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GLR 005 - Paola Shea
Don't get Paola Shea twisted! She's far from your typical model-turned-DJ. After only DJing for 4 years, she's conquered many of the biggest rooms in the country and around the world. Her secret? Respect the craft and practice, practice, practice. Having some of the best tutors in the world doesn't help either. Paola has been mentored by legends like DJ QBert (and even Ghost Lab Radio's own Stadium Status). In GLR 005 we talk to her about how long she practices scratching on a daily basis...
GLR 004 - GETLIVE!
Getlive is a NYC staple. In GLR 004 we get in-depth about the hustle of a working DJ. We talked to Getlive (@djgetlive) about how networking with other DJs helped start his career, carving his own path by starting his own parties, and what it takes to have major brands like Scion, Nike, and Urban Outfitters reach out to rock their events. Theme song by @Ronaissance
GLR 003 - Irvin Benitez
Irvin Benitez founded a small party in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City that quickly blew up into the phenomenon that is now Brunch Bounce. Apt 78, the original venue, held no more than 80 people and within a year they were entertaining 2000 at La Marina. Irv flipped that momentum into the Greatest Day Ever festival and a series of new concept parties. In GLR 003 we talk to Irv about the original idea for Brunch Bounce, getting the call from Major Lazer for a surprise...
GLR 002 - Mel D. Cole
On this episode of Ghost Lab Radio we talk with legendary nightlife photographer Mel D Cole about going from taking photos at small parties in downtown NYC to becoming the official photographer for The Roots and Trey Songz. His inspiring story about how he turned getting kicked out of the DJ booth by Diddy to shooting Puff's infamous White Party is truly lemons-to-lemonade. Later in the episode, Mel breaks down some of his more interesting photos, including an X-rated shot in club with...