Author Archives: DJ Alex

Midnight In A Perfect World: Melenie

Melenie Yap Chesneau, or simply Melenie, has long been one of the Seattle’s most trusted resources for quality music. A tireless networker dedicated to connecting people with top-shelf music, Melenie has handled a multitude of roles within the local music community. Her passion for promoting shows, producing events, and pushing good music eventually landed herRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: High+Tight DJs (Mixed by Carlos R)

The crew behind High+Tight have been staples within Seattle’s electronic music community for well over a decade, all heavily involved within Decibel Festival during its heydays, and currently spearheading some of the city’s best underground parties that attract highly-touted national and international headlining DJs. Revolving around the sharp ears and deep knowledge of Carlos RuizRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: R-Pal

R-Pal is the DJ alias of Seattle’s Rachel Kramer. Active on the local DJ scene since first getting behind the decks in 2013, Rachel currently runs a cassette mixtape series called Technodad alongside KEXP’s own DJ Sharlese and is a member of Seattle’s TUF, a female/non-binary/trans collective based in the digital realms of art andRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Perera Elsewhere

Perera Elsewhere is the solo alias of Sasha Perera, a London-born, Berlin-based Sri Lankan singer/songwriter/producer that also fronts the futuristic electronic/pop trio Jahcoozi. Debuting the Perera Elsewhere moniker in 2013 with an EP of adventurous, sophisticated, and modernized trip-hop for Los Angeles’ Friends of Friends, the label is now gearing up to release her sophomoreRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: OCnotes

Born Otis Calvin III, OCnotes is an artist, musician, DJ, author, motivational speaker, and vibrant figure active within Seattle’s music scene since the turn of the decade. A chameleonic artist who records as a solo entity, as one-half of Metal Chocolates, and through his countless collaborations, OCnotes is also known for his wildly unpredictable andRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Michael Mayer

Michael Mayer is an internationally renowned electronic producer, DJ, and in-demand remixer, as well as a co-founder of the influential German label Kompakt Records. Based in Cologne, Mayer works under his own name and as one-half of SuperMayer, consistently displaying under either guise his refined mixture of tech-house and cerebral pop. His latest solo album,Read more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Reverend Dollars

Seattle-based DJ and producer Reverend Dollars (aka Renee Jarreau Greene) is the founder and co-organizer of the Darqness queer and trans people of color arts collective and the organizer of Soul-Fi. Her work focuses on bringing together marginalized black, trans, queer, and people of color communities through the mediums of music and dance. After aRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Introcut

A staple on the local DJ/producer scene for over a decade, Seattle’s Mathew Moroni (aka Introcut) has consistently pushed progressive cutting-edge beats and heady body-moving rhythms on dancefloors all around town, most notably at Lo-Fi where he’s been a key player in the highly-revered Stop Biting nights and as a member of the Trashy TrashRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: J-Nasty

J-Nasty is the alias of Seattle’s Janice Ibarra, an emerging DJ and co-founder of the Women.Weed.Wifi collective/movement, who also finds time to teach yoga, run the online thrift shop Seamlessly Supernatural, and help out at Moksha, an art gallery and clothing boutique in the U-District. A multi-faceted creative talent raised in Federal Way and immersedRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Trinitron

Seattle’s Trinity “Trinitron” Meriwood is a beloved local DJ that has been immersed in the underground electronic music scene since the early 1990s and steady rocking parties behind the turntables for the past decade. A passionate purveyor of the funkiest flavors of house music, Trinitron has spun in clubs all over Seattle as well asRead more…

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