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DJ JARO

Real name: Alex Jaro DJ Handle: DJ Jaro, one half of Prime Directive Origin: Jaro is my last name, but Prime Directive was to show that we played electronic music only after we noticed that a lot of DJs were spinning multiple genres, as well as Top 40. What I play: Lots of breaks and breakbeats, electronica, tranceCatch me at: As of right now, it’s studio work only. Our first mix CD is coming soon. It’s called Directive:Breaks. E-mail us for a copy/bookings. Upcoming shows: We’ll be playing a live show of the CD material as a release party very soon. We’ll be doing a 4/20 show on Torrentech Online Radio and are putting together a weekly show on UnitedBreaks.FM. Check our Facebook page for more details Got in the game: We’ve been spinning electronic music since 2005. Why I do it: We began DJing out of an intense love for electronic music. We practically eat, sleep and breathe it. Influences: DJ Icey is probally my biggest influence as well as 30Hz, Agent K , DJ Infiniti, Deekline and Alex Metric First pro gig: We played our first gig at Chumley’s in Greensboro on Battleground Ave. in 2006 Studio work: Directive:Breaks will be out soon. Favorite technique: We are huge fans of mixer effects, so you’ll hear a lot of echo and filter during our live performances. Signature mix: The one that were finishing now. It’s called Directive:Breaks. Personal playlist: We’re so addicted to electronic music that we find little time to listen to anything else. Favorite albums: DJ Icey — Essential Mix, Malicious Mike — Anticipation, DJ Infiniti — Looking for Something, Plump DJs — Headthrash My gear: Two Stanton T.90 turntables, Behringer DDM4000 mixer, two Denon DN-S700 CD decks, MPK49 Key Controller keyboard with Ableton Live sofware Website: You can find us on Facebook under Prime Directive DJs I’d like to add: We’ll be open to bookings so if you’re interested or would like a demo, please contact us at primedirective@ymail.com

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