’s Skybar, which led to a residency at Spin in Boystown where he held his own night called Sound Factory. Most recently, Cindel has made great strides by being named the WINNER of Matinee Las Vegas 2013 and Circuit Barcelona Festival 2013 and becoming part of the Matinee North America family. Now back in Chicago, DJ Cindel continues to land bookings all over, beginning his new residency at Hydrate Nightclub in the year 2014; from Chicago and Puerto Rico Pride, to after hours in Atlanta and NYC
No matter what the event or venue, he commits to giving you a set full offantastic beats for your nerves.

Cris A. M. (Columbia)

Winter Party Sunset - Monday, March 10th

South American native Cris A.M. grew up listening to EDM underground music. Attending to big raves scenes and festivals in Argentina, Colombia and Chile, his passion for electronic music grew and grew. Being influenced by Daft Punk, Ferry Corsten, Paul Van Dyk, Tentremoller, Bassnectar, Lasgo,Paul Kalkbrenner and many more. He took his experience playing parties in South America to Nashville at age 22. He worked with local DJ Carey James to refine his technique, playing at the Canvas Lounge and making a name for himself at other venues around the city.

Learning from two of the most influential underground DJs from 90s Breaks and Drum & Bass scene (Dj Shifttee and Dj Endo from the Dubspot crew in New York City. In 2011 Cris decided to take an adventure to south Florida, in which he Hosted "Dress Up Live Miami" on Jolt radio which is an Indie Online radio. Bringing new sounds and tunes to the Indie and House music enthusiasts. Playing from the Green Room in Fort Lauderdale to the Electric Pickle in Miami, Cris A.M brought a unique touch of sound delight to each of the parties that Jolt radio featured every week. He was featured on Jolt radio as an upcoming DJ to watch. In Key West, Cris has played at Bourbon St. Pub & The Rumor Lounge. Cris A.M has a passion to provide a high-energy, unforgettable night for the crowd. "I love to emerge the crowd into a pleasant atmosphere of texture and colorful sounds and ultimately drive the crowd into a world where sound is all what matters".

Danny Verde (Italy)

Winter Party Beach Party – Sunday, March 9

Danny Verde

Danny Verde is a musical prodigy who has worked in all aspects of music; including house, dance- pop production, DJ, song writing, keyboardist, and vocal arrangements.    He hails from just outside of Milan in Northern Italy where his recording studio, Holab Studios, has been home to many productions with International labels, artists, and producers since 1994.   Today Danny is one of the most sought after Djs and remixers on the International and  U.S scene.  He has remixed some of the biggest pop stars of our time including Cher, Mariah Carey, Cyndi Lauper, Lady Gaga, Avicii, Selena Gomez, The Wanted and Scissor Sisters just to name a few. Danny has had no less than Eleven #1 Billboard Dance hits in the past year and a half , and his winning streak of  #1s shows no sign of slowing down with his forthcoming reworking of the Donna Summer Classic  “Love to Love You Baby” ,a new Bent Collective remix of the Cyndi Lauper classic Time After Time,  and a trio of original productions that skew from vocal anthem to progressive house.

Eddie Martinez (New York, NY)

IGNITE - Thursday, March 6th

Eddie Martinez

Eddie’s eclectic style has allowed him to capture larger audiences everywhere he spins, being able to read the crowd and maintain their attention throughout their experience. His breakthrough into the DJ world began in Fire Island Pines, as a resident DJ at the Low Tea, High Tea parties and at the famous Pavilion nightclub. He has then since spun at various local NYC night clubs, bars and lounges including; Vlada, HK Lounge, The Monster, The Web, The Highline Ballroom, Santos Party House, Club Rebel, Club Providence, District 36, Splash, XL, Pacha NYC, VIVA NYC and The Roseland Ballroom.

Eddie constantly works on his music, including his podcasts “House Sessions” series that have been featured in the top ranks on Podomatic and iTunes. He also has been busy working on remixes & original productions that are often featured on his indie label, Stimulus Recordings.

Grind (San Francisco)

