DJ/Producer Lou Gorbea (OmiTutu)
DJ/Producer Jose Gonzalez (Fresh Sol)
Crossroads Resident LOU GORBEA:
Anyone who knows Louie “Lou” Gorbea probably knows his roots are in dance (danced with Alvin Ailey and American Ballet Theatre). Those who love his work will probably agree that his excellence as a DJ and producer spring from his dancer’s intuitive understanding of how music moves people, both body and spirit. Lou’s focus on audience response makes each of his sets unique and infuses his production work with an essence that can simply cannot be faked.
There are very few DJs that capture the imagination so thoroughly and this man is certainly one of those few. There are few who can cross genres fearlessly, Lou is most certainly one of them. Louie “Lou” Gorbea is known as a DJ’s DJ, Lil’ Louie Vega introduced him during The Vega Family Get Together at Water Taxi Beach (2010) as his own personal favorite. If you haven’t had a chance to be on a dance floor where Louie “Lou” is spinning, check him out on www.podomatic.com/profile/lgorbea . This veteran DJ brings the soulful heat with a touch of Latin flavor, and a deep knowledge of music across genres and eras, incorporating diverse sounds, classic rock, disco & R&B through Latin and House styles. He is famous for spinning electrifying old school sets and burning up the dance floor with a blend of the classic and the new. Lou Gorbea has been broadcast on NY stations like KISS FM & WBAI, on the internet via outlets like Cyberjamz, Downshiftradio/UMFM, UM Radio Web, as well as on the popular satellite radio broadcasts via XM Radio. A true veteran of the New York scene, Lou has graced the decks alongside some of the royalty of the House scene, including Little Louie Vega, Jellybean Benitez, Victor Simonelli, Bobby & Steve, and Antonio Ocasio. He has played in such famous NY venues as Discothèque, Pacha, Shelter, Copacabana, Cielo, Union Square Ballroom, and Water Taxi Beach. His travels have included gigs in places like the Winter Music Conference (Miami, FL), and overseas in places like “Il Ciclope" (Marina de Camerota, Italy), Egg (U.K.), Ministry of Sound (UK), One Happy Cloud (Athens), and Cava Paradiso (Mykonos, Greece).
JOSE GONZALEZ: Fresh Sol has some of the...well...freshest music coming out these days...and he's a fierce DJ...come check him out!!