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DJ SNOW

by Ryan Snyder

Name: Dale Joseph Snow

Stage Name: DJ Snow

How I got it: Kinda crazy, but I have been called D.J. Snow since I was born.

What I play: Hip hop, breakbeats, Top 40 hits and mash-ups

Where I play: I hold residence at Greene Street Club (College Night, which will be back in the spring), wedding receptions, fashion shows and promotional gigs for new fragrances and clothing lines.

Upcoming shows: I have a show at unitedbreaks.fm, which is an online breakbeat radio station, called “Break Fluid” every Sunday from 7-8 p.m.. Tonic on Dec. 18 and 31, Tailgators on Dec. 19 and 26, Johnny & June’s on Christmas night and Fox & Hound on Dec. 27.

Got in the game: Summer 2000

Why I do it: I have always had a passion for music since I was born. Music is my motivation and it’s awesome when people are getting down when I’m mixing.

Influences as a DJ: DJ Icey, DJ Domination, Stanton Warriors, DJ Sizzahands, DJ Riz, DJ AM, Krafty Kuts and Deekline & Wizard.

First pro gig: Summer 2002 at Club Fusion opening for DJ Mike B.

Favorite technique: Crab scratching, transforms and smooth blends

My personal musical tastes: Actually, I listen to oldies, hip hop, breakbeats and classic rock.

Favorite albums: DJ Icey — Essential Elements, DMX — It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot, Alice In Chains — Unplugged In New York, Stone Temple Pilots — Purple, DJ Snow — Defined

My Gear: Technics 1200 Turntables, Pioneer 909 mixer w/ Shure M447 needles

Booking Info: 336.420.9889, www.myspace.com/djsnow529 and djsnow529@Yahoo.com, www.Twitter.Com/Djsnow529

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