Winter Party Beach Party - Sunday, March 9

DJ Grind

DJ GRIND (Stephen Massey) is one of the most sought-after up-and-coming DJs and producers on the gay circuit. With a sound firmly anchored in uplifting vocal house, he always strives to take his dance floor on a journey toward joy. In 2013, DJ GRIND was nominated for three JustCircuit Awards, including “DJ of the Year,” and he was named an “All-Star DJ” by Matineé North America. He is the winner of the 2012 JustCircuit Award for “Best Pool Party” and the 2011 GayDays National DJ Contest. Over the past three years, DJ GRIND has headlined at some of the country’s largest events — including White Party Palm Springs, Matineé Las Vegas, GayDays, San Diego PRIDE, Sand Blast Weekend, Splash Days, and Circuit Week Provincetown — and he’s performed at many of North America’s largest venues, including clubs in New York City, Washington DC, Miami, Chicago, Atlanta, Denver, Las Vegas, West Hollywood, San Francisco, Seattle and Vancouver, among others. He’s also been a featured artist on multiple RSVP Vacations’ Caribbean & Mediterranean cruises, and he’s headlined at major clubs and events in Asia (DESTINATION Beijing, Club Angel Shanghai, BED Manila) and Latin America (LVNG Mexico City, PARADISO Playa del Carmen). In 2011, DJ GRIND supported Kylie Minogue’s “Aphrodite” World Tour as an opening act. Together with his production partner Toy Armada, DJ GRIND is also an accomplished producer & remixer. In 2013, the duo produced an official club mix for Kimberley Locke’s UK #1 pop and dance single ,“Feel the Love” (3beat Records), as well as official remixes for Jessica Sutta, Melanie B, Abigail, and Natascha Bessez, among others. DJ

Gustavo Scorpio (Rio de Janeiro)

Under One Sun Pool Party - Saturday, March 8

Gustavo Scorpio

Always looking for what is “fresh and new” in the world of music, the award-winning DJ/Producer Gustavo Scorpio stands out when it comes to mixing. He has impeccable technique with an emphasis on vibrant house, predominantly melodic, with great harmonies and strong tribal percussion’s going from Progressive House beats to the Big Room Circuit sounds. He’s often referred to as a “DJ’s DJ” who sets the bar higher by creating the most up-to-date sounds in the world. His music has set trends in the music community. Gustavo Scorpio has long been considered one of the most important Producers and DJs on the Latin-American music scene and now in the US. His mixes are commonly heard on dance floors around the world.

Isaac Escalante (Mexico)

WE Party: Airlines – Boiling Point – Sunday, March 9

DJ Isaac Escalante, renowned Mexican DJ and Producer, has taken over the musical scene of Mexico
City, Sao Paulo, Rio, Florianopolis, Bogota, Montreal, Toronto, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Madrid, Barcelona,
Hawaii, Tel Aviv and many other cities since his first gigs at 16, where he mixed at private parties and
fashion shows.DJ Isaac Escalante's House, Tribal and Electro House mixes capture the dance floor
of Mexico's 1 DJ Club, Club Living, every weekend, where thousands of music fans enjoy his
talent and craft.
Isaac has conquered the world market. In less than a year he has become one of the most
important international DJs in Latin America. He is one of a very few International DJs that
obtained a residence at the best and biggest club of South America, including The Week.

Ivan Gomez (Barcelona)

Flare - Saturday, March 8

Ivan Gomez

Ivan Gomez, born in Barcelona, is one of the most known DJs and Producers worldwide. His mixture of various house genres that include Tribal, Progressive, Tech House and Underground, tinged with uplifting vocals are an absolute treat every time he plays. His live sets captivate and impress with impeccable construction through private, live mash-ups and original productions. Ivan Gomez has been DJing since he was 18 years old. He was absorbed by the big clubs and festivals in Europe. He has established himself and played throughout Europe in every major city: Barcelona, Madrid, Lisbon, Paris, Naples, Milan, Rome, Cologne, London, Berlin to mention a few. In 2010 he made the big jump to North America – and from there on, his DJ career took on a completely new direction, becoming an in-demand international DJ, playing at the hottest clubs and parties worldwide.

Joe Gauthreaux (Los Angeles, CA)

Ignite - Thursday, March 6

Joe Gauthreaux

As one of the most sought after DJs in the industry, DJ/Producer Joe Gauthreaux (pronounced GO TROW) has a resume full of club appearances and main events that spans the last 15 years - with the list ever growing. From events during Winter Party Festival, Atlantis Cruises, ALEGRIA in New York, to major clubs in Brazil and Asia, his name is synonomous with having an amazing and unique musical experience.

Currently, he is a resident of at Stage48 in New York for uber promoters John Blair, Beto Sutter & Ric Sena new party "VIVA!", with recent praised appearances at Pines Party and Ascension on Fire Island. Additionally, Joe's podcast is one of the most popular ones on iTunes, with new episodes charting high amongst legends Tiesto and Avicii.

Whether you are expecting house, progressive rhythms, tribal drums or EDM, the legendary DJ/Producer Joe Gauthreaux will have you experiencing a musical journey you won't ever forget.

