EP. 042 - Rosales (My DJ Story Podcast)

Name: Jonathan Rosales

DJ Name: Rosales


Instagram: @officialrosales


Primary Genre: EDM

Other Genres: Hip-Hop, Pop, House



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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: what's up everybody Darrell freighter the club CEO here and we have another amazing episode of the my DJ story podcast brought to you by the club APP the number one online Community for DJ.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: We can stream for free and not get cut off today we have rose Alice please introduce yourself brother and let the people know who you are where you're from.


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Jonathan Rosales: what's up my name is resolve this i'm from the Midwest area right now i'm in iowa city iowa city iowa, but I am from CCI which is, which is a little bit more West and where i'm at right now.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: Often brother, we appreciate you being on the show man, we run a really hear the real story about how you got store start as a DJ from the beginning.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: And just tell us you know walk us through your journey and let us know you know your progress to the you know amount of time you've been teaching.


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Jonathan Rosales: For sure uh well, I would say um.


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Jonathan Rosales: It all started about like five years ago, when I was in a senior in high school, I was you know, I was typical case of senior is I was challenge kind of going through that last year and I remember odd is going through netflix.


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Jonathan Rosales: And the main thing that got me into like the edm culture was I saw a movie on netflix called under the electric Sky, which is about.


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Jonathan Rosales: The music festival on etc on today is so I watched that and I just got like kind of obsessed with that whole movie and I was started researching this stuff so and then all kind of festivals, I believe.


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Jonathan Rosales: there's a couple other documentaries, and so I think I saw that movie like probably like around December January, but my senior year.


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Jonathan Rosales: And then, once I saw that I was like oh my God like I gotta go to this like this looks looks amazing it's like in made to, and I can you graduate usually you graduate high school in May it's like it's like a week or two after I graduate like.


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Jonathan Rosales: You got to do this, so I found like a friend and like hey like like I was crazy movie you got to watch it too and he's like you know it's lit so like um it's like to exactly graduate you wanna you want to take a road trip and he's like sure so.


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Jonathan Rosales: And before this I was already listening to edm, but it was more like I never really went to any concert venue or, like any concerts or anything because we were in i'll actually this was when I was living in South Dakota in high school.


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Jonathan Rosales: Because I my my mom remarried and we relocated to South Dakota for by like five years of high school or school um so he's like sure, so we graduated we take my 2005 grand cherokee.


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Jonathan Rosales: drove it to Vegas like a 25 hour drive, but like I remember, leaving i'm we left my hometown or we left, where I went to high school.


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Jonathan Rosales: I like 9pm and i'm like holy shit like it was like dark already like holy shit we were like we're about a drive to Vegas are you ready for this shirt.


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Jonathan Rosales: I remember like an hour hour like holy Fuck we're actually driving a fucking day is like to like we had to go go, we left South Dakota like go through the middle of nebraska which is like all cornfield do you like you can like die there's like children bitcoin shirt and then.


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Jonathan Rosales: Then, after the roster you go through Colorado which is like still like kind of nebraska until you get some.


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Jonathan Rosales: Like the Denver area, so it was all just fields, and so we got so like Denver within like all changed by than me like go to the mountains for like.


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Jonathan Rosales: Five six hours and you go through like a tip of Arizona, and then yeah then, then you go to utah to and that's like it's all wrapped up dust, so it was like it was a crazy road trip on we know, being a flat to like an hour after Denver, so that was rough and we were supposed to like.


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Jonathan Rosales: We were supposed to get there that night at like seven with that flat added like five hours, but um you know I still remember to this day, so I guess that's that's a memory.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: Effectively interesting man yeah you just got that motivation to become a DJ have to watch that movie.