DJ BIOS 2013/2014 from A-Z

AMAIRANI ALAMILLO (DJ Rani the Latin Queen)


Hometown: LA, CA
Major: Biology/ Spanish Double Major and Dance Minor
Show:Latin Hits, every Monday from 3- 4pm
Favorite Artists:
Gloria Trevi
Jenni Rivera
Camila
La Arrolladora Banda el Limon
Romeo Santos
Saul el Jaguar
Marc Anthony
Pitbull
El Dasa
Reik

Hobbies: dancing, Zumba, Taekwondo, playing the guitar, rock climbing, playing tennis, working out, taking science classes, sleeping, singing, exploring, swimming, watching reality tv shows, reading The New York Times, playing video games, and dressing up!

MEREDITH ALLEN


Hometown: Yardley, PA
Major: In the process of writing my own major in the environmental realm
Show: ‘mmmmhm’ 6 pm-7 pm on sundays
Favorite Artist:
My favorite band is Phish. However, contrary to popular belief, I do dabble elsewhere.
Musically related tidbits:
Forever a fan of the Rolling Stones
Could never forget blind melon’s no rain
Recently very into daptone records
Enjoy Wes Anderson soundtracks
Never sick of Scarlet Begonias Barton Hall 5/8/77

SILAS BABILONIA
Hometown: Aurora, CO
Major: Undeclared
Show: 1-2pm/Fridays/Power Hour/Weekly themes
Top Ten Favorite Artists:
1.The Beatles
2.Queen
3.Radiohead
4.Pink Floyd
5.Vampire Weekend
6.Frank Ocean
7.Queens of the Stone Age
8.Misfits
9.Tears for Fears
10.The Beach Boys

ALLIE CRIMMINS
Hometown: Winnetka IL
Major: Undecided
Show:Jams with JAN
Top 10 Favorite Artists:
1. Sons of the East
2. Bastille
3. Brett Dennen
4. Blind Pilot
5. The Good Husbands
6. Jukebox The Ghost
7. Needtobreathe
8. Example
9. Rudimental
10. The Head and The Heart

COLE EMHOFF
Hometown: LA, CA
Major: Undeclared
Show: Jazz’n Shit: 11pm-12am Wednesday. Jazz
Favorite Artists:
1.Radiohead
2.Bill Evans
3.Chet Baker
4.John Coltrane
5.Joao Gilberto
6.Roy Orbison
7.Elliott Smith
8.Kanye West
9.Miles Davis
10.Charles Mingus

Activities: Biking
Random Fact: My dog’s names are OTIS & AMOS

NATHAN FINK


Hometown: Park City, UT
Major: English
Show: Bananas Flambé, Wednesdays at 8pm
Top 10 Favorite Artists:
1. John Coltrane
(A Love Supreme is the best thing that exists.)
2.Four Tet
3.Todd Terje
4.Cashmere Cat
5.Siriusmo
6.Earl Sweatshirt
7.King Krule
8.Herbie Hancock
9.James Blake
10.Danny Brown

Music Blog: I write for/co-run a lil blog, Off The Deep End Live, dedicated to any and all flavors of electronica,
check it out here: www.offthedeepend.co

ANNA FORSER-SMITH


Hometown: St.Paul, MN
Major: Studio Art
Show: Tuesdays 9-10 pm: Audio Porn (co dj with Erin O’Neill aka the luscious DJ E$) mix of whatever we’re listening to, throwbacks, 90s throwbacks, indie and electro pop
Top 10 Favorite Artists:
1. The Strokes
2. Lana Del Rey (yes, sadly she speaks to something in my soul)
3. Blood Orange
4. Solange
5. Lucius
6. Beach House
7. Funkadelic
8. Typhoon
9. Sam Cooke
10. Simon and G funkel

Fun Fact: I can’t roll my Rs, therefore I never took Spanish, which I now deeply regret.

TESS GATTUSO


Hometown: Wilmette, IL
Major: Poli Sci & FGS doub major
Show: 7pm/Thursday/Thursday Night and the Feeling’s Right/Jams that make you (or just me, probably) feel
Activities: You can find me prowling Western Ridge every Wednesday night and working in Cutler second weekend.