LaTrice (Miami, FL)

ArtScape, March 6

LaTrice

Hot, smooth, soulful, and driven are just a few of the words that have been used to describe La Trice Perry. When other spinners are focusing on the groupie they will wake up next to in the morning, La Trice is celebrating her success and the impact she is making on the club scene in Miami. However, this is only the tip of the iceberg, there is a lot more to this unique entertainer.
La Trice Perry, a widely recognizable name, has formed her unique style from many of the melodic pioneers of the 70's and 80's.... a blend of Funky, Disco, and Tech House music.
Now, also a producer, La Trice is commanding the industry's attention. She is widely sought after locally and internationally making guest appearances and claiming residencies at upscale clubs, lounges, and hot spots. She radiates energy that keeps the crowds moving and pulsates the "feel good" through her sound. She has performed for the masses on tours, festivals and throughout Europe.

MAXIMUS 3000

Industry - Saturday, March 8th

Alex Ferbeyre - PKA as Maximus 3000 - is a Miami Based, Chart topping, award winning DJ/Producer/remixer and experimental multi-medium digital artist. With a reputation for omnipresence, the music business attache' has worn virtually every hat in music/entertainment/events industry.Over a 15+ year career thus far, Maximus has procured and collaborated in event architecture, festival promotions, music video direction/acting, sound design, music production, on air radio persona, A&R, executive production and more under a variety of disciplines.

With An uncanny ability to play to virtually any crowd and any environment, his high energy performances are each a unique and one of a kind experience feeding off the interaction of the audience in front of him. he's played every type of crowd from massive music festivals to chic intimate affairs and everything in between with equal vigor. Known for taking his fans on multi-genre and multi-generational musical journey between house, , its no wonder why his radio shows and podcasts have garnered thousands of downloads and fans all over the globe.

Notable Appearances include Headlining Winter Music Conference Sanctioned events, Miami Beach Gay Pride festival, Care Resource White Party, Task Force Winter Party, The Inc 500 in 5000 Conference, Festival of Souls, Stonewall Street festival, Art Basel Sanctioned Events, DWNTWN Art Days Sanctioned events, Come out with Pride Orlando, Coca Cola-Miami Beach Fire on the Fourth, Celebrate Orgullo Hispanic LGBT Pridefest, Pridefest Fort Lauderdale and more.

Paulo (Los Angeles, CA)

Flare - Saturday, March 8

Paulo

Portuguese-born PAULO tours nonstop as he has headlined some of the most prestigious parties in the world including Montreal’s “Black & Blue”, New York’s Saint at Large “Black Party”, Alegria, Peter Rauhofer’s “Work!”events, Barcelona’s “Circuit,”  Winter & White Parties in Miami, White Party Palm Springs, Fire Island’s Pines Party & Dancing on the Bay, Orlando’s “Gay Days,” Sydney’s Mardi Gras, The “Week” in Rio and Florianopolis’ Carnival, and Taiwan’s Ministry of Sound  just to name a few.  Outside of his California home base, his club dates have included the Roxy, Crobar (M2),  XL,  Pacha and currently is a resident at “Viva”(Stage 48) in NYC. PAULO is also responsible for producing original songs and for remixes of tracks that have reached #1 on the Billboard Dance Charts:  Christina Aguilera,  Kelly Clarkson, Inaya Day, Madonna, Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Adele, Suzanne Palmer, Ofra Haza; the list continues!

RaffeLo (Miami, FL)

Burn - Sunday, March 9th

RaffeLo’s love & style for music comes from the beats of his homeland of Puerto Rico. After living in Miami for so many years and soaking up the amazing energy of places like Warsaw, Paragon, Liquid (now Score), Salvation and most of all Pump, he considers himself a Miami native. So, it is time for him to share his beats and mixes with Miami and the rest of the world. It is unique, with lots of flavor that will make you dance all night long, no matter where you are.

Reddy (Miami, FL)

VIP Cocktail Reception - Friday, March 7

DJ AJ Reddy has been a fixture of NYC and Fire Island clubs such as Splash, HK Lounge, Tides, Ice Palace, Metro and Circus. Now a South Florida favorite, he held residencies in Mova, 721, Palace, Score, Twist in South Beach and plays in all major clubs in the area. Outside clubs, he is a staple of Miami Beach Gay Pride and other pride festivals in the country. You will enjoy his uplifting style which is remixing EDM and Commercial sounds with high energy House, Trance and Tribal beats.

ROSABEL (Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida)

Mercury Rising - Friday, March 7

When you take a true pioneering legend of House music - Chicago’s very own Ralphi Rosario - and team him up with one of the most successful DJs in circuit history - Miami’s Abel - it becomes musical magic in the form of Grammy-nominated duo Rosabel. Primarily known for their remix and production work on popular tracks such as “Only Girl In The World”, “Let Me Be Myself”, “Rhythm Intoxication”, “Cha Cha Heels”, "Don't You Want My Love", “C’mon Get Funky” and most recently "Papi", when these two come together for a rare Rosabel DJ set, the excellence produced in the studio is replicated and often times exceeded in the DJ booth. The creativity with which Rosabel combines strong beats, soaring as well as punchy vocals, and funky rhythms provides an all-night vibe that resonates with the crowd and that can be grooved to by all.

