RotPG – Guillermo Arce 08/14/2015
Guillermo Arce started djing in 2007. The whole reason why Guillermo Arce got turntables was so that he could become a hip hop/scratch. But that didn’t work out because he couldn’t get into it. A year later after he almost called it quits & started working at Paul Frank under Juan Mendes who introduced him to house, industrial and techno music. Guillermo Arce started going to record shows with my coworkers to start a vinyl collection. His collection grew after 2 years of nonstop buying records but didn’t know how to mix. YouTube was new at the time and it was going to be the future so he decided look up how to mix vinyl tutorials and after a few days & got it down. His friend Dan Sena from Dim Mak records asked him to start a night at Detroit bar in Costa Mesa with him. Saying it’ll be fun! We get paid! We get to dj and we drink for free!
Guillermo Arce almost didn’t do it because he doesn’t drink and rather just play at home by myself. But I am so glad I decided to do it because I have meet a lot of fun interesting people & play at big places and have opened up for big acts like Major Lazer, Crystal Castles, Datarock, Peter Hook of Joy Division / New Order, Afrika Bambaataa, Skrillex, The Presets, Flosstradamus, Arabian Prince, Steve Aoki, Cut Chemist, Wolfgang Gartner, Mstrkrft and the list goes on…