TESS GRUENBER (DJ: MADAME PSYCHOSIS)


Hometown: New York City, NY
Major: Computer Science
Show: 10pm/Wednesday/Infinite Waves
Favorite Artists:
1.Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
2.Justin Vernon (Volcano Choir/Bon Iver/Gayngs)
3.Phish
4.Helado Negro
5.Nas
6.Chopin
7.Helado Negra
8.Patrick Watson
9.Francis and The Lights
10.Nicolas Jaar
11..Charlie Parker

Activity: I currently have an unhealthy obsession with david foster wallace, which is essentially a full time job.

JENNA HANSON


Hometown: Honeoye Falls, NY
Major: Undeclared
Show: Jams with Jen
Top 10 Favorite Artists:
1.Avett Brothers
2.Head and the heart
3.Angus and Julia stone
4.Gregory Alan isakov
5.John mayer
6.Jack Johnson
7.Benjamin Francis leftwhich
8.Ben Howard
9.The strokes
10.Gavin James

LEVI KIMMEL
Hometown: Bedford, NY
Show: Flavor of the Week
Top Ten Favorite Artists:
1. Animal Collective
2. The Dismemberment Plan
3. Hawkwind
4. J Dilla
5. The Flaming Lips
6. Brand New
7. Mercury Rev
8. Tortoise
9. Silver Jews
10. Death Grips

FRANCESCA LIPINSKY
Hometown: Denver, CO
Major: International Political Economy
Show: Defenestration Station. Thursdays at 8! Mostly hip hop
Top Ten Favorite Artists:
Kendrick Lamar
Justin Vernon
Jackson Browne
Beyonce
Jhene Aiko
Fleet Foxes
Frank Ocean
Black Keys
Feist
Fleetwood Mac

Random Fact: I got paid to see shows at Red Rocks almost every night last summer.

ALEC LOCKETT
Hometown: Belmont, MA
Major: Undeclared
Show: ‘More jazz’, Saturday at 1. Mostly jazz, but other random stuff
Top 10 Albums:
1.Animals – This Town Needs Guns
2.Hail to the Thief – Radiohead
3.Deadwing – Porcupine Tree
4.Spiderland – Slint
5.The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady- Charles Mingus
good kid
6.M.A.A.D city – Kendrick Lamar
7.Romantic Warrior – Return to Forever
8.Strawberry Jam- Animal Collective
9.Earl – Earl Sweatshirt
10.F#A# Infinity – Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Activities: rugby, skiing, hiking, attending concerts, drinking tea, breaking bad, longboarding

BO MALCOLM (DJ SportsFan)


Hometown: Elmore, VT
Major: English/Undeclared
Show: Bonus Deluxe / Thurs. 4-6
Top 5 Albums:
1.Johnny Flynn – Been Listening
2.Bob Dylan – The Freewheelin’
3.Pink Moon – Nick Drake
4.The Band (Self-Titled)
5.Trouble – Ray LaMontagne

I Enjoy: writing, reading, songwriting, playing guitar, walks

ABE MAMET


Hometown: Denver, CO
Major: Considering a poli sci/history major w/ a music minor, but undeclared
Show: AA Jazz with Andy Post on Sundays at noon
Top five non-jazz artists:
1.Tera Melos
2.Protest the Hero
3.Cake
4.Streetlight Manifesto
5.Dangerdoom

Top five jazz artists:
1.Charles Mingus
2.Julius Watkins
3.Rahsaan Roland Kirk
4.John Coltrane
5.Clifford Brown

Activities: Outside of DJing I play the French Horn and ultimate frisbee

NATE MANKOVICH
Hometown: Boulder, CO
Major: Undeclared
Show: 12-1PM/Saturday/Lunchtime Special/undeclared
Favorite Album: The Wall by Pink Floyd
Activities: Climbing and Ultimate Frisbee

SERGIO PORTESAN


Hometown: Saint Paul, MN
Major: American History- Political Science
Show: 11-midnight, Thursday, Throwback Thursdays, Classic Rock, Punk, Pop, Alternative
Favorite Artist: Bruce Springsteen
Random Fact: I learned to ride a bike when I was 5 miles from home and my training wheels fell off.

