New York City producer & DJ Marc-Alan Gray is having a busy 2008, as the front man for the music projects Heartme!, Theles, Spencer Gray, and as organizer & resident of the popular Changez Le Beat & RobotRock events. They've put him playing recently in France, Canada, Mexico, Italy, & the Bahamas. Marc-Alan still makes the time in the studio to work on new projects & remixes; Fisherspooner, M.I.A., Princess Superstar, Yelle, Wamdue Project, Mark Ronson, & Depeche Mode have all had MAG's treatment of late. In response to the busy schedule, with the JUXTAPOSITION8 mix cd being demanded by fans, a tour of Scandanavia, & a HEARTME! EP due, Marc-alan figures it's going to be lots of "Coffee & cigarettes to get me through the summer at least". www.myspace.com/marcalangray
Resident Mike Dextro is a seasoned young DJ and Producer specializing in Electro and it's relevant influence on current and popular music. He was a weekly resident at Pianos the last two years with Shandi Sullivan of America's Next Top Model fame, and Will Griggs, who founded the Cantora label, who represents the band, The MGMT, who are now on Columbia Records. Dextro recently remixed the a song by The Junkies, mashed up Ian Brown of the Stone Roses with music and event production partner Ole' for their Diesel and Raw project. He is finishing up a DJ Wool remix to support Wool's debut album release. He also interviews artists and promoters for the DIY music and DJ culture blog Fakebeat, a joint effort with Alexander Bassett and Protman out of Chicago. He has DJ'd alongside Adam X, John Selway, Lauren Flax, and Drop The Lime to name a few.
Rehab, formerly Club Midway, hosts "COIN," a weekly Wednesday night of DJ-centric music hosted by resident DJ Mike Dextro. This event explores new emerging dance music genres and identifies celebrated sounds including Baltimore House, Bassline, Hiphop Electro, World Music, Disco, R&B, Breakbeats, Rock, Pop and Underground remixes covering the entire time span of worldwide DJ culture and dance music. It focuses on specific styles each week with guest DJ's serving local and international fanbases.