Learn more about the artists and dancers that make our House community great in a new lifestyle series. Melissa (our founder) interviews influencers and gets us the 411. Check back for new faces and make new friends.
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mover + shaker | DJ Miss Dakota
first name: Dakota
also known as: Miss Dakota
hometown: The Bronx, New York
currently living in: Los Angeles, California
astrological sign: Aquarius
mover or shaker? both
favorite sounds include: Deep, Soulful, Afro-House, Tech House, Nu-Disco, Classic House, Salsa, + Live Jazz
Professional Dancer for 25 years, actively DJing for 5 years with a 12 year gap
favorite move: "Mixing ballet and technical dance with street, this happens when I’m in the zone. Or, you’ll just find me bopping around like James Brown - eeeooowww I feel Good!"
my (out)fit: "leggings, kicks, bodysuit - like a daily uniform"
tracks that get me going: "Hot tracks on replay now: Deep In the Bottom (of Africa) by Monique Bingham, The Cure & The Cause by Fish Go Deep, and Cola by CamelPhat & Elderbrook"
find me most weekends: "performing or DJing around LA, Wednesday through Saturday"
beverage of choice: "red wine or Don Julio tequila on the rocks with a shit ton of limes"
anything else people should know? “Don’t judge a book by its cover, read some pages...or the whole book and enjoy the experience.”
Follow Dakota on Instagram + Twitter + Facebook.
#MissDakota #DJMissDakota #spreadlove #MissDakotaEntertainment
photo | Melissa
mover + shaker | Andy Kershaw
first name: Andy
also known as: Andy Kershaw + Andy K + ndk + Andy Kaotik
affiliations: Cosmic Disco + As You Like It + Slinky
hometown: Holliston, Massachusetts
currently living in: San Francisco, California
astrological sign: Virgo
mover or shaker? both
favorite sounds include: Disco, Techno, + House
fine since ’79 + on the scene for 20 years
favorite move: the hat pop
my (out)fit: Housing family tee
track that gets me going: Robots (Weiss Mix) by Green Velvet + Riva Starr
find me most weekends: "at a gig or out and about"
beverage of choice: dry cider
what brings you joy? "any opportunity I am blessed to close a party! I love talking and connecting with everyone after the music ends."
anything else people should know? “Manners matter.”
Follow Andy on Instagram.
photo | Nick Minieri
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