CATHERINE S


Hometown: San Diego, CA
Major: undecided, especially since I got waitlisted for that microeconomics class
Show: Drugs and Jesus, Wednesday at 4. Heavy bias toward semi-obscure vinyl-era music. Name inspired by song “Jesus Shooting Heroin” by the Flaming Lips.
10 albums from heaven:
1.The Durutti Column – LC
2.The Zombies – Oddesey and Oracle
3.Laurie Anderson – Big Science
4.Sandy Bull – Fantasias for Guitar and Banjo
5.Klaus Schulze – [anything before 1979 that has Harald Grosskopf on drums]
6.Buffy Sainte-Marie – Illuminations
7.The Chameleons – the Script of the Bridge
8.The Spacemen 3 – the Perfect Prescription
9.The Pointed Sticks – Perfect Youth
10.The Flaming Lips – the Terror

Activities: Write (short stories, poetry, ambitious unfinished novel projects, etc), engage in photography, sort my record collection

EBONI STATHAM


Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Major: Undeclared
Show: Macchiato Music/ Mondays @ 11pm/electro pop, indie, and whatever else crosses my mind
Top Ten Favorite Artists:
1.Cherub
2.Chvrches
3.BANKS
4.Chromeo
5.JMSN
6.Haim
7.K.Flay
8.St. Lucia
9.Trevor Hall
10.Rebelution

Activities: song writing, running, event planning, cooking delicious food, showing off my dance skills at parties
Random Fact: I can peel an orange in one peel

BEN STEELE
Hometown: LA, CA
Major: Computer Science
Show: Boots & Cats
Ten Favorite Albums:
XXYYXX – XXYYXX
Lorn – Ask the Dust
Bonobo – the North Borders
Baths – Cerulean
Burial – Kindred
Burial – Untrue
James Blake – James Blake
Seekae - The Sound Of Trees Falling On People
Pascäal – Fragile
Machine Drum – Room(s)

ERIN SUGARMAN


Hometown: LA, CA
Major: Environmental Policy (maybe)
Show: Spoonful of Sugs, Tuesdays @4
Top 10 Favorite Artists:
1. The Cure
2. The Strokes
3. Blink 182
4. Dirty Projectors
5. Mountain Goats
6. Neutral Milk Hotel
7. The Beatles
8. Nirvana
9. Pavement
10. Pixies

MERCEDES WHITMAN
Hometown: Ridgewod, NJ
Major: Philosophy
Show: Humpday Helpings, Wednesdays 7-8pm and mondayitis, Sundays 4-5pm
8 Albums hat have profoundly enhanced my existence:
1.Radiohead – Hail to the Thief
2.Portishead – Dummy
3.Aphex Twin – Richard D. James Album
4.Talking Heads – Fear of Music
5.Flying Lotus – Los Angeles
6.Modeselektor – Hello Mom!
7.Wax Tailor – Tales of The Forgotten Melodies
8.Telefon Tel Aviv – Fahrenheit Fair Enough

Random Fact: My first concert was Ricky Martin when I was in kindergarten

PATTY WILLIAMSON
Hometown: Sherborn, MA
Major: Education/ Polysci
Show: Sound Bites at 5 on Fridays
Top Ten Favorite Artists:
1. The Lone Bellow
2. Lord Huron
3. Alt-J
4. Animal Collective
5. Langhorne Slim and The Law
6. Peter Bjorn And John
7. The Cat Empire
8. Noah and the Whale
9. Tokyo Police Club
10. STRFCKR

MATT ZELIN (DJ ZELDAR)
Hometown: Lafayette, CA
Major: Mathematical Economics
Show: Thursdays @ 6pm. “Show and Tell Convention on Mars”
Top 10 Albums:
1.Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not-Arctic Monkeys
2.Time Out-Dave Brubeck Quartet
3.American Beauty-Grateful Dead
4.Madvillainy-Madvillain
5.Friend and Foe-Menomena
6.The Lonesome Crowded West-Modest Mouse
7.Culture Industry-Philadelphia Slick
8.OK Computer-Radiohead
9.Shakti-Shakti with John McLaughlin
10.The Harder They Come (Soundtrack)-Various Artists

Random Fact: My milkshakes bring all of my roommates back to the apartment.

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