Sonic love travels in many dimensions and as it relates to music, Marques Wyatt is a seminal force and undoubtedly, amongst the most respected DJ’s in the United States, a West Coast legend.
Many associate him with “DEEP,” the illustrious event (16 years running) that he nurtured in his hometown of Los Angeles-thriving and continuing today for well over 16 years. He was voted Best DJ of 2014 by LA WEEKLY. Marques’ sets are known to turn huge dance floors into an intimate ritual.
You tend to use some beautiful worldly sounds. What inspired the use of often tribal or native instrumentation?
What was the defining moment in your life that made you want to pursue music full time?
You use the term “Sonic Love” to describe your music. What does that term mean to you and how is it reflected in your work?
How did DEEP-LA get its start and what type of person does it attract?
What will you bring to the Woogie Weekend that is uniquely Marques Wyatt?
Britt Hysen is the Editor-in-Chief and founder of MiLLENNiAL. In addition to being a media entrepreneur, Britt is a passionate humanitarian, international speaker, and an expert on all things related to the global millennial.