Seth Cooper (Chicago)

Under One Sun Pool Party - Saturday, March 8

Seth Cooper

The passion that Seth has, is expressed by the music that is played at his events worldwide. Playing since 2003, his dance floors have always welcomed diversity and inclusion for people who love to dance. Seth's best known for the energy and freshness that his vocal circuit, tribal, and progressive house tracks bring to the dance floor. Enjoying success with his wildly popular remixes, mash-ups, and podcasts, Seth Cooper has been the recipient of many awards such as "Best Up and Coming DJ", "Best DJ/Remixer/Producer", and "Best Circuit Tour" by JustCircuit Magazine.

Seth continues to wow his audience as he evolves across the international stage. Seth has headlined The Original Brazilian Pool Party (Rio), Jungle Party (Brazil), White Party (Miami), Ascension (Fire Island), Joining Hearts (Atlanta), Gay Days (Orlando), Wonder World (Orlando), Splash Days (Austin), Jungle (Houston), KRAVE (Minneapolis), Carnival & Beats of Summer (P-Town), Halloween 26 (New Orleans), Freedom Revolution (Chicago) and throughout clubs and other parties across the U.S., Canada, Brazil, and China. From Rio to Sao Paulo, Montreal to Vancouver, and Miami to Seattle, this DJ's got the sound.

Sr. Edu (Spain)

WE Party: Airlines – Boiling Point – Sunday, March 9

WE Party’s newest resident DJ kicks off WE Party Airlines at his USA Debut. One of Spain’s hottest
rising stars, Sr. Edu performs as resident DJ of WE Party and La Caja Roja Matinal in Madrid. He was the
official deejay at Infinita World Tour 2010 and 2011, Divotica World Tour 2012 and XLSIOR World Tour
2012.
His music is known to be elegant, enjoyable and energetic and focused on melody. He has played at
prestigious clubs like Space of Sound in Madrid, Razzmatazz in Barcelona, Mix Club in Paris, Cabo
Paradiso in Mykonos, Ushuaia Tower in Ibiza, Rai Club in Moscow and Luxy Taipei. He also has had the
chance to bring his music to other international destinations like: He has also performed at MTV Europe
Music Awards 2010 Closing Party.

Twisted Dee (Orlando, FL)

Burn - Sunday, March 9th

Sexy, primeval and powerful are adjectives used by fans of Dee Martello (professionally known as Twisted Dee) to describe her unique blend of tribal and progressive house music. Flawless mixing, soul-pounding basslines and dramatic drops and peaks draw crowds to the dance floor and keep them there.While her audience's visceral enjoyment is most important to Dee, her personal mission is to enhance their experience by introducing new dance music produced around the globe. Early on, this desire to play new and better music led Dee to the field of music production. As her skills sharpened, so did her notoriety. Dee's mixes have reached into the Top 20 of Billboard's Hot Dance Club Play Chart many times, including her own track, Twisted Dee's "Drop That Beat" and Lisa Hunt's "Joint is Jumpin'" which was featured in an episode of Queer as Folk. Dee's mixes have also appeared in videos on the Logo channel, and her mix of Ari Gold's Wave of You received Logo Channel's “Sexiest Video of the Year” award. Dee has remixed many other artists such as Beyonce, Gloria Estefan, Debbie Holiday, Fall Out Boy, RuPaul, Charo, Paulina Rubio, Nelly Furtado, Michael Jackson, The Killers, The Disco Biscuits, Inaya Day, Amuka, Jason Dottley & T. Mills, just to name a few.

Labeled the “DJ's DJ”, Twisted Dee is admired by her peers and fans alike. Promoters who have worked with Dee praise her professionalism, talent, approachability, and passion to always please her crowd. Dee now resides outside of Orlando Florida, where she focuses her time exclusively on making music & touching as many people as possible through her live performances and production work.

Wayne G. (San Diego)

Mercury Rising – Friday, March 7

The last year has been an amazing one for Wayne G, headlining one major party after another, including both New Orleans and Sydney Mardi Gras, White Party Palm Springs, San Francisco Pride, Destination in Beijing, Vancouver Pride, the July 4th celebrations in Provincetown, Angel in Shanghai, Fire Island, Southern Decadence and the San Diego Zoo Party, to name a few.

Averse to categorization in any one particular musical style, Wayne takes the crowd on a musical journey starting with house, electro, tribal, anthemic vocal house and bringing the energy, percussive beats and the uplifting infectious riffs seamlessly together to create a melodic high energy journey. His sets are notorious for being filled with his own productions, many of which remain unheard unless you get to experience on of his marathon sets. From the Hard House sounds of EDM to the funky house sounds of classic house. He is a DJ/Producer that has no boundaries and no limits.