[TRIAD DJ PROFILE]
DJ handle: Special Guest, or SP- CLGST
What it means: I’m the Special Guest
Real name: Joseph Giampino
What I play: Things that make you go uGGGGHhhhhh!!
Catch me at: 5 Star, Noir and the Hive in Raleigh, Butter in Charlotte and, soon, worldwide.
Upcoming shows: The Downtown Greensboro Hand to Hand Market at the Elm Street Center on Sunday.
Got in the game: When skills really meant something.
Why I do it: To pull chicks…. By the way, it hasn’t worked yet.
Influences: All true artists.
First pro gig: Depends on who you ask.
Studio work: Live from The Blue Tile Lounge, Night of The Special Guest, Starter Jackets and S&M Projects
Favorite technique: Just destroying a turntable.
Signature mix: Vodka and cranberry, but also check out Live from The Blue Tile Lounge.
Personal playlist: Just about anything Dark Wave.
Favorite albums: Wu Tang Clan — Return to the 36 Chambers, Joy Division — Unknown Pleasures, the Cure — Staring at the Sea, Portishead — Dummy
My gear: Technic 1200s, Rane 56, and Shure needles
I’d like to add: I hope to see a UFO sooner than later…. Shouts out to Permanent Vacation and Swoon Unit.