triad dj profile

by Ryan Snyder

DJ handle: DeadBiscuits What it means: After hours spent thinking of a name, I felt DeadBiscuits would suffice. Real name: Daniel Scott Dickson What I play: Slow electronic/dubstep Catch me at: House parties Upcoming shows: Dickson Household on Aug. 16 in Greensboro, Black Beach House on Aug. 20 in Figure Eight Island, Chi Phi House on Aug. 25 in Athens, Ga. Got in the game: Earlier this year after a trip to the UK where I discovered the dub-step music scene. Why I do it: I’ve always loved the idea of feeding energy off to a crowd by something you’ve created musically, it’s a great feeling. Influences: OTT, Caspa, Rusko, Lotus, Crystal Method First pro gig: At CFBGs with carribeUnk. Studio work: I record my own work independently. Favorite technique: Improvising dubstep “wobbles” in remixes using MIDIs. Signature mix: I am currently working on a dubstep remix of “Ecstasy of Gold” from The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly movie. Personal playlist: Umphrey’s McGee, Disco Biscuits, OutKast, STS9

Favorite albums: Wu-Tang Clan — Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), The Beatles — Revolver, Weezer — Weezer My gear: I use Sony ACID on Mac and a Yamaha PSR-282 MIDI Best thing about playing the Triad: The people are great and very supportive. I thank all my fans and friends for their support. Website: