[TRIAD DJ PROFILE]
DJ handle: Push/Pull
What it means: I like to purposefully leave it ambiguous, I would rather people interpret what it means.
Real name: Liam Collins
What I play: I play some sort of bouncy, upbeat hybrid genre of electronic music.
Catch me at: I play around AVL a fair bit, naturally. But I have been booked up and down the East Coast.
Upcoming shows: April 19 at AVL Music Hall with the Polish Ambassador.
Got in the game: I think I played my first big show in 2009.
Why I do it: I really just started doing it to showcase the music I was writing.
Influences: I get inspiration from all angles.
First pro gig: Playing with Benga in Boston in 2009.
Studio work: I am constantly producing original music; it’s most of what I play.
Favorite technique: Don’t have a favorite, I do whatever will sound the best at the moment.
Signature mix: Always the one I’m about to put out.
Best record I own: I’m just going to narrow it down to best electronic album and say Hallucinogen in Dub.
Favorite new music: Check out Grouch from New Zealand.
Equipment used: Macbook Pro, Novation Launchpad, Evolution UC-33.
I’d like to add: What you focus on, grows.